PROFICIENCY 5% 85% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Rhode Island

Central High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Providence" in Providence, RI. There are a total of 1,087 students and 71 teachers at Central High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 796 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Central High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 5.0%, which is 85% lower than the Rhode Island average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch796
Reduced lunch52


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Central High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School3%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School7%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Central High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictRhode IslandNational
Caucasian 4.5% 8.5% 60.8% 51.1%
African American 16.0% 17.5% 8.1% 15.9%
Asian 8.3% 5.0% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.5% 64.8% 23.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 3.1% 4.0% 3.1%

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Providence demographics profile

StatisticProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Population density (sq mi)9,72068091
Median age29.439.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%52%55%
Speak English51%78%79%
Speak Spanish37%12%13%

Education level achieved in Providence

IndexProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade74.5%83.8%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%82.4%83.0%
Completed some college50.9%59.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%41.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.4%32.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%13.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Central High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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