Central High School (Phoenix, Arizona)
4525 North Central Avenue
|Type||Public secondary school|
|Number of students||2,038 (2018-19)|
|Student to teacher ratio||14.99|
|Color(s)||Red and Gray|
Central High School is a high school in the Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The campus is located at 4525 North Central Avenue, just north of downtown. It was established in 1957.
- 1 Enrollment
- 2 Notable alumni
- 3 References
- 4 External links
As of 2006[update] , Central’s enrollment was 2,370 students. That year over 60 percent of the population was Hispanic. Central also has the highest percentage of Caucasian students in the district, as well as the highest percentage of Native Americans. Central also is noted for its substantial refugee population, one of the largest in the state.
The school predominantly serves students from partner elementary districts Alhambra, Creighton, Madison, Osborn, and Phoenix Elementary. However, students from across the district come to Central for its Phoenix Union Magnet Program in International Studies. Students zoned to Arthur M. Hamilton School of the Murphy School District, meaning those in the district east of Interstate 17 and north of the Maricopa Freeway, are zoned to Central.
The Arizona Department of Education has designated Central a "performing" school. Central has had 96 students recognized as National Merit Scholars in the past 15 years. The International Studies program includes foreign exchange programs.
This article's list of alumni may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability policy.December 2015)(
- Trung Canidate - Former NFL running back
- Bryan Colangelo - NBA executive
- Lois Drinkwater - sprinter and the first Arizona female to run in the Olympics (1968 as a junior)
- Damon Mays - Former NFL wide receiver
- Jay Schlueter - Former MLB player
Entertainment and music
- Mark Coggins - author
- Samantha Ponder - ESPN personality
- Richard Page (class of 1971) - lead singer and bassist of the pop rock band Mr. Mister
- Chuey Martinez - TV - Radio personality
- Phil Gordon - 51st mayor of Phoenix
- Rosanna Gabaldón - member of the Arizona House of Representatives
- Ian Bruce (class of 1962) - professor and vice-president of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
- Cindy McCain - wife of Senator John McCain
- ^ a b c "Central High School" . National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
- ^ "Archived copy" . Archived from the original on 2006-05-05. Retrieved 2006-04-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Central High School
- ^ "Phoenix Union Partner Elementary Districts" . Phoenix Union High School District. Retrieved 2019-11-07.
- ^ a b "Archived copy" . Archived from the original on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 2009-04-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- ^ "School Boundaries" . Murphy Elementary School District. Retrieved 2019-11-07. // Compare with: "2019-2020 District Map" (PDF). Phoenix Union High School District. Retrieved 2019-11-07.
- ^ http://www10.ade.az.gov/ReportCard/SchoolSummary.aspx?id=5439&ReportLevel=1
- ^ "Archived copy" . Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2009-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Central High School
- Phoenix Union High School District website
- Arizona Department of Education School Report Card
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