Central Senior High School

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275 Lexington Pkwy N

Saint Paul, MN 55104

(651) 632-6000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,955

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Central Senior High School

Excellent orchestra, band and choral music programs, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate academic programs, extraordinary number of all city championships in all sports, strong and consistent administration, healthy multicultural student body.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

I will be a junior at Central this fall. I can honestly say that I love this school. Yes, it is a large school with many kids in the hallways, there are occasional fights, etc. But the positives outweigh the negatives. Transitioning from junior high to Central was a breeze. Many of my friends came here ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/24/12

Central has thee best teachers I've ever had. Tons of class options, challenge and regular. The reason centrals test scores are low is because its in a shady neighborhood where theres quire a few students that don't. We have the smartest and stupidest, which is why our test score average is average.

Posted by a student on 03/10/11

They endeavor to meet the needs of each and every young person there and it is a very diverse school racially, socially, economically and culturally. My child has had a very good experience there and I feel is well prepared for college and future studies. The music program is superb - absolutely one ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/26/10

It is a diverse and very good school, full of different opportunities everyday!

Posted by a parent on 12/30/09

Central High School is the oldest, public high school in Minnesota. It is an AB/IP college prep high school and the best inner city school in the state. Many famous/celebrities are Central alums. It's the best there is in a public school around! My oldest son attended Central and now my youngest ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/04/09

It is doing wonderful things for our granddaughter in the way of varied programs. She is very happy there!

Posted by a parent on 10/15/09

I love Central High School! Senor O, Ms Peters and Mr Spicer are great!

Posted by a student on 09/18/09

The diversity, my daughter has friends from South east Asia, Somalia, Germany, Mexico, Spain, the US. The teachers are excellent, the school has many educational choices, many extracurricular opportunities.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

I had an amazing experience at Central. Great teachers, programs, activities. The community was so vibrant: diverse, creative and supportive of a variety of interests.

Posted by a student on 09/16/09

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Test scores for Central Senior High School

MCA-II/G* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Central Senior High School
St. Paul Public School District
* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in grade 9 in writing, 10 in reading, and 11 in math. The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Saint Paul schools — Central Senior High School is located at 275 Lexington Pkwy N, Saint Paul MN 55104. 275 Lexington Pkwy N is in the 55104 ZIP code in Saint Paul, MN The school district for Central Senior High School is the St. Paul Public School District. Central Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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