Central High School

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3325 Cherry St

Erie, PA 16508

(814) 874-6200

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,123

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Central High School

Its so fun! I love it there, so much hands on things to do and barely any drama. The only drama we have is from other schools that don't like us at Central. Lol, but other than that we are like bonded together. Its like you have 09483290473284093284093274239047 family members at school; You hate them, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/30/13

I am a student at CT and I love it there it's a great atmosphere to learn in. The teachers are very helpful and the students are good

Posted by a student on 08/07/11

This is a wonderful school with alot of options for kids to chose from. I will be attending here this year as a freshman. I belive all highschools should have this option of tade for students. It's the best thing becasue when we graduate we have a deplomia and a certification in a certian feild.

Posted by a student on 08/09/10

Great school, i'm going to attend there next year. When i shadowed i loved it so much. All of the students were so kind and sweet, and all of the teachers seemed to be very nice and welcoming! I think both the teachers and the students work very hard & only want whats best. This school is just as good ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/24/09

It would be a good school if the teacher challenged students more. The teachers don't push for success. It's sad but true. That is why the dropout rate is 1/4 at Central. It is a very big problem that the administration chooses to dismiss. Its going to come back and bite them. The school is a good ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/20/09

What a great improvement in the school. After the change from academic to Career and Tech the school has soared. The students are positive,the teachers and administration are working for the best interest of the students. Now with the adding of an honors program there is a waiting list to attend. The ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 07/08/08

Great School, the new Principal has made it a joy for families and studens are appreciated. The increase in honor programs, community service projects and career programs are a great match.

Posted by a parent on 06/02/07

Central High School is a good school if you take advantage of the opportunities you have at learning what the teachers teach you. Teachers don't challenge you as much at they should but really it all depends on the student and how much he/ she wants to learn.

Posted by a former student on 09/12/06

Not a good school. Limited honors programs. Limited opportunities for children hoping to go to college.

Posted by a student on 11/16/05

Principal is a joke. And, so are the uniforms the kids have to wear. They want to kids to be individual and then they all have to dress the same.

Posted by a student on 09/07/04

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Test scores for Central High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Central High School
Erie City School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Erie schools — Central High School is located at 3325 Cherry St, Erie PA 16508. 3325 Cherry St is in the 16508 ZIP code in Erie, PA The school district for Central High School is the Erie City School District. Central High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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