Central Senior High School in St. Paul, MN - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,969
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    289 3.7
  • Ranking

Central Senior High School is a public school in St. Paul, Minnesota. It has 1,969 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 56% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 289 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

275 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 744-4900

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 289 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I like the community with my friends there. They have challenging classes that really challenge me as a student and I am able to ask for help when needed. I feel comfortable there.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers are very helpful and are available if you need their help. They give clear instruction and let you know what they expect out of you. They treat everyone the same. They interact with students.
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: What makes this school unique is the amount of diversity because you really get to know and learn about so many ethnics and it is a cool experience.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: My teachers find ways to teach differently if students don't understand and they are consistent in keeping up with their gradings.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: They are pretty good, I don't participate in many but sports and National Honor Society, however I know friends in environmental clubs and others.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Como Park Senior High School 2 mi. 1,317
3.33 Highland Park Senior High School 3 mi. 1,195
2.66 Washington Technology Magnet School 3 mi. 2,095
3.66 Roseville Area Senior High School 4 mi. 2,112
2.00 Humboldt High School 3 mi. 1,174

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 52%
Male 47%

Student Diversity

Central Senior High School United States Como Park Senior High School Highland Park Senior High School Humboldt High School Roseville Area Senior High School Washington Technology Magnet School
White 34.0% 51.0% 24.0% 42.0% 6.0% 60.0% 5.0%
African American 30.0% 15.0% 32.0% 23.0% 30.0% 12.0% 22.0%
Asian 27.0% 4.8% 30.0% 13.0% 37.0% 16.0% 56.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 9.0% 18.0% 21.0% 8.0% 13.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.0%
Grade 10 24.6%
Grade 11 25.5%
Grade 12 25.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 74% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 20% The different levels of core classes
  • 20% Diversity of Students
  • 18% The teachers
  • 12% School clubs
  • 11% Students
  • 8% College Prep (testing, info., AP classes, clubs)
  • 6% The energy
  • 6% Outside opportunities (jobs, volunteering, etc.)

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 31% Arrogant students
  • 24% Crowded
  • 20% Kids who don't want to be there
  • 14% Social inequality
  • 6% Bullying
  • 4% Racism
  • 2% Teacher/Student relationships

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 30 responses

  • 50% The diversity.
  • 40% It has IB/AP programs
  • 10% The inviting and cultivating atmosphere

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 39% Flavorful
  • 35% Interesting
  • 16% Unique
  • 10% Different

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 43% Be prepared to work hard.
  • 25% Prepare to learn new and different cultures.
  • 18% Intense curriculums/classes
  • 7% Don't slip up & get caught into drama.
  • 4% Try to stay focus and get involved.
  • 4% Ready to learn and work hard

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 23% I love everything about this school.
  • 77% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.