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

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,969
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    298 3.7
  • Ranking

Central Senior High School is a public coed 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 298 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 298 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The majority of parents with only a few exceptions are a positive presence in their students lives.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: All of the teachers at this school are incredible and love their jobs. I have never had a teacher be mean and they have always been the most encouraging to me.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Every club is very dedicated to it's own club. When there are events, clubs reach out to other clubs and help them make profit or collaborate.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: It wasn't really something that was at the forefront of my mind as a student.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My experience at Central was fulfilling and impactful.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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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 Minnesota 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% 71.7% 24.0% 42.0% 6.0% 60.0% 5.0%
African American 30.0% 15.0% 8.9% 32.0% 23.0% 30.0% 12.0% 22.0%
Asian 27.0% 4.8% 6.0% 30.0% 13.0% 37.0% 16.0% 56.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 8.1% 9.0% 18.0% 21.0% 8.0% 13.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.3% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.7% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 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 40 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 20% The different levels of core classes
  • 20% Diversity of Students
  • 17% The teachers
  • 11% School clubs
  • 10% Students
  • 9% College Prep (testing, info., AP classes, clubs)
  • 7% Outside opportunities (jobs, volunteering, etc.)
  • 5% The energy
  • 2% Opportunities

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 33 responses

  • 45% The diversity.
  • 42% It has IB/AP programs
  • 9% The inviting and cultivating atmosphere
  • 3% Diversity and IB/AP program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 35% Flavorful
  • 32% Interesting
  • 24% Unique
  • 9% 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 34 responses

  • 26% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% 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.