About Central High

  • Central is a traditional high school in every sense of the word.  We run a traditional nine period day, have traditional classrooms in a building with “old school” charm, and we have a rich tradition of excellence that dates back to 1859.

  • When asked what our “specialty” or “theme” is we will tell you, without hesitation . . .  “Academics”.  We provide a quality education that includes:

     

    • an International Baccalaureate World School that offers over seventy IB, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses 
    • rigorous English curriculum with an emphasis in classic literature and writing that prepares students for college and beyond
    • broad World Language department that includes Spanish, French, German, Chinese and Latin
    • an energetic Performing Arts department that continues to stand out on the local, state and national level
    • a nationally recognized Marketing program
    • a reputation of civic consciousness
    • over 40 clubs and activities
    • and, a history of building strong athletes