|Tuesday,12/16||1 & 3A|
|Wednesday,12/17||1 & 3B|
|Thurday,12/18||2 & 4A|
|Friday,12/19||2 & 4B|
Located in the heart of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, Central hosts some of the most academically talented students from across the district. Students are selected to attend Central through a competitive admissions process that includes achievement test scores, grade point average, personal essays, and teacher recommendations. Only 30 percent of the freshmen applicants are accepted.
Central graduates 98 percent of its students, over 90 percent of whom enroll in college. Of those who enroll, 83 percent re-enroll in college the following year. Central graduates are ranked among some of the most notable athletes, businessmen, and politicians. Central alumni include Muhammad Ali, Lenny Lyles, Woodford R. Porter, Lyman T. Johnson, and many others.
Central High School Magnet Career Academy offers a precollege curriculum consisting of Magnet Programs for students. These programs are offered in four distinct areas: Business, Law and Government, Computer Technology, and Medicine.
Central, a Title I school, also offers Advanced, Honors, and English as a Second Language programs to help students meet graduation requirements and accelerated studies. Central offers a variety of courses to challenge students at the highest level. Students may earn college credit by taking AP and/or Dual Credit courses.
Originally called The Louisville Colored School, Central High School was one of the largest progressive schools for African American education. Today, Central continues the rich tradition by providing students with a diverse educational experience.
Home of State and Regional Championship Athletic Teams combined with an Award winning music department, Central also offers over 60 groups and clubs students can engage in to enrich their overall academic experience. Central's success is also evidenced by the millions of scholarship dollars seniors earn each year, as well as the students who are chosen as Kentucky Governor's Scholars and National Merit Semi-Finalists.
Congratulations to our student of the month, Kiana Gilbert. Kiana is a senior in the Computer Tech. Magnet. She has a 3.5 gpa and is also a member of the yearbook staff. Our athletes of the month are Jodia Bishop and Stevon Beason. Jodia has been a cheerlearder for four years and has help the team win several competitions. She has a gpa of 3.3 and is a senior in the Law & Government magnet and is on the yearbook staff. Stevon is an senior in the Speedway magnet. This year, he had 13 touchdowns (78 points) and rushed for 1,612 yards. He was instrumental in getting our football team to the State Championship this year.