Student Placement Center
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri   8:00am - 4:30pm
Thurs   12:00pm - 4:30pm

Central High School

Address: 275 Lexington Pkwy N.
Saint Paul, 55105
Grades: 9-12
Principal: Christine Vang
Enrollment: 1866
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 744-4900
Fax: (651) 632-6033
• Our school is an International Baccalaureate (IB) school and offers the Diploma Programme and the Middle Years Programme.
• These programs, along with Quest and Advanced Placement classes, help students to develop critical thinking skills.
• Students can receive college credit while still in high school through College in the Schools and PSEO (Post-Secondary Education Opportunities).
• Central offers six languages with continuing programs for French and German immersion.
• College readiness opportunities include Upward Bound, College Possible, AVID and the African American Male Initiative.
• Career preparation opportunities include computer science and industrial arts, the construction trades pathway, auto mechanics, broadcast journalism and audio production.
• We value orchestra, band, choir and our winning robotics team.
• Students can explore their interests with debate and speech teams, a thriving drama board and clubs for language and culture, anime, art, politics, biking and more.
We offer:
• World Languages (French, German, Latin, Russian, Spanish) • AVID • University of Minnesota courses
Community School for Area F1
Programs offered:
  • French Immersion Articulation from Ramsey Middle French Immersion
  • International Baccalaureate (Areas C-west, E, F1)

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
29 %
  American Indian
1 %
17 %
41 %
8 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
5 %
Students in English Language Learning
10 %
Students in Special Education
10 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
44 %
275 Lexington Pkwy N.
Saint Paul, 55105