OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The administration and staff of Central High School is committed to promoting excellence in academics, attendance, and citizenship. We believe that the improvement and survival of our democratic society, the strength of our community, our nation, and our international stability are all dependent upon our informed citizenry. We are committed to creating a safe environment where all students will be provided with the skills, abilities, and knowledge to become life-long learners and responsible citizens. It is our vision to help motivate, challenge and energize our community and students to make Central High School an exceptional high school that will become a proud trademark of the community and a model for other schools to emulate.
TO IMPROVE STUDENT PERFORMANCE:
To meet state expectation levels on the end of course exams and to meet or exceed both the national and state averages on the ACT test through continued offerings for ACT preparation and planning.
IMPROVE ATTENDANCE PERCENTAGE AND TARDY RATE:
Increase the attendance rate to 95% or better by maintaining a strict attendance policy. Reduce the number of tardies during the school day with the focus on 1st period.
BUILDING LEVEL IMPROVEMENTS/SAFE DRUG FREE SCHOOLS:
To continue to develop strategies that address and improve building safety, security and environment as well as promoting a drug-free environment.
To continue to provide access to computers for all students and to make instructional technology an integral part of the teaching/learning environment.
TO PROVIDE EXTRA HELP:
To continue to develop strategies and ideas to provide extra help to students before and after school to meet high expectations and the failure is not an option initiative.
INCREASE THE GRADUATION RATE AND REDUCE THE DROPOUT RATE:
Increase the persistence to graduation rate to 95% or better and continue to insure that all students continue on a four-year path to graduate from high school. Continue to reduce the drop out rate to less than 2% by offering programs and support systems.
IMPROVE PARENT/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Increase parent/community involvement 5% yearly over the next 5 years and continue the Advisor/Advisee program.
To continue to develop strategies to address and improve students’ attitudes, respect for authority and each other, and to develop personal responsibility and good character. MAJOR EMPHASIS ON HARASSMENT AND BULLYING CONTRACTS!