Central High School (Connecticut)

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Central High School
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Central High School in the early 20th century
Location
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Coordinates41°11′20″N 73°12′21″W / 41.1889°N 73.2059°W / 41.1889; -73.2059Coordinates: 41°11′20″N 73°12′21″W / 41.1889°N 73.2059°W / 41.1889; -73.2059
Information
Typepublic school
MottoREAL[5]
(By industry we thrive)[6]
Established1876[1]
PrincipalEric Graf[2]
Number of students1,515 (2016-17)[3]
Campusurban
Color(s)Black and Red         
Team NameHilltoppers[4]
Website

Central High School is a high school in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut in the United States. It was founded in 1876 as Bridgeport High School.[1]

About 1905

In 2003 the school held 2,217 students and 152 teachers.[7] Ethnically the students were 46% African-American, 32% Hispanic, 17% white and 4% Asian, with 1% marked as unknown.[7]

The current school building was constructed in 1963–4,[1] and was dedicated on October 25, 1964;[7] the school is under renovation scheduled to be complete in 2017. It costs roughly 70 million dollars.

Notable alumni[edit]

Famous alumni and attendees include[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The History of Bridgeport Central High School". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  2. ^ "Administrative Departments". Central High School Official Site. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  3. ^ "Central High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "Hilltopper Sports". Central High School Official Site. Archived from the original on 2007-02-03. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  5. ^ "Central's Seal". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  6. ^ Dodd, Philip (February 9, 2008). "Guppy to Guillotin: The Namesakes of Words". Retrieved 2009-11-08.
  7. ^ a b c "Central High School - Bridgeport, Connecticut/CT". Public School Review. Public School Review LLC. 2003. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  8. ^ "Distinguished Alumni". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  9. ^ "Al Capp". Central High School Official Site. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-03-12.

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