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San Angelo is located in West Texas, approximately 90 miles south of Abilene, approximately 200 miles northwest of Austin, and over 200 miles southwest of the DFW metroplex.  San Angelo is located in Tom Green County, which had an estimated 2016 population of approximately 100,215.  The City of San Angelo is a dominant part of the population for Tom Green County, with an estimated 2018 population of 118,189. 

Based on the official census of 2010, the ethnic distribution of Tom Green County is estimated to be the following: 

Caucasian Hispanic Black Other
52,162 (54%) 36,916 (38%) 4,410 (5%) 2,399 (3%)

Diversity at Central High School for 2017-18

White Hispanic African American Other
36.0% 55.8% 4.2% 4.0%

The present facility is a multi-building structure accommodating this diverse population.  Buildings are differentiated by name and in many cases the discipline taught within.  Principals, counselors, and teachers work together as a team to meet the needs of each student.  Such a plan provides many of the benefits of a small school while retaining the advantages of a large campus.  Central High School is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and is a participating member of College Board.

Central High School Quick Facts

Enrollment = 2,259

Faculty = 146 teachers

School year = 175 days divided into two semesters.  First semester consists of 80 days and 2nd semester consists of 95 days, with nine-week grade reporting periods.  The school day consists of 7 periods, each 50 minutes in length.

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