Central High School (Connecticut)

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Central High School
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Central High School in the early 20th century
REAL[1]
(By industry we thrive)[2]
Location
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Coordinates 41°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
Type public school
Established 1876[3]
Principal Stephen Anderson[4]
Number of students 2,217 (2003)[5]
Campus urban
Color(s) Black and Red         
Team Name Hilltoppers[6]
Website

Central High School is a high school in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut in the United States. It was originally founded in 1876 as Bridgeport High School.[3]

About 1905

In 2003 the school held 2,217 students and 152 teachers.[5] Ethnically the students were 46% African-American, 32% Hispanic, 17% white and 4% Asian, with 1% marked as unknown.[5]

The current school building was constructed in 1963-4,[3] and was dedicated on October 25, 1964.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

Famous alumni and attendees include[7]

Kirk Taylor, actor, Full Metal Jacket Kevin Nealon, Comedian, Saturday Night Live

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central's Seal". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  2. ^ Dodd, Philip (February 9, 2008). "Guppy to Guillotin: The Namesakes of Words". Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  3. ^ a b c "The History of Bridgeport Central High School". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Administrative Departments". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Central High School - Bridgeport, Connecticut/CT". Public School Review. Public School Review LLC. 2003. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  6. ^ "Hilltopper Sports". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  7. ^ "Distinguished Alumni". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  8. ^ "Al Capp". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 

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