Central High School (Connecticut)
|Central High School|
|Number of students||2,217 (2003) There are approximately 450 students enrolled in the magnet program as of 2015.|
|Color(s)||Black and Red|
The current school building was constructed in 1963-4, and was dedicated on October 25, 1964. The school is under renovation scheduled to be complete in 2017. It costs roughly 70 million dollars.
Famous alumni and attendees include
- Al Capp, cartoonist (failed to graduate)
- Michael Jai White, actor
- Fred De Luca, Subway restaurant's founder
- John Mayer's father was principal of Central High School
- Greg McCarthy, former MLB player (Seattle Mariners)
- Deborah Walley, actress
- Kiddo Davis, former MLB player (Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds)
- Trevardo Williams, professional NFL player (Houston Texans)
- Kirk Taylor, actor, Full Metal Jacket
- Kevin Nealon, comedian, Saturday Night Live
- Keith Carlos, winner of cycle 21 of America's Next Top Model
For the academic school year 2009-2010, the principal of Central High School was Mr. Alejandro Ortiz. From 2010-2011, the principal was Anne Engelson, from 2011-2012, the principal was Dr. Aresta Johnson, from 2012-2013 the principal was Stephan Anderson and as of now, the principal is Eric Graf.
- "Central's Seal". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- Dodd, Philip (February 9, 2008). "Guppy to Guillotin: The Namesakes of Words". Retrieved 2009-11-08.
- "The History of Bridgeport Central High School". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Administrative Departments". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Central High School - Bridgeport, Connecticut/CT". Public School Review. Public School Review LLC. 2003. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Hilltopper Sports". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Distinguished Alumni". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- "Al Capp". Central High School Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
- Central High School Web site
- Central High School "Strategic School Profile 2005-2006", Connecticut Department of Education
- Central High School Web page at Great Schools Web site
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