La Crosse Central High School

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Central High School
1801 Losey Boulevard South
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
United States
Coordinates 43°47′36″N 91°13′08″W / 43.7933°N 91.2188°W / 43.7933; -91.2188Coordinates: 43°47′36″N 91°13′08″W / 43.7933°N 91.2188°W / 43.7933; -91.2188
Type Public 4-year
Established 1907
Principal Troy McDonald
Enrollment 1,042 (2014-15)[1]
Color(s) Black and Red
Athletics conference Mississippi Valley Conference
Mascot Red Raiders

La Crosse Central High School is a public high school in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Administered by the School District of La Crosse, it is located on the south side of the city. The school was established in 1907.


La Crosse Central is the older of two public high schools in La Crosse, with rival Logan being the newer school. It was established in 1907. Originally, Central was located at the intersection of 16th and Cass Streets on La Crosse's south side, where Weigent Park stands today. The new building stands on Losey Boulevard, near State Road.


The school has a World Language program, which includes trips to foreign countries; and a German exchange program, which allows students to have a German-speaking student live with them, as well as to live in Germany.

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

La Crosse Central High School has a variety of extra-curricular activities and athletics, and is part of the Mississippi Valley Conference.

State championships[edit]

  • Spring baseball - A-1978, A-1986
  • Boys' basketball - 1925, D2-2017[2]
  • Boys' cross country - A-1977, D1-1990
  • Girls' cross country - A-1985, A-1988, A-1989, D1-1990
  • Boys' golf - 1939
  • Girls' golf - 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998
  • Girls' gymnastics - A-1984
  • Skiing - 1969, 1974, 1975
  • Boys' track and field - A-1963[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

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