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Encyclopedia > Parkway Central High School
Parkway Central High School
Chesterfield, Missouri,
Flag of the United States United States
Principal Tim Gannon
Type Public
Mascot Colt
Established 1959
Students 1,400
Colors Red, Black, and White

Parkway Central High School is a secondary school located in Chesterfield, Missouri. The school's mascot is the Colt. Parkway Central High School is the original high school in the Parkway School District in St. Louis County. It serves about 1,400 students in grades 9-12. About 98% of its teaching staff hold postgraduate degrees. Chesterfield is a city located in St. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... Secondary school is a term used to describe an institution where the final stage of compulsory schooling, known as secondary education, takes place. ... Chesterfield is an affluent suburb in western St. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A colt or filly with its mother A Colt is a young male horse, under the age of four. ... Parkway School District is in St. ... St. ...

The school has a modified block schedule, offering students seven course selections per semester. It offers a college preparatory curriculum, including advanced placement courses and college credit through the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Over 99 percent of its graduates continue their formal education beyond high school. Central's ESL program has an enrollment of about 180 students from about 30 foreign countries and serves the entire district. Block scheduling is a type of academic scheduling in which each student has fewer classes per day for a longer period of time; academic days alternate, with students having half of their classes on one day and the other half on the other. ... Advanced Placement (AP) is the term used to describe high school classes that are taught at a college level. ... The University of Missouri-St. ... ESL is a common abbreviation for: English as a Second Language. ...

Its high school newspaper is the Corral, which is a member of the High School National Ad Network. The High School National Ad Network is a project by the American Society of Newspaper Editors High School Journalism Initiative to steer national print advertising into high school newspapers. ...



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  • 2003 Mikiko Fujiwara
  • 2002 Arvind Ravi

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Central's rivals are the Parkway West High School Longhorns. The school achieved several notable state championships during the 1970s and 1980s. The school has repeatedly advanced to state finals, with the basketball and football teams achieving several conference and division titles. Parkway West High School is a secondary school of the Parkway School District located in Ballwin, Missouri. ...

The 2007 Varsity Boys Volleyball reached the Class 3 State Semi-finals.

The 2007 Varsity Football team has reached the state finals and will play Lee's Summit West for the Missouri Class 4A State Football Championship. However, it is highly likely, knock on wood, that they will win because they are are beasts and lees summit is beasters. [1]

Notable alumni

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