• Welcome to Central High School, Home of the Bobcats! Central High School is one of the most diverse schools in Arizona, with over 40 languages spoken. Central offers a Global Studies Magnet program to support global awareness and has the largest Dual Enrollment program in the district, offering 21 different courses eligible for college credit. Additionally, 19 Advanced Placement courses are offered, allowing students to sit for the AP exam. Central has strong Career and Technical Education programs, offering business, marketing, graphic design, engineering, sports medicine, along with the largest Culinary Arts Program in PXU. Our recently developed Freshman House provides support for ninth-grade students and our long-standing partnership with the Phoenix Suns Charities has provided additional tutoring support and tutoring incentives. Sports have continued to be competitive and facilities continue to be improved. A new synthetic turf, shading structures, remodeled student union, and culinary space have added to the Central campus appeal, and additional modernization projects are currently underway. We invite you to contact us and take a tour of our beautiful campus!

Now Enrolling for 2020/2021

  • Need to Return School Property?

    Wednesday, June 17 8:00am - 11:00am

    Thursday, June 17 8:00am - 11:00am

    All Summer School

    laptops must be submitted by

    Thursday, June 25, 8:00am - 11:00am 

    Haven't Registered for High School yet?

    Complete the Online Enrollment Form OR stop by and pick up an application from our front office.

    Summer Registration Staff (click on title for email):

    Alma Morales, Registration Clerk (602) 764-7572

    Alma Brattain, Credentials Clerk (602) 764-7520

    Summer Office Staff (click on title for email):

    Alma Quintana, Sr. Office Assistant for Registration (602) 764-7525 

    Nelly Arenas, Principal's Secretary (602) 764-7502 

Upcoming Events

  • 4525 N. Central Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85012 
    602.764.7500 Office
    602.229.8378 Fax
    602.764.7700 Attendance Hotline
    Principal: Leticia Avalos
    Mascot: Bobcats
    School Colors: Red and Gray
    Year School Opened: 1957
    Office Hours: 7:00am -4:00pm
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