East Chicago Central Choir presents “Promised Land” 

The East Chicago Central Choir, under the direction of Denzel Smith, will present “Promised Land” on Thursday, May 21st & Friday, May 22nd.  This play is sure to entertain, and touch the hearts of all in attendance.

Tickets are $7.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door.  However, we are offering a rate of $5.00 (per person) for groups of 15 or more which will include reserved seating.  Deadline for reserved seating is Monday, May 18th.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
We are extending an invitation for all to come out and support this event. 

For tickets and special group rates, please contact:

Central High School at 219.391.4000

Denzel Smith at 219.718.8983

Fannie Bishop at 219.391.4000 ext. 4002

Army Specialist Ryan Horst

On May 19, Army Specialist Ryan Horst was a guest speaker in the library.  He has served two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.  To expand on their studies about terrorism, he spoke to the tenth grade social studies classes about terrorism in the world today and his experiences in the Middle East.  



"Sign up for summer school today! Classes start Monday, June 8, 2015!"

Thank You!
Special thanks goes out to Ameristar Hotel/Casino for their donation of men and women suits to our students. Suits may be used for job and scholarship interviews.

Suits are located in the Family Resource Center at Central High School.

June 1 - Makeup day for January 8
June 2 - Makeup day for January 9
June 3 - Makeup day for February 10 (last day for students)
June 4 - Records' Day (no students)

Calumet College Offers FREE Tuition to Students Who Qualify

Parent Engagement Message (new)

Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Students have met with counselors and courses have been scheduled for the next school year.  If you have any questions, please contact your child's counselor.
  • After school tutoring ended February 26; will resume in April.
  • As the prom and other end of school year activities are fast approaching, we are asking parents to call or visit the school to check on fees and balances.
  • If a student has 2 or more D’s, 2 or more F’s or any combination of both they will not be able to attend prom. 
  • It is mandatory that all students wear ID badges and follow the uniform guidelines as outline in the Student Handbook. 
  • Students are only allowed to carry clear or mesh book bags throughout the building.

2014-2015 School Start and End Times

Starts 7:40 AM - Ends 3:05 PM

FREE Textbooks

E. C. Central High School is offering FREE old unused textbooks for any parent that has a child in the school district.  If interested, you may come to E. C. Central High's bookstore on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Please bring your own box. If there are any questions parents may call Mrs. Valdez at 219-391-4000 Ext. 4035.

Central High School has received a grade of "C" from the State Department of Education. This puts us closer to reaching our goal of an "A."  We would like to thank all of the Central High School staff for their hard work and dedication!  We would also like to recognize the parents and community as equal partners in education. 

Learning for All....Whatever It Takes!

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Today, 5/24/2015
High: 79 Low: 65
Slight chance thunderstorms
22% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/25/2015
High: 80 Low: 65
Rain showers likely
63% chance of precipitation.