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Blackburn Central High School
Haslingden Road, Blackburn BB2 3HJ
Blackburn Central High School is a non-selective academy. It has about 910 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2012 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2019.
Particular strengths include Finances, Progress and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Attainment.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Progress: About average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Environment: Poor. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is very high.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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