Cherise Ayers, Principal
275 Lexington Pkwy N, Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 744-4900 | Get Directions
360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102
651-767-8100 | Get Directions
Central is the oldest high school in the state of Minnesota. Its rich traditions, including academic excellence, are widely celebrated. Families prize the high value we place on academics; the varied extra-curricular opportunities; our culture of constant innovation; and our focus on relationships as the center for learning. More ...
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I am Cherise Ayers, and I could not be prouder to be the principal of THE Central High School! I am a second-generation Central alum and a Central parent. I have spent my 20-year career in education serving students across metropolitan Atlanta and the Twin Cities as both a middle and high school teacher, Dean of Students, assistant principal, district-wide equity supervisor, and principal. In SPPS I have served at Hazel Park Preparatory Academy, Maxfield Elementary, and Global Arts+ Upper Campus. I believe in the transformational power of student voice and community engagement. I look forward to working with all invested stakeholders to move Central onward.
Central High School
275 Lexington Parkway N
St Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (651) 744-4900
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