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school address: 801 Ferndale Boulevard, High Point, NC 27262

school phone: 336-819-2825

Mr. Terrill Moore, site coordinator:

Mr. Mahlik Conley, site coordinator:

Mr. Mike Hettenbach, principal

High Point Central High School is a comprehensive, traditional school with over 1,000 students enrolled in grades 9-12. The Gothic structure that houses students was opened in 1927. Terrill Moore has been working at HP Central for several years. He focuses on 11-12th graders. Mahlik Conley joined the CISHP team in August of 2023 and works with the 9-10th graders.

IB Night, Title 1 Night and Open House great opportunities for the students, staff and parents to enjoy each other and have fun. These events are packed with parents learning more about their student's activities and grade level curriculum.

Distinguished Men of Purpose meets bi-weekly for 9-12th grade males with Mr. Moore. It is a series of sessions designed to introduce students to qualities they need to foster in order to be good leaders. They are introduced to leaders in the community and hear valuable advice to help them grow in their own path to leadership, as well as prepare for life post-graduation.

Mr. Conley holds Imma Head Up, a bi-monthly group designed for 9-10th graders to gain valuable resources and assistance in wholistic support and proper navigation of their years of transition in high school. The group is grounded in creating a safe place for young people to learn and discuss topics, such as friendships, academics, job shadowing, current and historical events.


Aalivia Smith, UNCG Social Work intern, currently runs a Girl Talk program with 9-12th grade females. She is working with outside community partners to pair each student with a mentor to instill confidence, individuality and leadership.   

Current Needs:

  • incentives - to be distributed to promote student attendance, good behavior and improved academics

  • teacher and staff appreciation - teachers work so hard all day long. It's nice to reward them with coffee and doughnuts, a warm lunch in the winter, gift cards for birthdays and special occasions.

  • speakers - to talk to grade levels and clubs about careers, leadership and community service

  • mentors - to build a relationship with one of our case managed students

If YOU want to be a part of the amazing things going on at High Point Central High School, register to be a GCS volunteer by clicking here and email Mr. Moore or Mr. Conley.

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