Central Junior High School is one of five junior high schools in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District. In the 2018-2019 school year, Central JH has approximately 1180 students in 2018-2019 in grades 7, 8, and 9.
Central is the only junior high in HEB ISD that offers: Asian language classes (Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, and Arabic) as part of the district's International Business Initiative; Orchestra for those students who have been in Suzuki Strings; and STEM Robotics & Engineering in the 7th grade. Central JH is also unique among HEB ISD junior highs in that students zoned for both L.D. Bell High School and Trinity High School attend the school.