Centennial High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#342
College Readiness Index
54.6
Algebra Proficiency
3.7
English Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,434 Students
  • 92 Teachers

Centennial High School
4300 CENTENNIAL LN
ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21042

Phone: (410) 313-2856

District: Howard County Public Schools

Overview

Centennial High School is ranked 11th within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Centennial High School is 59 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 47 percent. Centennial High School is 1 of 14 high schools in the Howard County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#342
State Rank
#11
STEM Rank
#67

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,434
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 47%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 7%
Full-Time Teachers 92

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 96%
Proficient in Algebra 100%
College Readiness Index 54.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 14
Total Students 16,753
Proficient in English (district average) 91%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 94%
College Readiness (district average) 40.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Centennial High School is 1 of 14 schools in the Howard County Public Schools.

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