Centennial High School

Centennial High School serves 1,685 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Centennial High School operates within the Meridian Joint School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the ID state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,685 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Centennial High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade Centennial High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Asian
4%
1%
Hispanic
9%
16%
Black
2%
1%
White
79%
78%
All Ethnic Groups Centennial High School Sch Ethnicity Centennial High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.29
Centennial High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
39%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
10%
Centennial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,709 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Meridian Joint School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
3
Number of Students Managed 36,709 591
Graduation Rate 81% 82%
Meridian Joint  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $253 MM $6 MM
Meridian Joint  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $229 MM $6 MM
Meridian Joint  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,335 $10,010
Meridian Joint  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,649 $9,580
Meridian Joint  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Meridian Night School (alternative School) (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lowell Scott Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer School Of The Arts (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MeridianMeridian Night School (alternative School)
    Alternative School
    6075 North Locust Grove Rd
    MeridianID 83646
    (208)939-1404
    Alternative School

    0 mi | 89 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BoisePioneer School Of The Arts
    13255 West Mc Millan Rd
    BoiseID 83713
    (208)855-4100
    0.5 mi | 721 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BoiseJoplin Elementary School
    12081 West Demeyer St
    BoiseID 83713
    (208)855-4345
    0.6 mi | 393 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BoiseFrontier Elementary School
    11851 Musket Dr
    BoiseID 83713
    (208)350-4190
    0.7 mi | 404 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BoiseLowell Scott Middle School
    13600 West Mc Millan Rd
    BoiseID 83713
    (208)350-4060
    0.8 mi | 1071 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Boise, ID public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.30, which is higher than the Idaho average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Boise is Jefferson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.