Centennial High School

6901 Coit Rd,

Frisco, TX, 75035-4912

Tel: (469)633-5600
Grades: 9-12

1,904 students

Centennial High School serves 1,904 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Centennial High School operates within the Frisco Independent School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1904 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,904 students
Centennial High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Centennial High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Centennial High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Centennial High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
Centennial High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
14%
50%
Centennial High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
9%
13%
Centennial High School Black (2004-2012)
White
62%
31%
Centennial High School White (2004-2012)
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.
0.58 0.64
Centennial High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
6%
44%
Centennial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Centennial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,123 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Frisco Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
3
Number of Students Managed 40,123 799
Frisco Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 80%
Frisco Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $325 MM $9 MM
Frisco Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $509 MM $9 MM
Frisco Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,562 $11,947
Frisco Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,518 $12,666
Frisco Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Liberty High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wester Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gunstream Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Frisco Wester Middle School
    12293 Shepherds Hill Ln
    Frisco , TX , 75035
    (469)633-4800
    0.4  mi  |  828  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Frisco Gunstream Elementary School
    7600 Rockyridge Dr
    Frisco , TX , 75035
    (469)633-3100
    0.6  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Frisco Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Curtsinger Elementary School
    12450 Jereme Trl
    Frisco , TX , 75035
    (469)633-2100
    0.9  mi  |  642  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Frisco Shawnee Trail Elementary School
    10701 Preston Vineyard Dr
    Frisco , TX , 75035
    (469)633-2500
    1.2  mi  |  655  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Frisco Christie Elementary School
    10300 Huntington Rd
    Frisco , TX , 75035
    (469)633-2400
    1.5  mi  |  730  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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