Ankeny Centennial High School

Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Ankeny Centennial High School serves 1,197 students in grades 10-12.
Ankeny Centennial High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ankeny Centennial High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Ankeny Centennial High School's student population of 1,197 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

Ankeny Centennial High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ankeny Centennial High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#37 out of 1232 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.41
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnkeny Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ankeny Centennial High School is Southview Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie Trail Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ankeny Prairie Trail Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 718 students
    0.4 miles
    1850 Sw College Ave
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9605
    0.4 K-5 718
  • Ankeny Crocker Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
    0.7 miles
    2910 Sw Applewood St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9710
    0.7 PK-5 662
  • Ankeny Southview Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-9 | 847 students
    1.2 miles
    1020 Sw Cherry St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9635
    1.2 8-9 847
  • Ankeny Northwest Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 366 students
    1.8 miles
    1202 W First St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-9680
    1.8 K-5 366
  • Ankeny Southeast Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 658 students
    1.8 miles
    1005 Se Trilein Dr
    Ankeny, IA 50021
    (515) 965-9650
    1.8 K-5 658

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