Centauri High School

17889 Us Hwy 285
La Jara, CO 81140
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Centauri High School serves 325 students in grades 9-12.
Centauri High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Centauri High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Centauri High School's student population of 325 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Centauri High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Centauri High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#825 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
51%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centauri High School's ranking?
Centauri High School is ranked #825 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Centauri High School often compared to?
Centauri High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alamosa High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Centauri High School?
The graduation rate of Centauri High School is 95%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Centauri High School?
325 students attend Centauri High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Centauri High School students are White, 47% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Centauri High School?
Centauri High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Centauri High School offer ?
Centauri High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Centauri High School part of?
Centauri High School is part of North Conejos School District No. Re1j.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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