Centaurus High School

  • Centaurus High School serves 1,090 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Centaurus 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Centaurus High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Centaurus High School's student population of 1,090 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,090 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Centaurus High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Centaurus High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#656 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Centaurus High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
60%
54%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Centaurus High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.540.40
This chart display the diversity score of Centaurus High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Centaurus High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Centaurus High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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