Centennial Elementary School

1860 South Chelton Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Centennial Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Centennial Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Centennial Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
343 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Centennial Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Centennial Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1422 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Centennial Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Centennial Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
19%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Centennial Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.68
This chart displays the diversity score of Centennial Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Centennial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centennial Elementary School's ranking?
Centennial Elementary School is ranked #1422 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Centennial Elementary School often compared to?
Centennial Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bricker Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Centennial Elementary School?
343 students attend Centennial Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Centennial Elementary School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Centennial Elementary School?
Centennial Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Centennial Elementary School offer ?
Centennial Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Centennial Elementary School part of?
Centennial Elementary School is part of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An.
In what neighborhood is Centennial Elementary School located?
Centennial Elementary School is located in the Southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood of Colorado Springs, CO. There are 22 other public schools located in Southeast Colorado Springs.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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