Centennial High School

4300 Centennial Ln
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Centennial High School serves 1,614 students in grades 9-12.
Centennial High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Centennial High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Centennial High School's student population of 1,614 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

Centennial High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Centennial High School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#33 out of 1354 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
39%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
39%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,614 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 30%)

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