Centennial High School

  • Centennial High School serves 941 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Centennial High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Centennial High School's student population of 941 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Centennial High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Centennial High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#9423 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
74%
54%
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Black
25%
5%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.64
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCompton Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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