Century High School

1401 S. Grand Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Century High School serves 1,656 students in grades 9-12.
Century 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Century High School's student population of 1,656 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,656 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Century High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Century High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2850 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Century High School's ranking?
Century High School is ranked #2850 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Century High School?
The graduation rate of Century High School is 90%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Century High School?
1,656 students attend Century High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Century High School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Century High School?
Century High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Century High School offer ?
Century High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Century High School part of?
Century High School is part of Santa Ana Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   1/5/2012
Century ROCKSSS!!!Best school ever!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - galve

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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