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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Ankeny Centennial High School is a highly rated, public school located in Ankeny, IA. It has 1,230 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 94% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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Ankeny Centennial High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
94%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1320
23 responses
Average ACT
27
313 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$86,486
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,073
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$220,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
94%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
  • After Prom
    25%
  • Ankeny vs Ankeny Game
    21%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Mid Iowa Show Choir Championships
    11%
  • Homecoming Pep Rally
    8%
  • Dance Marathon
    5%
  • Play/Musical
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,230
Free or Reduced Lunch
11%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,768
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.2%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$11,624 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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