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Centaurus High School
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  • Public
  • LAFAYETTE, CO

Report Card

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

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Centaurus High School is a highly rated, public school located in LAFAYETTE, CO. It has 1,453 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1220
234 responses
Average ACT
27
168 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$83,019
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,495
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$497,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 69 responses
  • Powderpuff!
    28%
  • Jello wrestleing
    13%
  • Hug a Warrior
    12%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Sports
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,453
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 30 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 30 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,760
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.3%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 41 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 41 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 41 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,732 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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