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Centennial High School
  • Public
  • BAKERSFIELD, CA

Report Card

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

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Centennial High School is a highly rated, public school located in BAKERSFIELD, CA. It has 2,145 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 39% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.

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Centennial High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
39%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1190
309 responses
Average ACT
26
72 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$63,139
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,104
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$247,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 34 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 89 responses
  • Football games
    27%
  • Rallies
    27%
  • Senior Activities
    17%
  • Volleyball Games
    7%
  • Athletics
    4%
  • Homecoming/spring fling week
    4%
  • Orchestra and Band concerts
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,145
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,303
Teachers in First/Second Year
9%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 44 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 44 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,163 / year
National
$12,239
70%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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