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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Centennial High School is an above average, public school located in Columbus, OH. It has 803 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
Address
1441 Bethel Rd
Columbus, OH 43220
Telephone
(614) 365-5491
Website

Centennial High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1060
20 responses
Average ACT
24
107 responses
AP Enrollment
11%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$47,156
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$856
National
$949
Median Home Value
$131,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.16 responses
Poll
88%
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 42 responses
Report
  • Pep rally
    26%
  • Spirit Week
    24%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Student previews for the play
    14%
  • Sport games
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
803
Free or Reduced Lunch
55%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,140
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$17,851/ year
National
$12,239
48%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.23 responses
26%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.23 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.23 responses
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Centennial, despite the reputation in the media, is an amazing school. The teachers will go above and beyond to help you; the facilities are falling apart, which is a shame. Overall, I would recommend this school to anyone!
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Centennial is an outstanding academic school and very diverse. My 4 years there were definitely the best years of my life, I participated in the chess program, football program, basketball, and track. My grades weren't amazing but they weren't that bad either, my teachers did their best to prepare us for college and the real world.
What I liked about Centennial High School was the diversity, I appreciated that I had the pleasure to meet so many people from different parts of the world. I had got the opportunity to get to know others cultures. I also loved the activities and recreational things I was able to involve in at school. I joined the mock trial club, the marching band, and the chess club it was all very pleasing and fun during my high school years.