Centennial High School



Centennial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Centennial High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 545
10 434
11 421
12 430

Centennial High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,831 students in grades 9th through 12th. Centennial High School is the 482nd largest public high school in California and the 1,975th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,831
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.02

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Centennial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 943
(52%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 888
(48%)
18,557
(50%)

Centennial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,113
(61%)
9,379
(25%)
 Hispanic 522
(29%)
23,004
(62%)
 Asian 77
(4%)
1,328
(4%)
 Two or More 50
(3%)
668
(2%)
 Black 43
(2%)
2,347
(6%)
 American Indian 18
(1%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
60
(0%)

Centennial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,445
(79%)
15,269
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 287
(16%)
19,042
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(5%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Centennial High School is ranked 850th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Centennial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Centennial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2611
2006 2308
2007 2158
2008 1991
2009 1858
2010 1792
2011 1797
2012 1831

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.8
2006 22.7
2007 20.7
2008 25.5
2009 25.7
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22558406740712
2006 0.25086655112652
2007 0.26830398517146
2008 0.28779507785033
2009 0.26103336921421
2010 0.22265625
2011 0.20812465219811
2012 0.21081376297105

Compare Centennial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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