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 0
9 509
10 488
11 503
12 492

Centennial High School is a public high school of the Kern High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,992 students in grades 9th through 12th. Centennial High School is the 379th largest public high school in California and the 1,617th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 27.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,992
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,617th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 379th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,340th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 528th out of 2,608

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Centennial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,027
(52%)
19,409
(51%)
 Female 965
(48%)
18,661
(49%)

Centennial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,154
(58%)
8,700
(23%)
 Hispanic 617
(31%)
24,408
(64%)
 Asian 97
(5%)
1,536
(4%)
 Two or More 53
(3%)
856
(2%)
 Black 48
(2%)
2,265
(6%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
248
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
57
(0%)

Centennial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,510
(76%)
12,953
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(20%)
21,714
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(5%)
3,403
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Centennial High School is ranked 786th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Centennial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 1895
2014 1969
2015 1992

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
2013 27.3
2014 26.7
2015 27.2

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
2013 0.22374670184697
2014 0.22905027932961
2015 0.24196787148594

Compare Centennial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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