Centaurus High School



Centaurus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Centaurus 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
9 298
10 290
11 246
12 256

Centaurus High School is a public high school of the Boulder Valley School District No. Re2 located in Lafayette, CO. It has 1,090 students in grades 9th through 12th. Centaurus High School is the 109th largest public high school in Colorado and the 5,410th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,090
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,410th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 109th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 300th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 101st out of 496

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Centaurus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 580
(53%)
5,663
(51%)
 Female 510
(47%)
5,468
(49%)

Centaurus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 649
(60%)
7,953
(71%)
 Hispanic 342
(31%)
1,810
(16%)
 Two or More 53
(5%)
556
(5%)
 Asian 28
(3%)
654
(6%)
 Black 12
(1%)
94
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Centaurus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 716
(66%)
9,120
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 314
(29%)
1,633
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(6%)
378
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Centaurus High School is ranked 95th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Centaurus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.7%. 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.

Centaurus High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1000
2006 1048
2007 1057
2008 1136
2009 1076
2010 1042
2011 1017
2012 1006
2013 1018
2014 1029
2015 1090

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 17
2007 17.4
2008 16.3
2009 16
2010 17.1
2011 17.7
2012 17.5
2013 17.3
2014 17.7
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.293
2006 0.29961832061069
2007 0.27152317880795
2008 0.3125
2009 0.27695167286245
2010 0.31381957773512
2011 0.31268436578171
2012 0.2962226640159
2013 0.27603143418468
2014 0.29543245869776
2015 0.34311926605505

Compare Centaurus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.3%
 
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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