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
9 340
10 347
11 355
12 398

Centennial High School is a public high school of the Howard County Public Schools located in Ellicott City, MD. It has 1,440 students in grades 9th through 12th. Centennial High School is the 70th largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,461st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,440
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 90

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Centennial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 749
(52%)
8,655
(52%)
 Female 691
(48%)
8,127
(48%)

Centennial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 747
(52%)
8,338
(50%)
 Asian 467
(32%)
2,579
(15%)
 Black 102
(7%)
3,510
(21%)
 Two or More 68
(5%)
961
(6%)
 Hispanic 52
(4%)
1,330
(8%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Centennial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,336
(93%)
14,127
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(5%)
2,142
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(2%)
513
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Centennial High School is ranked 204th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Centennial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.0%. 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 1498
2006 1460
2007 1468
2008 1447
2009 1486
2010 1472
2011 1434
2012 1440

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.7
2007 16.3
2008 15.6
2009 16.5
2010 16.2
2011 15.6
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.033377837116155
2006 0.036301369863014
2007 0.047683923705722
2008 0.046993780234969
2009 0.053835800807537
2010 0.068614130434783
2011 0.066248256624826
2012 0.072222222222222

Compare Centennial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.2%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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