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Centennial High School 1

Posted April 13, 2016
- a community member
This school has bullies for principal and Assistant Dean. My nephew is an 18 year old Autistic senior attending this school. He moved in with me because he was being mentally and physically abused at home. about 1 and a half years ago, the school was made aware, but his mother put on great show, so they did nothing. Recently, he received a small inheritance and his mother was upset she couldn't get her hands on it. when my mother passed, there was a family heirloom that she wanted another sister to have, but my nephews mother would never give it up. so when my nephew moved in, he brought it with him to give my sister, cause he knew that is what his grandmother wanted. So his mother, goes down to the school and talks to the assistant dean. they pull my nephew out of class, and the dean proceeds to threaten my nephew. He tells him, "It's a good thing you have that money cause now you can hire a Lawyer." and then tells him " your going to Lerdo (County jail). This dean was way out of line. He is not Law Enforcement. Educators are not supposed to get involved in Civil matters, let alone threaten students. shame on him and shame on my nephews mom for embarrassing him. I called the school and the District Office, and they said they would "look into it" and contact me. nothing yet. 1 week later, and I'm still waiting. No apologies or anything to my nephew. The principal called my nephew in and told him that the dean should not have got involved and would once again, "look into it." my nephew is scared and fears retaliation. These are not educators, they are bullies. And all this, to an autistic child. Do you want your kids going to a school that turns Thier heads to an abused child? if so, this is the perfect school for you. This principal, dean , and district makes the great teachers look bad. They should be ashamed of themselves.

Centennial High School 4

Posted March 30, 2016
- a parent
This school is fantastic. My son relocated from another sate, and he loves it. Teachers and counselors are great they really care about the students. Sports however are very political. If you aren't related to the coaches or aren't from the area your child gets cut from the team regardless how talented you are. Very unfair.


Centennial High School 5

Posted July 26, 2014
- a parent
Love, Love, Love this school!!! The staff is great; super kind and helpful. The teachers really take time to work with students that may be struggling. The school has high expectations for their students but they go the extra step and help guide students to meet and exceed those expectations. There is a reason that this school is so highly rated!!!!!

Centennial High School 5

Posted May 11, 2009
- a student
This school has been a great school in my past when i attended centennial in 05 and 06. Al the activities are great.I miss that school and tyhat is verry rare for me to say.

Centennial High School
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Posted March 10, 2009
- a student
Centennial is a great school to go to. It has an outstanding IB program along with AP and honors programs. Almost every sinlge student is involved with clubs or sports. Centennial is a school that I highly recommend going to .


Centennial High School 5

Posted February 24, 2009
- a student
Centennial is a great school. Very fun and very good teachers.

Centennial High School 4

Posted August 28, 2008
- a student
Centennial is leggit! Most of the people there are nice and the teachers are nice too. Most security guards there are very nice as well. Centennial is just a very nice school. Go G-Hawksss!! Much love to Madame Tiner =]

Centennial High School 4

Posted January 26, 2007
- a parent
There is a small but active 'Parent Teacher Club'- CHAPS- if you aren't involved-we will see you at our next meeting. :) There is also am athletic booster club, band booster and the drama department has active parents.


Centennial High School 1

Posted August 31, 2006
- a parent
Very disappointed with the leadership and their representatives in this school and their lack of concern with the students academic achievements. Safety is not a priority with this school or the leaders. This is disheartening. Parent involvment is needed.

Centennial High School 5

Posted November 04, 2004
- a student
Centennial High School has an amazing amount of extracurricular focus. They excel in speech and debate, mock trial, academic decathalon, as well as being state champions in volleyball, and having an excellent football, baseball, and basketball team. The honors program at Centennial is very big, which has its benefits and its downfalls. The benefits include a wide base of opinions from thinking students that your honors child can bounce thier opinions off of. It also means that your child will have a large group of people to choose thier friends from, all who excel in school, promote educational values, and hold thought out opinions about the world. The downfall of this large honors class is that your honors child won't get as much attention as the honors kids from smaller highschools recieve. The teachers at Centennial (especially the those in the honors program) are engaging and will challange your student.

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Centennial High School
8601 Hageman Road, Bakersfield, CA  93312-3957
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. (661) 588-8601
Last modified Centennial High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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