Centennial High School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
28
Grades
9-12
Students
908
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Science
9%
State avg: 50%
English
14%
State avg: 48%
Math
2%
State avg: 37%
2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
84%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
28%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1100
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
64%
Black
35%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
White
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
Filipino
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
20 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
488 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
2%
State avg: 9%
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28 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
2606 North Central Avenue
Compton, CA 90222
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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