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La Jara, CO
Students enrolled: 278
Before care: No
After care: No

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17889 US Hwy 285
La Jara, CO 81140

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(719) 274-5178
(719) 274-5637
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November 23, 2014
Centauri says goodbye to the 2014 Colorado National Principal of the Year. However, another good administrator fills the position.

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April 07, 2014
A or B+ rating with 68% free or reduced student population. Rated 7th in Colorado by having the greatest difference between the "expected" ACT scores and the ACT scores they get (data by Aspen Foundation/Roaring Fork Asst. Supt.). Principal was a finalist for principal of the year in 2013 and is the Colorado Principal of the Year for 2014-15. Kids are really good kids and teachers bust their tail for kids. Sports are really competitive and they have a whole bunch of activities and clubs that give kids some really neat experiences. Have another Boettcher scholar winner this year and a 98% graduation rate for the last 8 years.

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2012
Centauri is a great high school and does more with less than any high school around. Look at the scores it receives despite having the demographics it has. Proof is in the data. Principal is awesome.

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2012
Super high school and great place to be. Good leadership and good teachers produce good kids.

- submitted by a student

October 03, 2012
Even though they won't get the credit they deserve, CHS is one great school. From leadership to kids, Centauri has great things going on.

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2008
I was an exchangestudent there 06/07 and I liked it very much. I loved that u got a connection with all the teachers and students right away. You didnt have to be shy or anything..Me like ;)

- submitted by a student

January 06, 2005
Centauri is knowned for basketball and the other sports that they do they just do because the kids mandate it so if u were interested in it then i would go to another school only if u were interested in baseball or any othere sports except basketball and football and there are never any problems at all so u don't have to worry about gangs or anythign like that it is honestly a really fun place to be and a really good learning school.

- submitted by a student

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Principal is Colorado Principal of the year 2014-15. Centauri has a 98% graduation rate (on time) and has for the last 8 years. Centauri has climbed to a PERFORMANCE rating from the Colorado Department of Education, meeting all performance indicators. Our Academic Indicator rates "EXCEEDS". Our demographics are diverse, our discipline has an exemplary record, and we offer classes from the basics, to Advanced Placement to boasting a stellar concurrent enrollment program.

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Last modified: December 16, 2014

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Centauri High School
17889 US Hwy 285, La Jara, CO  81140
(719) 274-5178
Last modified Centauri High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Centauri High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top