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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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Leadership at this school is effective:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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There are 48 reviews about all of the school topics.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


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The school culture and leadership normally prevents bullying before it really even starts.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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The school has various programs in place to assist students and is very open to negotiating assisted learning programs weather that is a 504-like program or a classroom assistant.


Effective school leaders: Agree


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The school has improved a lot in leadership and communication since I first started and continues to improve each year. The administration is extremely flexible and willing to work with students/parents on an individual basis. The office is friendly and accepting of walk-ins by students or parents.

Develops character: Strongly agree


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Centaurus gets many positive comments about it's students. The recent Interim principle who previously was principle of Boulder High commented that CHS students were well behaved and they are a pleasure to be around. The school trusts its students enough to offer an open campus out of the gate, freshman through senior and expects students to take responsibility for their education and reach out when they need help. The school has a strong LGTBQ community and students are very accepting of that community.

Teacher effectiveness: Agree


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Like any school, there are 1 or 2 teachers I had that were not fantastic, but besides those teachers, Centaurus has some amazing teachers in every department. All the IB and AP teachers are highly qualified and know how to teach in innovative and effective ways. The entirety of the social sciences/studies department is outstanding.


Amount of homework: Agree


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Depending on what course set you take at the school, the homework load will match. If you take regular level classes, the workload is very light relative to IB and AP classes which have generally the same workload across the board at any school. The school policies and teachers are genuinely interested in student success and will work around problems. Most teachers have a 5-day late policy before credit is taken off and/or the work is no longer accepted.



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Centaurus is an underrated school in BVSD. Despite residing in a lower-income area, many of the teachers and administration are equivalent to to some of the best schools in the area. The school has one of the best engineering programs in the US (which has sent an experiment to the ISS) and has rigorous IB and AP course options for students that are seeking a challenge.



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We have had an awesome experience at Centaurus. We open enrolled in Centaurus when we moved to Boulder County. A few teachers have taken the time to call or e-mail, that's right a personal phone call, to let me know that my son could do better on a certain assignment or to set up extra time for help. This just confirmed that we are in the right place. This has happened numerous occasions. The athletics are competitive as well as giving many a chance to play that would not be able to compete in a larger school. Many athletes have received scholarships to top rated school to continue competing. A study skills class has been instrumental in one of our boys success. He now feels equipped and confident to go to college. the support he receives from the teacher is fabulous. The teacher really takes the time to know him and how he learns. The support we receive as a family and the overall experience with academics, clubs, athletics, engineering, studies has been a blessing!!!!!


Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree


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My child is being mentally and emotional bullied by a coach and the AD hasn't done one thing about it!

Amount of homework: Strongly agree


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As a parent the teachers are great here! As for the Athletic and counseling departments that leaves something to be desired!! The lack of care and the disregard for students is unimaginable! A counselor told my child that they were an "over achiever" because she wanted to take the ACT early. The AD and VBall coach need to be re-evaluated!!

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Last modified Centaurus High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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