Details overview

Hours 08:20 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Ms. Kibbey Crumbley, EdS
District Fulton County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Career and Tech (vocational)
College preparatory
International baccalaureate
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning At Centennial HS we strive to make a big school feel small by personalizing our students' educational experience. We offer a comprehensive AP program, with 29 AP courses; We are adding IB in the fall of 2017; We offer the AVID elective; We are a 1:1 technology launch school; and we boast an exceptional School Governance Council that works for all students. Our PTSA was recently awarded a North Georgia PTSA council award for highest membership growth of all schools.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Career and Tech (vocational)
Engineering
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
World languages

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Theory
30
AP Classes
including: Human Geography
3
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Finance
Health Science
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
Marketing
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
German
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Comparative Government and Politics
Computer Science A
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
German Language and Culture
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Music Theory
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

17
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education program details We have one of Fulton County's most comprehensive Special Education programs. We have a career-based instruction (CBI) program, as well as a traditional team-taught curriculum.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deaf-blindness
Deafness
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Traumatic brain injury
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details We have a very successful ELL program, with a staff of 5 full-time teachers with an average of 1:12 ratio.
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms
Integrated 50/50 ELL classrooms
Push-in model
Self-contained ELL classrooms

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 46% 41%
Black 25% 38%
Hispanic 19% 13%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 59%
English Language Learners 5% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

16
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
16
Boys Sports
including: Fencing
35
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Fencing
Golf
Gymnastics
Intramurals
Lacrosse
PE classes
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Fencing
Football
Golf
Intramurals
Lacrosse
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Community service
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Forensics club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
JROTC
Literary magazine
Marching band
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
SADD
Science club
Special Olympics
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Haynes Bridge Middle School
  Holcomb Bridge Middle School
Parent involvement details Our PTSA is extremely active. All of our sports also have active Booster associations. Our School Governance Council has 10 members, of which 3 must be parents from the school community.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We follow the Fulton County Schools policy on bullying and it is taken very seriously.

Awards

Community service award 100% participation: Senior Service Day
Year received 2015
Community service award Multiple awards: FBLA, NHS, HOSA
Year received 2015
Community service award Johns Creek Student Leadership Graduates
Year received 2015
Academic award AP Merit School
Year received 2015
Academic award AP STEM School
Year received 2015
Academic award AP STEM Achievement School
Year received 2015

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
French
German
Korean
Russian
Spanish
Urdu
Staff details Our staff is 100% committed to the academic success of every student at Centennial high school. Please reach out to current Centennial family members and they will attest to the caring, supportive, innovative approach Centennial has to teaching and learning for all students.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Please visit our comprehensive counseling website http://www.mycentennialcounseling.com/
Learn more Http://www.mycentennialcounseling.com/
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Transcript
Application submission begins 08/03/2015
Application deadline 05/02/2016

Sources

Student diversity GA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group GA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
  NCES, 2011-2012