Top 100 Best STEM High Schools – Centennial High School – US News & World Report – 72/100

Top 100 Best STEM High Schools – Centennial High School – US News & World Report – 72/100

Centennial High School
Phone: (410) 313-2856
District: Howard County Public Schools



Centennial High School is ranked 14th within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Centennial High School is 58 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 46 percent. Centennial High School is 1 of 13 high schools in the Howard County Public Schools.

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Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Medal Awarded     Gold
National Rank
State Rank

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
Total Enrollment     1,472
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)     46%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)     7%
Full-Time Teachers     91

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
Proficient in English     95%
Proficient in Algebra     99%
College Readiness Index     53.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.
Grades Served     09 – 12
Setting     Fringe Rural
Charter School     No
Magnet School     No
Receives Title I Funding     No

This information relates to high schools run by this school’s state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
Total Schools     13
Total Students     16,636
Proficient in English (district average)     88%
Proficient in Algebra (district average)     95%
College Readiness (district average)     42.2