Centennial High is the hub for the five communities that feed into this large metropolitan high school with a small-town attitude.
Centennial High School serves nearly 2,000 students in an environment that provides high quality opportunities, emotional support, and social development that prepares learners for excellence in their future. Centennial High is the hub for the five communities that feed into this large metropolitan high school with a small-town attitude. Centennial’s track record of success includes a high school graduation rate of 95.9%, significantly higher than the state average and one of the highest in Minnesota.
Our talented students and first-rate staff exhibit Cougar pride in all they do, which promotes a culture of tolerance and respect. We pay attention to the whole student, with an understanding that students will work hard when they have positive relationships with each other and with staff.
District Mission: Our Core Purpose
By providing high quality educational opportunities, emotional support, and social development, Centennial School District prepares learners for excellence in their future.
Core Values: Drivers of Our Words and Actions
Connecting: Engaging students in meaningful ways with their school community.
Achieving: Student success through academic excellence in learning and teaching while supporting students in their growth and achievement.
Preparing: Provide opportunities for academic excellence to prepare students for their future.
Vision: What We Intend to Create
Centennial School District is a welcoming environment where all students, staff, and families belong and will:
Provide innovative, personalized, rigorous, and relevant educational opportunities for each students.
Build and strengthen relationships and partnerships with the community to offer educational programs and opportunities for all.
Centennial High prides itself on preparing students for successful pursuits beyond high school. In the most recent survey, with 100% of seniors responding, 87% planned to attend a two- or four-year college.