Centennial High School (Idaho)

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Centennial High School
Centennial High School (Boise, Idaho) logo.png
Address
12400 West McMillan Road
Boise, Idaho 83713
United States
Coordinates 43°39′0″N 116°20′10″W / 43.65000°N 116.33611°W / 43.65000; -116.33611Coordinates: 43°39′0″N 116°20′10″W / 43.65000°N 116.33611°W / 43.65000; -116.33611
Information
Type Public, four-year
Established 1987
School district West Ada School District (#2)
Principal Mike Farris
Teaching staff 80.91 (on a FTE basis)
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,701 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio 21.02
Color(s) Maroon & Silver
        
Athletics IHSAA Class 5A
Athletics conference Southern Idaho (5A) (SIC)
Mascot Patriot
Rivals Meridian, Eagle
Yearbook Sentinel
Feeder schools Lewis & Clark Middle School
Lowell Scott Middle School
Elevation 2,630 ft (800 m) AMSL
Website
[1][2][3][4][5]

Centennial High School is a four-year public secondary school in Boise, Idaho. Although located in Boise, it is part of the West Ada School District; at the time of its construction, CHS was in unincorporated Ada County. The West Ada district's second of five traditional high schools, Centennial opened in 1987 and serves neighborhoods in northwestern Boise and northeastern Meridian. The centennial of Idaho statehood was observed in 1990.

The school colors of Centennial are maroon and silver and its mascot is a patriot.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,701 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:

  • Male - 50.9%
  • Female - 49.1%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 4.0%
  • Black - 2.7%
  • Hispanic - 9.6%
  • White - 80.0%
  • Multiracial - 3.2%

31.1% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[5]

Athletics and activities[edit]

Among the largest schools in the state, it competes in athletics and activities in IHSAA Class 5A in the Southern Idaho Conference (5A) (SIC).

State titles[edit]

Boys

  • Football (4): fall 1988, 1996, 1999, 2003 [6]
  • Cross Country (5): fall 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999 [7]
  • Soccer (4): fall 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009 [8] (introduced in 2000)
  • Basketball (2): 1995, 2003 [9]
  • Wrestling (3): 1989, 2007, 2013 [10]
  • Track (6): 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1999 [11]
  • Golf (1): 1994 [12]
  • Hockey (2): 2012, 2013
  • Tennis - (combined until 2008, see below)

Girls

  • Sweet Liberty Dance Team 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Cross Country (3): fall 1991, 1993, 1994 [7]
  • Soccer (2): fall 2014, 2015 (introduced in 2000)
  • Volleyball (2): fall 1993, 2001 [8]
  • Basketball (5): 1993, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006 [13]
  • Softball (1): 1997 [14](introduced in 1997)
  • Golf (4): 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 [12]
  • Tennis (1): 2008 [11] (combined team until 2008)

Combined

  • Tennis (7): 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 [11] (combined until 2008)
  • Debate (1): 2013
  • Drama (8): 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 [15]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "High Schools". Meridian School District. Archived from the original on February 12, 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Centennial High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  4. ^ "Centennial High School". Meridian School District. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  5. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - Centennial High School". nces.ed.gov. U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  6. ^ idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Idaho high school football - state champions
  7. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Cross Country champions through 2011
  8. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Soccer & Volleyball champions - through 2011
  9. ^ idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Basketball champions - through 2012
  10. ^ idhsaa.org - Wrestling champions - through 2013
  11. ^ a b c idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Track champions - through 2012
  12. ^ a b idhsaa.org Archived March 21, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. - Golf champions - through 2012
  13. ^ idhsaa.org Archived October 1, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012
  14. ^ idhsaa.org Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Softball champions - through 2012
  15. ^ http://idhsaa.org/about/archive.aspx

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