Centennial
High School

Profile 
Centennial High School is a college preparatory high school with PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Options) College opportunities, advanced placement courses, and an extensive program in the arts. Students learn through advanced technology, and cooperative learning.

Students can prepare themselves for highly selective colleges and universities. Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Calculus, French, Spanish, English Literature, English language, computer science, biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, and government. Students may also participate in career education programs, internships and Post-Secondary Enrollment Options at local colleges.

More than 60 percent of students choose to attend Centennial through the choice lottery option because they want the quality education that Centennial provides. Centennial’s diverse population, representing over 35 nationalities, exposes our students to a true global perspective.

Vision: 
The Centennial High School (CHS) community provides an educational program that prepares our diverse student population to live and work in the 21st century. We are committed to meeting the needs of all students by empowering them to be productive, responsible citizens with a capacity for lifelong learning. To accomplish this mission, we set high academic standards and provide a caring atmosphere conducive to success.

STARS are
Self Disciplined
Talented
Aspiring
Respectful and Responsible
Successful

 

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Centennial High School has nine National Board Certified teachers (with area of certification).
  • Sarah Barry, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: English Language Arts
  • Krista Jacob, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: Mathematics
  • Valerie Long, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: Art
  • Georgia O'Hara, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: Science
  • Leanne Rubadue, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: Mathematics
  • Denise Shook, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: Social Studies
  • Lynn Taylor, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: English Language Arts
  • Jennifer Zutterling, Adolescence & Young Adulthood: Mathematics
Centennial Stars Club activities

Chess Team - 1st Place Spring Clover Challenge and 1st Place Team U900.

2014 Ohio Grade Level Championship 3rd place Individual for 10th Grade Level.
1st and 2nd place teams in the Central Ohio Chess League. 
 
2015 Ohio Grade Level Championship 2nd place Team for 10th Grade Level
 
2016 Pickerington Scholastic Chess Classic 
1st, 2nd, and 4th  Place Individual Winners in the U1000. 1st Place Team U1000.
 
 
Mock Trial -- District Winner 2016

Academic Team
City Champions 2010
Runner-up City Champions in 2011, 2015

S.T.E.M Club 

FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics (2016-2017)
VEX Robotics (2016-2017)
Rube Goldberg Contest (2013-2016) - Regional Champions in 2015 and 2016, and National Champions in 2015
 
 

Centennial Poetry Team

Poetry Out Loud

2013: 5th in state
2014: 1st in state and 2nd in nation
2015: 2nd in state

Poetry Slam

2013: Runner-up City Champions, winner in Individual Poet category
2014: 4th in City, winner in Group Poem category
2015: City Champions, winner in Group Poem category, winner in Individual Poet category
2016: City Champions, winner in Group Poem category, and runner-up in Individual Poet category

International Thespian Charter Troop 6300
2011 Outstanding School award winner

Top High School 
Centennial has received medals from U.S. News and World Report magazine as one of the nation's top high schools.

Sports highlights 

2015 - 2016 Stars!

2015 Boys Cross Country champions
2015 Girls Cross Country champions
2015 Golf city runner ups
2015 Boys Soccer City runner ups
2015 Girls Soccer City runner ups
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015 Volleyball City champions
2016 Boys Swimming City runner ups
2016 Girls Swimming City runner ups
2016 Softball City champions
2016 Girls track City runner ups
2016 Boys track City runner ups

 
 
2014 - 2015 Stars! 
Girls Softball; City Champions
Girls Swimming; City Runner-up 
Boys Swimming; City Runner-up
Boys Track; 3rd overall in city
Girls Track; 4th overall in the city
 
Individuals: 
Kate Ryan won 2 mile city track title
Jazilee Williams set school record of 5'4" in the high jump
Chisom Ifedi set school record of 6'10" in the high jump
Girls basketball senior has committed to the University of Memphis 
 
 
2013 - 2014 Stars! 
Girls Cross Country: City Champs
Boys Cross Country: City Runner-up
Boys Golf: City Runner-up
Girls Soccer: City Runner-up
Girls Tennis: City Runner-up
Volleyball: City Champs
Girl's Basketball team: District Champions
Principal - Stephanie Porta
(614) 365-5491  |   1441 Bethel Road Columbus, OH 43220
centennialhs@columbus.k12.oh.us
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