Points of Pride
- Centennial takes great pride in providing a foundation of solid academic excellence for students in a caring and nurturing environment.
- We offer a wide range of elective courses such as Foreign Language, band, orchestra, guitar, creative writing, computer, outdoor education, fitness and dance.
- Many of our students earn national recognition in extracurricular activities such as History Day, Geography Bee, DestiNation Imagination and writing contests.
- Centennial has implemented RTI and Positive Behavior Support, with an engaged faculty who meets the needs of all students through our Student Support.
Centennial’s Equity Goal is to narrow the achievement gap for special education, meal assistance and English Language Learners in the areas of reading, writing and math. Centennial’s Achievement Goal is to improve writing across all grades. Targeted professional development and dedicated resources have been utilized to reach these goals.
Centennial Middle School is a neighborhood school that proudly offers an accomplished instructional program, an exceptional staff, personalized attention, a broad exploratory program, and a distinctive technology experience. We hold all students accountable to high academic expectations and a rigorous curriculum. The fundamental goals that drive our curriculum are mastery of basic skills, i.e. reading, writing and mathematics; command of problem solving skills that underline success in the academic and real world; development of good study habits; planning skills and study skills; exploration of different courses and activities; and understanding one's self and one's relationship to others.
Components of the school include a strong emphasis on maintaining small class size, interdisciplinary team teaching, and teaming of students. Centennial also offers honors classes in language arts and mathematics. We provide Talented and Gifted, At-Risk, and Special Education services. We also provide an array of extra curricular activities over and above the district.