About Centennial

Centennial High School is one of two flagship high schools in the Champaign Unit 4 School District. Centennial opened its doors in 1967 and is home to the Chargers. Centennial hosts the District's high school athletic complex and the legendary Tommy Stewart Field. Dedicated faculty and a dynamic student body make Centennial an excellent place for young people to explore new ideas and engage in their learning.

Our Mission

To teach students the knowledge and skills to be life-long learners, good citizens, and productive members of society.

College and Career Center

Students at both high schools have access to College & Career Centers and counselors at their respective schools to help formulate their plans for success after graduation.

Academic Offerings

Both Unit 4 high schools offer a full range of services and rigorous course offerings. Students enroll in Academic and Honors level courses in the core disciplines. Unit 4 high school students also have access to 20 Advanced Placement. (AP) courses as well as dual credit course options to allow students to receive credit for college-level general education courses while still in high school. Elective programming in Fine Arts, Music, World Languages, and other disciplines is designed to help students develop the multiple literacies needed in our increasingly complex society. The new Computer Science course of study includes five courses including AP. Computer Science, and provides students with the foundational skills for 21st century careers.