Prospective Students

Welcome and thank you for choosing Centennial High School! There are many exciting things happening here:

Our new College and Career Center is open to students and families and provides assistance with post high-school planning. To learn more, you can visit the College & Career Center

We offer twenty-one Advanced Placement courses, making it possible to earn college credit while in high school. We also offer twenty-two Dual Credit courses in partnership with Parkland College, making it possible to earn college credit while taking high school courses without leaving the high school campus. Our complete Curriculum Handbook can be found here. 

We have award-winning Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Speech programs. 

Senior students have incredible opportunities to intern or work through our Education to Careers and Professions (ECP) and Cooperative Career Education programs.

Our Athletic and Extracurricular programs offer students countless opportunities to get involved outside the classroom. Visit our Athletic Department website or our Clubs website for more information.

We offer a number of standardized testing opportunities for students to assess their skills, college readiness, and possibly earn scholarship dollars. These tests include SAT, and PSAT. Our school also serves as a testing site for national SAT and ACT administrations.

Freshman and sophomore students have a closed lunch period backed with a Study Hall . During this time, they have access to the Library.

Our school works in cooperation with the Education departments at the University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University, and Parkland College.

Our average class size is seventeen (17) students.

Course selection for the upcoming school year typically occurs from January-February. More specific information will be made available to Unit 4 middle schools schools as soon as it becomes available. Feel free to call us or check our website for updates.

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Tours of the school are available for prospective students and can be arranged by calling the Main Office at (217) 351-3951.

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