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 fifteen Advanced Placement courses, making it possible to earn college credit while in high school. Our complete Curriculum Handbook can be found
We offer fifteen 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.
Students from the Centennial Class of 2011 are attending prestigious universities such as: Princeton University, Brown University, The University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, and Washington University in St. Louis.
We have award-winning Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Speech programs. Our complete Curriculum Handbook can be found here.
Senior students have incredible opportunities to intern or work through our Education to Careers and Professions (ECP) and Cooperative Career Education programs. More information about ECP can be found here.
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 PLAN, ACT, and PSAT. Our school also serves as a testing site for national SAT and ACT administrations.
Students can participate in the CUScholars program which promotes a rigorous academic program, volunteer requirements, excellent attendance and development of the "soft skills" needed to successfully move into adulthood.
Freshman and sophomore students have a closed lunch period backed with a Study Hall and Counselor Advisory period. During this time, they have access to the Library and our new Peer Tutoring Labs.
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 twenty-four (24) 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 and shadowing opportunities are available for prospective students and can be arranged by calling the Main Office at (217) 351-3951.