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 which 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; exploration of different courses and activities
Understanding one’s self and one’s relationship to others
Components of the school include a strong emphasis on maintaining small class size and teaming of students. Centennial offers opportunity for accelerated learning in honors Language Arts, Mathematics and World Language. Talented and Gifted, At-Risk, and Special Education services are also, available. Teachers and counselors meet weekly to have "kid talks" to discuss students academic and behavioral concerns. Parents are a welcome addition to these talks. A site ESL trainer will be available for teachers who have ESL students in their classrooms. A "No Bullying" program was instituted in the fall of 2001. Peer Mediation and conflict mediation services with school counselors are available. 360 Leadership is a trained group of eighth graders who mentor sixth graders. We also provide an array of extra curricular activities over and above the district offerings.
Centennial Middle School is fully accredited by the Colorado Department of Education.