Century High School in Hillsboro, OR - Niche

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Century High School is a public school in Hillsboro, Oregon. It has 1,698 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 82% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 236 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2000 Se Century Blvd
Hillsboro, OR 97123
(503) 844-1800

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 236 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: I have definitely seen some of this, bu for the most part it isn't that present. Most students stick with their group of friends and don't bother others.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Academics: Some of the teachers have unique teaching styles which cause some students to have difficulty learning.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: We have good teachers, I mean if you're friendly to them they are friendly , but if not, there not, it is just impossible to think that they will care about us, when they go to sleep they don't think about how much we are struggling and that is normal,.

    It is o Portland to highlight that we have no African American, Asian or Mexican teachers, all are 100% white, how does that sound ?...
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Some extracurricular opportunities at this school is that this school gives the students opportunities to volunteer in many ways. Also this school likes to help elementary and middle schools like they ask high school students if they are willing to help out in volunteering and tutoring kids.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: What makes this school unique is that this school always have help for everyone they will try to find out a way to help you out if they can. Also this school likes to help the community a lot by giving food to the family of our community or to other communities.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Hillsboro High School 2 mi. 1,387
3.00 Aloha High School 3 mi. 2,062
3.66 International School of Beaverton - High School 3 mi. 867
2.66 Liberty High School 4 mi. 1,454
3.66 Westview High School 4 mi. 2,470

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Century High School United States Aloha High School Hillsboro High School International School of Beaverton - High School Liberty High School Westview High School
White 52.0% 51.0% 45.0% 46.0% 46.0% 54.0% 47.0%
Hispanic 25.0% 25.0% 34.0% 42.0% 15.0% 32.0% 17.0%
Asian 12.0% 4.8% 7.0% 5.0% 23.0% 4.0% 23.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 7.0% 2.0% 11.0% 4.0% 6.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.1%
Grade 10 23.2%
Grade 11 25.4%
Grade 12 24.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 61% Yes
  • 35% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 29% There are lots of extracurricular activities
  • 24% The Staff
  • 18% Easy to get around
  • 18% Almost everyone is friendly
  • 12% Diversity

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 36% Younger students still act like 5 year olds
  • 29% We're terrible at sports and college prep.
  • 14% Outdated technology
  • 14% Lack of school spirit
  • 7% Amount of disrespect students show to teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% Arts programs.
  • 29% We have solid academic performance
  • 18% Equal balance between sports and arts
  • 6% We have really good sports teams
  • 6% Doing things for the right reason

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 50% A school that is proud to be what they are.
  • 25% Passionate theater and color guard programs
  • 12% Not a sports school....
  • 12% A school that makes the best of a bad budget.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% If you need help you have to speak up
  • 46% Find a sport/club/activity you love

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 82% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.