Century High School in Hillsboro, OR - Niche

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Century High School is a public school in Hillsboro, Oregon. It has 1,694 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 215 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

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3.6 from 215 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The teachers really make this school amazing! Our budget is far from spectacular, the kids are like any other high school students, and the building seriously needs some insulation for the winter and AC in the summer...but the staff is very passionate about what they teach and they go out of their way to be available to students!
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: my high school was one of the lucky ones to not have the extra curricular activities cut from the school budget. but that meant some other parts of the school was lacking like college and life prep, and student services like issues councilors and decent sex education.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: One thing I loved about this school is how they always highlighted extracurricular activities whether it be basketball or band. All were recognized during assemblies received the some spotlight. Century is a school where it is extremely to get involved and while I was attending the star athletes were also stars in the classroom and not your stereotypical "jock". I really did love this school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: I only participated in a couple activities in high school. While it was really fun, it was hard to get leadership roles in these activities.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Educational Outcomes: I really enjoy UO. We have a great program for students who want to be teachers. Unlike high school, everyone wants to be here.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.00 Hillsboro High School 2 mi. 1,414
2.33 Aloha High School 3 mi. 2,146
2.66 Liberty High School 4 mi. 1,429
2.66 Glencoe High School 5 mi. 1,637
3.66 Sunset High School 5 mi. 2,063

Around Century High School

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


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Century High School United States Aloha High School Glencoe High School Hillsboro High School Liberty High School Sunset High School
White 53.0% 51.0% 49.0% 64.0% 46.0% 57.0% 59.0%
Hispanic 24.0% 25.0% 31.0% 28.0% 42.0% 31.0% 18.0%
Asian 12.0% 4.8% 6.0% 4.0% 5.0% 5.0% 13.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 6.0% 1.0% 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.3%
Grade 10 26.7%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 22.0%

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 25 responses

  • 68% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 30% There are lots of extracurricular activities
  • 26% The Staff
  • 17% Almost everyone is friendly
  • 13% Easy to get around
  • 13% Diversity

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 50% Younger students still act like 5 year olds
  • 30% We're terrible at sports and college prep.
  • 10% Outdated technology
  • 10% Lack of school spirit

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% We have solid academic performance
  • 33% Arts programs.
  • 25% Equal balance between sports and arts
  • 8% We have really good sports teams

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 55% A school that is proud to be what they are.
  • 18% Not a sports school....
  • 18% A school that makes the best of a bad budget.
  • 9% Passionate theater and color guard programs

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 58% If you need help you have to speak up
  • 42% Find a sport/club/activity you love

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 8% I love everything about this school.
  • 92% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.