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​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Centaurus High School!{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}​Centaurus High School is a Pre-Engineering Focus School and an International Baccalaureate Focus School that provides an environment rich in academia. Centaurus also offers a wide range of Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Our AP and Honors programs, fine arts and practical arts programs, pre-engineering programs, and exceptional extracurricular programs ensure that each of our students are prepared for a competitive future. CHS graduates have been accepted at institutions of higher education across the United States and foreign countries. Scholarship offers for the Class of 2015 totaled over 3 million dollars, including scholarships to Harvard, Princeton, Cornell, Baylor, Drake, Lewis and Clark, Embry-Riddle, and a plethora of state universities and colleges.<br><br>AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), International Baccalaureate, Pre-Engineering, and Advanced Placement provide students rigorous courses in preparation for highly academic majors at the university level. Both AVID and Pre-Engineering classes are enhanced by partnerships with local universities and community mentors. The Engineering Partnership with the University of Colorado provides students the opportunity for guaranteed admission to the CU School of Engineering. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program provides students with the academic preparation to compete nationally and internationally.<br><br>The faculty at CHS remains focused on high achievement for all students. Providing quality instruction through differentiated instruction and providing tutorial time for individual students plays an important role in the exceptional academic achievements earned by CHS students. The faculty supports the research that building relationships with students and parents is paramount to academic success. As a result, CHS students are encouraged and supported to participate in IB, AP, Pre-Engineering, and other advanced coursework.<br>