• Ankeny Centennial High School

    Established in 2013, Ankeny Centennial High School is one of the two premier Iowa high schools located within the Ankeny Community School District.

    The Home of The Jaguars, ACHS offers a well-rounded, comprehensive continuum of academics, athletics, arts and activities to its students. There is an expectation of excellence in everything we do, and Ankeny Centennial students and staff live up to that challenge every day.


    The mission of Ankeny Centennial High School is for each student to exit with a basic core knowledge, communication skills, and critical thinking skills necessary to be a life-long, self-directed learner who is able to adapt successfully to a changing global and technological society. Also, our students will demonstrate responsible citizenship, as well as respect for themselves, others, and their environment.

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    Our Creed

    We believe that an Ankeny Centennial Jaguar:

    • Cares first for others
    • Respects the diverse natures and opinions of their peers and their teachers
    • Pursues excellence through hard work
    • Creates a welcoming environment so every person feels valued and important
    • Brings honor to themselves and their school through character and integrity
    • Collaborates with peers to accomplish common goals

    Enrollment Profile

    Total High School Enrollment 2016-2017: 1220
    Class of 2017 Enrollment: 399
    Class of 2018 Enrollment: 406
    Class of 2019 Enrollment: 415


    Ankeny Centennial High School is accredited both by the State of Iowa and AdvancED (formerly the North Central Association)

    Class Ranking

    Students are ranked numerically according to grade point average at the end of each semester.

    Graduation Requirements

    Ankeny Centennial High School offers both a standard diploma and an honors diploma. Graduation requirements for each may be found in the high school student handbook found on the handbooks page.


    Advanced Placement Opportunities: Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Composition I and II, European History, Literature, Macro Economics, Micro Economics, Psychology, Statistics, U.S. Government, and U.S. History. (These courses are designed to prepare students for success on the Advanced Placement Examination in these subjects.)
    Honors Courses: A variety of honors courses are offered at ACHS. The "honors" designation indicates they are taught at a college freshmen level or above.
    College courses are available through the Iowa Post-Secondary Options Enrollment Act and more than thirty courses are offered at ACHS for dual high school and college credit. More extensive information regarding currently available curriculum may be found in the high school student handbook found here.
  • Ankeny Centennial High School
    2220 NW State Street
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    Phone: (515) 965-9610
    Fax: (515) 964-5070

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    Established: August 2013

    Grade Configuration: 10th -12th

    School Colors: Black and Silver with Maroon Accent

    Nickname: The Jaguars

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    Principal: Dr. Jen Lindaman

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