Centennial Elementary School
Assistant Principal: Molly Pond
Counselor: Alison Oestricher
School Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
School Colors: Red, white and blue
Motto: Excellence, tradition, promise, future, legacy.
Year Opened: 1999
Phone: (469) 752-0700
Fax: (469) 752-0701
2609 Ventura Drive
Plano, TX 75093
2018-2019 Texas Education Agency Designation – A Rating for: Student Achievement, School Progress and Closing the Gaps; 2018-19 TEA Exceptional Rating of Distinction - Post-Secondary Readiness; Designation in mathematics, reading, science and student progress; NCEA's "Just for the Kids" Higher Performing school award ; A Top-Five Finalist in 2019 for Elementary Teacher of the Year for Plano ISD ; PTA Gold Performance 2012-13; Best PTA in PISD in 2012; District and Regional Science Fair Recognition; WordMasters Competition; PTA Reflections Winners
Centennial Try-athlon Competition (Academics/Fine Arts/P.E.); Centennial Shining Stars (one student per classroom every 9 weeks); Centennial Commended Comets (one student per class monthly); Collin County Adventure camp (fifth-grade); Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; English as a Second Language (ESL); Intervention and Enrichment time; Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) instruction; Texas Day; Good Morning Centennial (GMC) broadcasting; WordMasters (advanced vocabulary work); MathRocks (program for accelerated learning); PASAR (after-school childcare program); School-Wide Community Outreach Projects; Academic Enrichment Competitions: Science Fair, Geography Bee, Spelling Bee, History Fair; Centennial 5th Grade Ambassadors; Lego League Teams / Competition; Author Visits; Family Picnics; Field Day; Fifth-Grade Choir; PTA After School Enrichment Programs; Safety Patrol
Parent Involvement Opportunities
SBIC (School-Based Improvement Committee; Book Fair (fall and spring); Multicultural Night; Lunch with a Loved One (fall and spring); Watch D.O.G.S.(Dads of Great Students); Color Run; Welcome Coffees; 5th grade Graduation Celebration; Family Picnics (fall and spring); Field Day; Library Helpers; Room Parents; Field Trip Chaperones; Collin County Adventure camp (fifth-grade)
Trader Joes; Taco Deli; Papa Johns; Nothing Bundt Cakes; World Wea
History of Centennial
Centennial Elementary was named in recognition of Plano's 100 years of Tradition and Excellence which created a legacy that has led to the promise of the future. Centennial opened in August 1999.