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    Kentridge High School

    12430 SE 208th Street
    Kent, WA 98031

    Phone: (253) 373-7345

    Fax: (253) 373-7363

    School Hours

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 7:40 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

    Wednesday: 7:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

    Office Hours

    Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

School Profile

  • It's a Great Day to be a Charger!

    Kentridge High School, home of the Chargers, is a public high school located approximately twenty miles southeast of Seattle. Kentridge is one of four comprehensive high schools in the Kent School District, one of the largest districts in the state. Kentridge is accredited through Washington State and Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. Kentridge has strong academic, music, and athletic programs. Over forty clubs are offered to students as well as all WIAA interscholastic sports.

    Student Demographics

    • Kentridge currently has approximately 2,100 students
    • The senior class of 2019 is 534 students 
    • 7.0% of our students are English Language Learners (ELL)
    • 8.0% qualify for special education services (SE)

    Student Race/Ethnicity

    • 36.4% of our students are White
    • 28.8% of our students are Asian
    • 12.8% of our students are Hispanic
    • 10.0% or our students are two or more races
    • 9.9% of our students are African American
    • 1.6% of our students are Pacific Islander
    • .23% of our students are American/Alaska Native

    Kentridge High School's Graduation Rate is 96%

    • 42% of graduates attend four-year colleges or universities
    • 53% of graduates attend  local community colleges

    Classes & Grades

    Kentridge classes are taught in a semester system, six periods per day; each class period is 55 minutes in length. Kentridge’s grading system consists of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, and F with the lowest passing mark of D.

    All classes are weighted equally and all classes are included in cumulative grade point average (GPA) and class rank, with the exception of pass (P) grades or no credit (NC) grades.

    Advanced Placement (AP) Classes

    • AP Art
    • AP Biology
    • AP Calculus AB
    • AP Calculus BC
    • AP Chemistry
    • AP Computer Science
    • AP English Lit & Comp
    • AP English Lang & Comp
    • AP Environmental Science
    • AP Government & Politics
    • AP Human Geography
    • AP Physics 1
    • AP Psychology
    • AP Statistics
    • AP US History
    • AP World History

    College in the High School (CHS) Classes

    • CHS College Composition
    • CHS College Literature
    • CHS US. History
    • CHS Human Geography
    • CHS Government
    • CHS Computer Programming
    • CHS Networking
    • CHS Spanish 5, 6, 7 & 8
    • CHS French 5, 6, 7 & 8

    Honors Classes

    • Honors English 9
    • Honors English 10

    Running Start Program

    In the 2018-2019 school year, 349 Kentridge students are enrolled at local community colleges as part of the Running Start program funded by the state of Washington.

    Juniors and seniors with demonstrated college-level skills may take Running Start courses in lieu of all or part of regular high school college courses. 

    Clubs & Activities

    Students may participate in any of more than forty clubs offered.

    1. Academic Decathlon
    2. Anime
    3. Annual/Yearbook
    4. A.S.B./Leadership
    5. Band
    6. Ceramics
    7. Chamber Music
    8. Chatelaines (Dance Team)
    9. Cheer Squad
    10. Chess
    11. Choir
    12. Coffee Club
    13. Creative Writing
    14. Debate/Speech
    15. DECA
    16. Drama Club
    17. Fashion Club
    18. FBLA
    19. Film Club
    20. French Club
    21. Game of Life
    22. Gender, Sexuality, Alliance (GSA)
    23. Girls’ Honor
    24. Hands Up/American Sign Language
    25. Japan Club
    26. Junior Statesmen of America (JSA)
    27. Key Club
    28. Latino Club (LEAP)
    29. Lifesavers
    30. Link Crew
    31. Mathletes/Math Team
    32. Me to We
    33. Multi-Cultural Club (MCC)
    34. National Honor Society
    35. Orchestra
    36. Robotics
    37. Skills USA – Advertising/Design
    38. Skills USA - Auto
    39. Skills USA – Photography
    40. Spanish Club
    41. Sparkle Cheer Squad
    42. Sports Medicine & Yoga
    43. Table Top Game Club
    44. Unified
    45. Unwind Your Mind

    Graduation Requirements

    Currently, students must earn 23 credits to graduate from Kentridge High School. 

    •  English: 4 Credits

    • Social Studies: 3 Credits
      • Contemporary World History (1 credit)
      • US History (1 credit)
      • Civics (.5 credit)
      • Contemporary World Issues (.5 credit)
    • Mathematics: 3 Credits
      • Algebra 1/2
      • Algebra 3/4
      • Geometry
    • Laboratory Science: 3 Credits
      • Earth Physical Science
      • Biology
    • Occupational Education: 1 Credit
    • Fine Arts: 1 Credit
    • Physical Education:1.5 Credits
    • Health: 0.5 Credit
    • Electives: 6 Credits
    • English Language Arts and Math Competencies

    Kentridge SAT Profile

    2013

    • Critical Reading: 535
    • Math: 571
    • Writing: 516

    2014

    • Critical Reading: 473
    • Math: 512
    • Writing: 462

    2015

    • Critical Reading: 481
    • Math: 516
    • Writing: 463

    2016

    • Critical Reading: 470
    • Math: 500
    • Writing: 460

    2017

    • Critical Reading & Writing Combined: 573
    • Writing: 594

    Kentridge ACT Profile

    • 2013: Composite 24.7
    • 2014: Composite 24.0
    • 2015: Composite 26.7
    • 2016: Composite 24.8
    • 2017: Composite 24.5

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Last Modified on October 15, 2019