Skip To Main Content


Welcome to Centerville High School!

Centerville High School is a comprehensive public high school serving more than 2,700 students in grades 9-12 who reside in Centerville-Washington Township. CHS offers a rigorous curriculum with the purpose of preparing students for college and careers, as well as co-curricular programs. 

Image of clock sitting on top of book
Our School Day

The Centerville High School day is 7:50 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

Graphic that reads Congratulations Centerville High School Class of 2023
Class of 2024 Commencement

We are excited to celebrate with the Centerville High School Class of 2024!

Commencement will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at the Wright State University Nutter Center. Doors open at 8 a.m.

Check out our website for more important dates and additional information.

Image of blue door with white text that reads Mamma Mia! with pink and yellow flowers in corner
CHS Theatre presents 'Mamma Mia!'

Centerville High School Theatre will present the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia! at 7:30 p.m. on April 19-20 and April 26-27 in the Performing Arts Center. Based on songs by ABBA, it features favorites like “Dancing Queen,” “Super Trouper,” and “Money, Money, Money” in the story of a young woman searching for her father as she’s about to get married.

All tickets are $15 and will be available at the door or online. Golden Elk and staff IDs will be accepted at the door.

More information about the play

Image with U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Rankings logo and Centerville High School in background
CHS ranks in top 10% of U.S. public high schools

Centerville High School is ranked in the top 10% of public high schools in the U.S. and the top 7% in Ohio in the U.S. News and World Report 2023-24 rankings of Best High Schools. Congratulations to our staff, students and families, not only at CHS but also at our primary, elementary and middle schools, on this accomplishment!

Image of teacher working with art student on 3D computer design
Preparing for Education & Careers

With combined efforts of home and community, the mission of the high school is to graduate responsible and motivated citizens prepared for post-high school education and careers. Our emphases on academic excellence and a caring environment foster graduates who possess competencies in basic skills, effective communication skills, analytical thinking skills, problem solving skills and positive attitudes toward self and others. These attributes will enable students to become lifelong learners capable of meeting the challenges of a changing world.

Image of five girls and one boy dressed in Elk spirit wear during Spirit Week
Student Interests

CHS offers a range of co-curricular and extracurricular activities for students to participate in throughout high school. Check out the Activities tab for more information about athletics, arts and clubs.

Image of Purple Star Schools logo with faded American flag in background
Purple Star School

CHS was designated as a Purple Star school by the Ohio Department of Education in 2020 for showing a commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.

News & Events

See the latest news and activities from Centerville High School and Centerville City Schools.