| Public Secondary|
Knights never quit!
| Carroll County Public Schools|
Public School Grade (9-12)
355 Ronsdale Rd, Sykesville, MD 21784, USA
Carroll County Public Schools
Marriotts Ridge High School, Mount Hebron High Sch, Franklin High School, Linganore High School, Howard High School
Century High School is located in Eldersburg, Maryland within the Carroll County Public School District. The school was built in 2000/2001 on 65 acres (260,000 m2) of land and cost $21.2 million to complete. The building is 204,161 square feet (18,967.2 m2) in size.
The school's colors are emerald green, gold, black, and white, and the mascot is a knight, chosen by the original principal, Dave Booz.
Century High School (Sykesville, Maryland) Wikipedia
With the rapid growth of southern Carroll County, a new high school was required to alleviate overcrowding at the nearby Liberty High School and South Carroll High School.
Century High School currently has an academic team and regularly participates in the local TV show, It's Academic.
The drama club at Century High School performed Beauty and the Beast as their 2007 musical, the first school in the county to do so. In the past, they have done The Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, The Diary of Anne Frank, Annie, The Mouse That Roared, Winnie the Pooh, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,Romeo and Juliet, It's A Wonderful Life, and Cinderella. CHS was the first school in Carroll County to have an outdoor theater for the school's Rude Mechanicals to perform on. The Rude Mechanicals is an acting troupe, named after the clowns in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They perform Shakespeare skits both at Century and throughout the community. Century's state of the art auditorium is considered to be one of the best high school facilities in the state.
The girls' lacrosse team has appeared in the state finals all five years of their existence, winning three times (2004, 2006, 2007). Their rival football team is Liberty High School.2002 - Girls Soccer, Class 2A
2003 - Girls Soccer, Class 2A
2003 - Boys Soccer
2004 - Girls Lacrosse
2006 - Girls Lacrosse
2007 - Girls Lacrosse
2009 - Girls Lacrosse
2009 - Girls Cross Country
2010 - Girls Indoor Track
2010 - Girls Lacrosse
2010 - Girls Cross Country
2011 - Girls Indoor Track
2011 - Boys Indoor Track
2011 - Girls Cross Country
2012 - Boys Indoor Track
2013 - Boys Outdoor Track
2013 - Girls Soccer, Class 2A
2013 - Girls Field Hockey
2015 - Boys Outdoor Track
2015 - Girls Lacrosse
According to www.newsweek.com, Century High School was ranked 829 out of 1300 in Newsweek Magazine's top 1300 schools in the United States. These schools are the top 5% of schools in the country.
The student population at Century High School has been steadily rising over the past several years. Although, in the first year of its existence, only 9th and 10th graders attended the school. The second year of its existence, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders attended. It was not until autumn of 2003 that all four grade levels attended.