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Centennial School District 12 connects the communities of Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Lexington, and Lino Lakes through nine exceptional schools that serve 6,400 students. Centennial’s track record of success includes a high school graduation rate of 95.9%, significantly higher than the state average and one of the highest in Minnesota.

The District’s vibrant learning environments reflect a commitment to preparation and achievement. Staff know and care deeply about students and pay attention to their unique strengths and needs. Respect, trust, and consistency create welcoming and inclusive places where children and youth can excel. Annually, Centennial students score significantly higher than the state averages in reading and math. Centennial is distinguished by its use of data to drive achievement, its innovative use of technology, and its exceptional faculty, 78% of whom hold a master’s degree.

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Dan Melde
Executive Director of Human Resources

Patchia Xiong Vang
Human Resources Manager

Mai Vang
Human Resources Specialist 


Centennial School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or disability in its programs and activities.