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Century High School (Bismarck, North Dakota)

Century High School
1000 E Century Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota
Type Public
Motto Character, Honor, Success.
Established 1975
Principal Steve Madler
Faculty about 49
Grades 9-12
Number of students about 1,103
School color(s) Red, White, and Blue
Mascot The Patriots
District Bismarck Public Schools

Century High School is a public high school located in Bismarck, North Dakota. It currently serves 1,103 students and is part of the Bismarck Public Schools system. The current principal is Steve Madler. The school colors are red, white, and blue. Century's mascot is the patriot.

The school was built on reclaimed land from Bismarck's landfill in 1975 and was renovated and expanded in 1998. Century High School is one of three public high schools in the city of Bismarck. Century serves the northern half of the city. It supports many extracurricular activities. Among these are several sports teams, pre-professional organizations, string orchestras, bands, and choirs.


  • Athletics 1
    • Championships 1.1
  • Honors 2
  • Notable alumni 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5




The school's literary magazine is called the Lit Mag, the newspaper is the Century Star, and the yearbook is called the Century Spirit. These student-run publications have all been recognized by the National Scholastic Press Association as being among the top scholastic publications in the country.[1]

In 2008 Century's chamber orchestra was selected to perform at the national convention of the American String Teachers' Association in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Notable alumni

  • Loren Anderson, published mathematician[5] and recipient of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.[6]


  1. ^ NSPA winners list from 2005
  2. ^ Barney, Madison (January 30, 2012). Bismarck native profiles Gen. David Petraeus in new book. Bismarck Tribune
  3. ^ "Bestsellers February 26, 2012".  
  4. ^ Horwitz, Sari (10 November 2012). "FBI probe of Petraeus triggered by e-mail threats from biographer, officials say".  
  5. ^
  6. ^

External links

  • Century High School website

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