Harpeth High School

170 East Kingston Springs,

Kingston Springs, TN, 37082

Tel: (615)952-2811
Grades: 9-12

629 students

Harpeth High School serves 629 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Harpeth High School operates within the Cheatham County School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 629 students
Harpeth High School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 64% Male / 36%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Harpeth High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Harpeth High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Harpeth High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Harpeth High School Asian (1999-2006)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Harpeth High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
1%
24%
Harpeth High School Black (1999-2012)
White
97%
66%
Harpeth High School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harpeth High School Sch Ethnicity Harpeth High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.69
Harpeth High School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
48%
Harpeth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Harpeth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Cheatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 7,079 3,721
Cheatham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 80%
Cheatham County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM n/a
Cheatham County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM n/a
Cheatham County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,157 $0
Cheatham County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,343 $0
Cheatham County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairview High School (10.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harpeth Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingston Springs Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kingston Springs Harpeth Middle School
    170 Harpeth View
    Kingston Springs , TN , 37082
    (615)952-2293
    0.2  mi  |  586  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Kingston Springs Kingston Springs Elementary School
    166 West Kingston Springs
    Kingston Springs , TN , 37082
    (615)952-9060
    0.8  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Pegram Pegram Elementary School
    4552 Dogwood
    Pegram , TN , 37143
    (615)646-6637
    2.5  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • White Bluff W James Middle School
    3030 Trace Creek Rd
    White Bluff , TN , 37187
    (615)797-3201
    6.9  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fairview Westwood Elementary School
    7200 Tiger
    Fairview , TN , 37062
    (615)472-4890
    7.3  mi  |  562  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 31, 2010 - I attended your graduation services Friday night. I want to thank you for giving me a great experience by saying the Pledge of Allegiance and to the Valedictorian who gave the rousing address that brought the crowd to its feet, I say, GO GIRL. I felt so GOOD when the program was over. It was so student oriented that it brought tears to these old eyes. My granddaughter graduated last night and now I know why she loves her school so much. You know, it was a lot like MY high school graduation--small--but with not nearly so much talent. To the visiting speaker from the Department of Education, I thank him for keeping it brief and envoking blessings from God. I live in Kentucky and haven't heard that in YEARS except in church. God bless all of you. Maryann Fenner is my grand child and I know God will bless her--she is a fine young lady and you deserve a lot of the credit. Sincerely, Mary Outland, Murray, KY - Posted by Teacher

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Did You Know?
Cheatham County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.11, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Cheatham County is Cheatham County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.