Montgomery Central High School

Montgomery Central High School serves 882 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Montgomery Central High School operates within the Montgomery County School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 882 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 882 students
Montgomery Central High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Montgomery Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Montgomery Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Montgomery Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Montgomery Central High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
9%
23%
Montgomery Central High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
85%
66%
Montgomery Central High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Montgomery Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Montgomery Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.26
Montgomery Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
34%
51%
Montgomery Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Montgomery Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,622 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,525 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,929 is higher than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
8
Number of Students Managed 30,622 3,473
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 86% 80%
Montgomery County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $28 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $257 MM $28 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,525 $8,477
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,929 $8,379
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Creek High School (9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Montgomery Central Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montgomery Central Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CunninghamMontgomery Central Middle School
    3941 Hwy 48
    CunninghamTN 37052
    (931)387-2575
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 786 students                      
  • CunninghamMontgomery Central Elementary School
    4011 Hwy 48
    CunninghamTN 37052
    (931)387-3208
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 489 students                      
  • ClarksvilleCumberland Hghts Elementary School
    2093 Ussery South Rd
    ClarksvilleTN 37040
    (931)648-5695
    4.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 681 students                      
  • ClarksvilleNorman Smith Elementary School
    740 Greenwood Av
    ClarksvilleTN 37040
    (931)648-5660
    8.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 614 students                      
  • ClarksvilleMoore Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1350 Madison St
    ClarksvilleTN 37040
    (931)648-5635
    Magnet School

    8.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 470 students                      

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