Hendersonville High School

Hendersonville High School serves 1,491 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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%.
Hendersonville High School operates within the Sumner County School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,491 students
Hendersonville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Hendersonville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hendersonville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 16:1 15:1
Hendersonville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hendersonville High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Hendersonville High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
8%
24%
Hendersonville High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
66%
Hendersonville High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hendersonville High School Sch Ethnicity Hendersonville 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.
0.27 0.69
Hendersonville High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
18%
48%
Hendersonville 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.
5%
7%
Hendersonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,361 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Sumner County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
8
Number of Students Managed 28,361 3,353
Sumner County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Sumner County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $204 MM $28 MM
Sumner County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $216 MM $28 MM
Sumner County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,641 $8,477
Sumner County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,078 $8,379
Sumner 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 Merrol Hyde Magnet School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Robert E Ellis Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nannie Berry Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hendersonville Robert E Ellis Middle School
    100 Indian Lake
    Hendersonville , TN , 37075
    (615)264-6093
    0.3  mi  |  634  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hendersonville Nannie Berry Elementary School
    138 Indian Lake
    Hendersonville , TN , 37075
    (615)822-3123
    0.4  mi  |  539  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Hendersonville Gene W. Brown Elementary School
    115 Gail
    Hendersonville , TN , 37075
    (615)824-8633
    1.2  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hendersonville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Merrol Hyde Magnet School
    Magnet School
    128 Township
    Hendersonville , TN , 37075
    (615)264-6543
    Magnet School
    1.5  mi  |  662  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Hendersonville E B Wilson Night School
    102 Indian Lake
    Hendersonville , TN , 37075
    (615)264-6085
    1.6  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  6-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Hendersonville, 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 0.27, which is higher than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Hendersonville is George A Whitten Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.