Centennial High School

Centennial High School serves 1,649 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Centennial High School operates within the Williamson County School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1649 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,649 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
13%
7%
Black
13%
23%
White
70%
66%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.48 0.26
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%
51%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,632 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Williamson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
8
Number of Students Managed 33,632 3,473
Graduation Rate 100% 80%
District Total Revenue $232 MM $28 MM
District Spending $268 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,746 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,952 $8,379
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 Middle College High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freedom Intermediate (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FranklinLiberty Elementary School
    600 Liberty Pk
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615)790-0892
    1.5 mi | 498 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • FranklinMoore Elementary School
    1061 Lewisburg Pk
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615)790-4700
    2.9 mi | 467 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • FranklinMiddle College High School
    108 Everbright Av
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615)472-4670
    3.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • FranklinFranklin High School
    Magnet School
    810 Hillsboro Rd
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615)472-4450
    Magnet School

    3.2 mi | 1735 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • FranklinJohnson Elementary School
    815 Glass La
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615)794-4837
    3.2 mi | 442 students | Gr. PK-4                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 11, 2010 - Centennial is a wonderful school that we have been lucky to send 2 students to. The school spirit is unmatched, the academics are excellent, the teachers are wonderful, and the new principal (Dr. Brown) is amazing. Our children are college bound, 30+ ACT scores. We wouldnt consider any other school. THANK YOU CHS! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 11, 2010 - Centennial is the most real school in Williamson County. Want you child exceptionally well prepared for the real world? Centennial is the place for you. Great teachers, great administration, great students. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 05, 2010 - CHS is an amazing school that may now finally have a chance to come out of the dark shadow that politics have held over it for so long. The lies and negativity have been confronted by a great principal and the school has a bright future ahead. - Posted by Parent

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