Centennial High School

Centennial High School serves 1,553 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), 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 1553 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,553 students
Centennial High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Centennial High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Centennial High School 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 0.47 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 18:1 15:1
Centennial High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Centennial High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Centennial High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
13%
24%
Centennial High School Black (1997-2012)
White
71%
66%
Centennial High School White (1997-2012)
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.
0.47 0.69
Centennial High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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%
Centennial 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.
3%
7%
Centennial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,964 students has grown by 6% 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 31,964 3,353
Williamson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 80%
Williamson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $232 MM $28 MM
District Spending $268 MM $28 MM
Williamson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,746 $8,477
Williamson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,952 $8,379
Williamson 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 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
  • Franklin Liberty Elementary School
    600 Liberty Pk
    Franklin , TN , 37064
    (615)790-0892
    1.5  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Franklin Moore Elementary School
    1061 Lewisburg
    Franklin , TN , 37064
    (615)790-4700
    2.9  mi  |  397  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Franklin Middle College High School
    108 Everbright Ave
    Franklin , TN , 37064
    (615)472-4670
    3.1  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Franklin Franklin High School
    Magnet School
    810 Hillsboro
    Franklin , TN , 37064
    (615)472-4450
    Magnet School
    3.2  mi  |  1768  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Franklin Johnson Elementary School
    1501 Figuers Dr
    Franklin , TN , 37064
    (615)794-4837
    3.2  mi  |  422  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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Franklin, 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 0.30, which is higher than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Franklin is Liberty Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.