Cheatham Co Central

  • Cheatham Co Central serves 688 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 52%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cheatham Co Central placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Cheatham Co Central places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Cheatham Co Central's student population of 688 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cheatham Co Central is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,587 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cheatham Co Central is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
52%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
92%
63%
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Diversity Score0.150.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheatham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ashland City Cheatham Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 626 students
    0.9 miles
    700 Scoutview Dr
    Ashland City, TN 37015
    (615)792-2334
    0.9 5-8 626
  • Ashland City Ashland City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 441 students
    2.8 miles
    108 Elizabeth St
    Ashland City, TN 37015
    (615)792-4296
    2.8 PK-4 441
  • Ashland City Riverside Academy
    Grades: 1-12 | 20 students
    2.8 miles
    102 Elizabeth St
    Ashland City, TN 37015
    (615)792-9287
    2.8 1-12 20
  • Chapmansboro West Cheatham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 387 students
    4.9 miles
    3120 Highway 12 North
    Chapmansboro, TN 37035
    (615)792-5167
    4.9 PK-4 387
  • Pleasant View Sycamore High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 757 students
    5.0 miles
    1021 Old Clarksville Pk
    Pleasant View, TN 37146
    (615)746-5013
    5.0 9-12 757

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