Cheatham County Central

  • Cheatham County Central serves 667 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Cheatham County Central placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Cheatham County Central's student population of 667 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cheatham County Central is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cheatham County Central is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1388 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
88%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cheatham County Central. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.220.55
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cheatham County Central and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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