A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Centennial High School is a highly rated, public school located in Franklin, TN. It has 1,716 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 78% of students are at least proficient in math and 78% in reading.
Address
5050 Mallory La
Franklin, TN 37067
Telephone
(615) 472-4270
Website

Centennial High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
78%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1200
38 responses
Average ACT
27
227 responses
AP Enrollment
38%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.40 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.40 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
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  • Football Games
    27%
  • Homecoming, dress up days, basketball games
    23%
  • Basketball games
    15%
  • Other clubs: Best Buddies, NHS, FCA, yearbook
    11%
  • Centennial is known for "The Section"
    9%
  • Musicals
    6%
  • Student Council
    4%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,716
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.49 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.49 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.49 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.1%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.57 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.57 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,514/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.59 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.59 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.59 responses
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Centennial High School has allowed me to be adequately prepared for college. There are so many classes to include any interest a student has, and if there is not a club already in place for your interest the teachers and administration are more than happy to help start it. Centennial offers numerous AP classes to help students compete for top ranked colleges. The school spirit and support from students is seen in the large student sections for our sports teams. There has been so many amazing and fun opportunities that have come my way through Centennial and I could not have asked for a better high school experience here. Go cougars!
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Centennial High School houses a family of faculty, staff, and students who continually work together to further the opportunities and knowledge of the students. The teachers make the Students feel important and intelligent while also pointing out the individual’s flaws and helping them overcome these issues. The teachers are always willing to go above and beyond to help their students understand the content if the class. The school also has very many clubs and extracurricular activities that highlight school spirit and the students’ individual talents and interests. Overall this school presents so many academic lessons and life shaping opportunities, while keeping the students safe, encouraged, and challenged.
I have had a great experience at Centennial! So far, there have been no problems. I am involved in cross country and track, which has been great. The communication between the school and the families has been great. It has helped that they have several twitter accounts, and the principal sends out a daily reminder email. I am excited for the years to come at Centennial!