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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Central High School is a public school located in Harrison, TN. It has 963 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 4% of students are at least proficient in math and 30% in reading.
Address
5728 Highway 58
Harrison, TN 37341
Telephone
(423) 344-1447
Website

Central High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
30%
Percent Proficient - Math
4%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
Average ACT
22
110 responses
AP Enrollment
4%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$41,911
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$785
National
$949
Median Home Value
$153,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.13 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Pep rallys, homecoming, spirit week, football game
    32%
  • Senior day, class day,etc
    29%
  • Spirit week
    26%
  • Soccer games
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    3%
  • Spirit Week
    3%
  • Wrestling tournaments
    3%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
963
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,140
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.24 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,522/ year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.26 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.26 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.26 responses
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Great school, Great teachers and Great students. I have learned many things at this school.The facility itself is a little ruff, but that doesn't stop you from getting your education. The administration here is also great! They make sure students are safe and getting the education that they need!
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I have attended this school all four years of my high school career. I don’t think I would choose any other school to attend other than central. If you are a good student and do your work like you’re supposed to, so many opportunities will be given to you. They offer countless clubs and activities to participate in. I was able to build my resume with these opportunities, and would still love to do more.
I made some good friends there, and while there are some absolutely OUTSTANDING teachers there, there are also some sub par ones. They do not allocate enough funding to the arts, and the school is practically falling apart since the school board will not send any money. It is a decent school, and I enjoyed most of my time there, but there are better ones out there. That being said, I would not change my Alma Mater for the world.