B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
419 Wildcat Way
Lebanon, TN 37090
Telephone
(615) 453-4600
Website

Wilson Central High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1150
13 responses
Average ACT
25
192 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.26 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
Report
  • Football games
    29%
  • Pep rallies
    23%
  • May Mania
    19%
  • Dance show and basketball games
    14%
  • Fall Frenzy
    9%
  • Evening With The Arts
    6%
  • Mary Kay party with classmates
    1%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,823
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.6%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.42 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.42 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.42 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$8,377/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.49 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.49 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.49 responses
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As an honors student, my teachers have for the most part been involved and invested in our grades and our lives. Many teachers, however, have only a limited knowledge of subjects beyond their own, and even classes in their own subject matter that are more advanced. A huge variety of teaching styles exist at my school, but most of them are exciting and helpful. Most AP teachers try to formulate their classes like their college counterparts would be, which prepares us for college and is a welcome break from the busy work of standard classes. Basically, in the honors crowd Wilson Central is great!
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Wilson Central was a good school. The Art and English teachers were above par, encouraging me every step of the way with creative assignments and interesting lessons. However, the cafeteria and administration were both subpar, creating new disasters every day with their inefficient scheduling. They also hired some questionable teachers who did not care about academics (looking especially at coaches, the history teachers). I had to try very hard to feel challenged and pursue my own academic greatness.
Over the past four years of high school I have been given so many amazing opportunities and memories that will last a lifetime! I have been highly involved with FFA, Student Council, Friends of Rachael, NHS, and other organizations that have allowed me to develop my skills in leadership as well as my confidence in my own abilities to achieve my goals. I have been on many trips with these organizations, I have competed in multiple career development events, and I have learned the importance of self determination, positivism, and integrity. My teachers believe in my abilities and push me to do my best. I have greatly enjoyed my high school experience.