School Profile

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Collierville Schools opened in 2014 and now has approximately 1000 employees in six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Collierville High School was part of the Shelby County Schools system until they became the newly formed Collierville Schools in July 2014. In the fall of 2014, six municipalities formed their own districts breaking away from the SCS system. CHS is the largest public high school in Tennessee.

 

Collierville High School

11605 E. Shelby Dr. *College recruiters need to schedule appointments Collierville, Tennessee 38017-1151 with Lisa Toldi @ ltoldi@colliervilleschools.org (901) 854-2340 fax (901) 221-2553 / 853-3313

 

SCHOOL LOCATION

From the intersection of W.Poplar Avenue and New Byhalia Road, take New Byhalia south 1.75 miles & then turn left on E. Shelby Dr. Continue on E. Shelby Dr. for .75 miles. Just after the light @ Sycamore Rd. intersection, take the 2nd right onto the CHS campus. Visitors need to check in at the main office showing a valid driver’s license. Athletic facilities can be reached by taking the 3rd entrance onto campus.

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www.colliervillehs.org                          CEEB # 430410

Chip Blanchard, Principal                                            cblanchard@colliervilleschools.org
Lara Charbonnet, Dean of Curriculum                      lcharbonnet@colliervilleschools.org

Sharron Taylor, Registrar                                             staylor@colliervilleschools.org

 

Counselors:
Cedric Stevenson- 9
th A-K                                            cstevenson@colliervilleschools.org

Courtney Bittick 9th L-Z                                            cbittick@colliervilleschools.org


Jerri Czosek 10-12
th A-Ci                                             jczosek@colliervilleschools.org
Kristy Krotzer 10-12
th Ch-G                                        kkrotzer@colliervilleschools.org

Brooke Loeffler 10-12th H-Lem                                    bloeffler1@colliervilleschools.org

Makenzie Perkins 10-12th Len-Pas                              mperkins@colliervilleschools.org

Jani Smith 10-12th Pat-Smith                                       j2smith@colliervilleschools.org

JoAnna Johnson 10-12th Smither-Z                             jjohnson@colliervilleschools.org

 

    

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“Where heritage and tradition welcome growth and innovation”

COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL INFORMATION

Located in southeast Shelby County, Collierville was incorporated in 1870 and presently has a population of 50,286. The town area consists of 18,568 acres on 24.6 square miles. The reserve area allows another 13,440 acres to grow into. Nestle d some twenty miles east of Memphis, Collierville provides diversified residential living with parks, theatres, a community center and excellent recreational facilities. Recently released results of a special U.S. census indicate that Collierville is growing at the astounding rate of ten percent annually, one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Once a rural farming area, Collierville is now home to over 50 industries with ample distribution access. Collierville residents, whose income level is above the national average, enjoy a comfortable lifestyle. Money magazine named Collierville, as number 8 in the top 20 cites to live in the South. Collierville Historic Town Square was voted, “Best Main Street” by ParadeMagazine. Collierville High School was nominated among the “Best Public High Schools in America” by Newsweek magazineand the Washington Post newspaper. Collierville High School transitioned to a brand new 450,000 square feet, state of the art facility in August of 2018. The campus is situated on 158 acres at the corner of E. Shelby Dr. & Sycamore Rd. CHS is the first and only public high school in Tennessee granted a Cum Laude Society charter. Students are provided an opportunity to participate in over 100 different extracurricular activities including service organizations, clubs, and 27 athletic and club sports. CHS is fully accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and holds memberships in NASSP, TSSAA, NACAC, and SACAC. The school year is 175 days divided into four nine-week periods. The school day consists of eight 45-minute classes. 14% qualify for free or reduced lunch. 85% of our graduates attend a four-year institution and 13% attend a two-year. Our graduation rate was 95%+ in 2018.

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS AND HONORS

The average 2018 ACT College prep composite score is 24.1. We administered 1,437AP exams in 2018 with an average score of 75 % making a 3 or better. The Class of 2018 had 9 National Merit Finalists, 12 Commended Scholars, 3 state winners of the U.S. Presidential Scholar Program (2002, 2014, 2016) representing TN in Washington D.C.

 

TENNESSEE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS for Class of 2019

English                                            4 credits                                            
Mathematics                                    4 credits (Algebra I, II, Geometry and a fourth higher level math)
Science                                            3 credits
Social Studies                                  3 credits
Physical Education &Wellness         1.5 credits

Foreign Language                            2 credits

Fine Arts                                           1 credit

Personal Finance                              .5 credits

Elective Focus                                  3 credits (Math & Science, Career & Technical Ed., Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, AP, or Journalism)

Total                                                22 credits

 

Dual Enrollment (08) (through the University of Memphis) *weighted as AP courses
Biology II--College Algebra--Survey of American History--English IV--Calculus III--Differential Equations, Culinary, STEM IV


Dual Enrollment (12) (TN College of Applied Technology) --- Advanced Manufacturing, Architectural & Engineering, Arts & Design, Automotive, Electromechanical Technology, Hospitality & Tourism, Information Technology, Nursing Services, Residential & Commercial Construction, Therapeutic Services, Vet & Animal Science, &Welding

 

Honors Courses (33 courses in 2018-2019)

Algebra I, II
Anatomy & Physiology

Art II, III
Biology I,
Chemistry
English I, II

Forensics/Debate

French I, II, III

Geometry
German I, II, III, IV

Latin I, II, III

Personal Finance

Pre-Calculus
Spanish I, II, III

Conversational Spanish

STEM I, II, III,
Strings III and Strings IV

Varsity Band

 

Advanced Placement (26 courses in 2018-2019)

Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Computer Science
Principles

English Language and Composition

English Literature and Composition

Environmental Science

European History

French Language

German Language

Human Geography

Latin

Macroeconomics

Microeconomics

Music Theory

Physics 1, C Electricity

Psychology
Spanish Language

Statistics

Studio Art: Drawing

U.S. Gov’t & Politics

U.S. History
World History

 

STATEWIDE UNIFORM GRADING SYSTEM

For the purposes of determining eligibility for the Tennessee State Lottery Scholarships, 5 points are added to all quarter grades in Advanced Placement & Dual Enrollment courses and 3 points are added in Honor level courses. Class rank includes all credit bearing courses on the transcript. Rank is based upon a weighted grade average. The GPA is reported as both weighted and un-weighted. On line course averages do not count in the GPA or the rank.

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2018-2019

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Grade

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Percent Range

Percent Range

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GPA

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GPA weighted

Honors

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GPA weighted

AP & Dual

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A

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93

100

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4.0

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4.5

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5.0

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B

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85

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92

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3.0

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3.5

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4.0

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C

75

84

2.0

2.5

3.0

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D

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70

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74

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1.0

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1.5

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2.0

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F

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0

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69

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Faculty 2018-19

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Bachelor Degree

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Advanced Degrees

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Doctorate

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1-10 yrs. exp.

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10 + yrs. exp.

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161

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100%

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61%

#6

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44%

56%

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