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

Roger Jones, Principal.                                                   rjones@colliervilleschools.org
Lara Charbonnet, Curriculum AP.                                  lcharbonnet@colliervilleschools.org

Sharron Taylor, Registrar                                                staylor@colliervilleschools.org

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

Meghan Galtelli– 9th Jones-Z                                         mgaltelli@colliervilleschools.org

Jerri Czosek 10-12th A-Ci.                                              jczosek@colliervilleschools.org
Kristy Krotzer 10-12
th Cl-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 Smrt-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 50,616. The town area consists of 18,568 acres on 24.6 square miles. The reserve area allows another 13,440 acres to grow into. Nestled 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 Parade Magazine. Collierville High School was nominated among the “Best Public High Schools in America” by Newsweek magazine and 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. 8% qualify for free or reduced lunch. 85% of our graduates attend a four-year institution and 14% attend a two-year. Our graduation rate was 96%+ in 2019. CHS was named a “Reward School” for 2018-19; Highest recognition a school can receive by TN Department of Education.

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS AND HONORS

The average 2019 ACT College prep composite score is 25.1. We administered 1,616 AP exams in 2019 with an average score of 75 % making a 3 or better. The Class of 2019 had 4 National Merit Finalists, 14 Commended Scholars, and 1 Presidential Scholar semi-finalist.

 

TENNESSEE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS for Class of 2020

English

4 credits

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Mathematics

4 credits (Algebra I, II, Geometry and a fourth higher level math)

Science

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3 credits

Social Studies

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3 credits

Physical Education &Wellness

1.5 credits

Foreign Language

2 credits

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Fine Arts

1 credit

Personal Finance

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0.5 credit

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Elective Focus

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

Total

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22 credits

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Dual Enrollment (11) (through the University of Memphis) page2image8854848weighted as AP courses
Biology II--College Algebra--Survey of American History—Engineering--English IV--Calculus III--Differential Equations--Culinary I & II-- Hospitality & Tourism I & II

 

Dual Enrollment (18) (TN College of Applied Technology)* --- Architectural & Engineering I & II, Arts & Design I & II, Automotive I & II, Cybersecurity, Electromechanical Technology I &II, Nursing I & II, Residential & Commercial Construction, Pharmacy I & II, Vet & Animal Science I & II, & Welding I & II

 

Dual Enrollment (3) (through University of TN-Martin)* Plant Science, Communications 100 & 250

 

Honors Courses (32 courses)

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

Latin I, II, III

Personal Finance

Pre-Calculus
Spanish I, II, III

STEM I, II, III ,IV

Strings III, Strings IV

Varsity Band

Advanced Placement (26 courses)

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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2019-2020

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Grade

Percent Range

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Percent Range

GPA

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GPA weighted

Honors

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GPA weighted

AP & Dual

A

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93

100

4.0

4.5

5.0

B

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85

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92

3.0

3.5

4.0

C

75

84

2.0

2.5

3.0

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D

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70

74

1.0

1.5

2.0

F

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0

69

     
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Faculty 2019-20

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Bachelor Degree

Advanced Degrees

Doctorate

1-10 yrs. exp.

10 + yrs. exp.

162

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100%

64%

#6

42%

58%