Bradley Central High School

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Bradley Central High School
1000 South Lee Highway
Cleveland, Tennessee

United States
Type Public
Established 1917
School district Bradley County Schools
Principal Todd Shoemaker[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,613
Color(s) Black and Vegas Gold         
Athletics conference TSSAA
Mascot Bear
Nickname Bears

Bradley Central High School is a public high school located in Cleveland, Tennessee that serves 1,613 students from grades 9-12.


Bradley competes in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) and its sports are:

Girls Basketball[edit]

2 National, 5 State, 24 district (13 straight), 17 regional, and 14 sub-state titles.


Since the beginning of the program in 1973, Bradley Central High School has established itself as one of Tennessee's elite wrestling programs. Starting in 1994, the Bears have won 22 State Championships and won 19 straight Region 3 Dual Titles.

The history of the program includes an array of individual achievements over the years. 52 state champions, 143 medallists and 6 Outstanding Wrestlers in the State Tournaments. In addition, one 4-time state champion, three 3-time state champions and seven 2-time state champions. The honors also include 1 NCAA All American and 16 High School All-Americans. In 2001, the Bears set the record for the highest point earned in a TSSAA State Traditional Tournament (268 points).


Bradley Volleyball has racked up four state championships (1982,1991,1993,1994) and one state runner up (1986).

Notable alumni[edit]


96.6 percent of the students are white, while two percent are Hispanic, 1.1 percent are African American, 0.1 percent are Asian, 0.1 percent are Pacific Islander and 0.1 are Native American.[2]

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