Chatham Central High School

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Chatham Central High School
14950 NC Highway 902 West
Bear Creek, North Carolina

United States
Coordinates 35°36′50″N 79°23′24″W / 35.61389°N 79.39000°W / 35.61389; -79.39000Coordinates: 35°36′50″N 79°23′24″W / 35.61389°N 79.39000°W / 35.61389; -79.39000
Type Public
Established 1959
School district Chatham County Schools
Principal Mitch Stensland[1]
Faculty 31.4 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 450
Student to teacher ratio 15.1:1[2]
Color(s) Black, Red, and White
Mascot Bear
Team name Bears

Chatham Central High School is a public high school located in Bear Creek, North Carolina with a student population of around 450 students. It is part of Chatham County Schools.

It offers a great agriculture department and usually goes to the FFA national convention but some years doesn't.[citation needed] It offers a great music department. The school on average has higher test scores than schools in the district, county, and state.

In May 2010, three Chatham Central students were selected, by their teacher, to be in a News 14 segment. It featured: Jamie Spruiell, jr; Hayliegh Polston; and Brandy Hinrichs, as they talked about the laptop program at the school.[3]


  1. ^ "Chatham Central High School website". Retrieved 2010-10-30.
  2. ^ a b "Chatham Central High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2010-10-30. "Students: 475 (2008-2009)"
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