Cookeville High School

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Cookeville High School
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Address
1 Cavalier Drive
Cookeville, Tennessee, 38501
United States
Coordinates 36°11′34″N 85°29′14″W / 36.192806°N 85.487355°W / 36.192806; -85.487355Coordinates: 36°11′34″N 85°29′14″W / 36.192806°N 85.487355°W / 36.192806; -85.487355
Information
School type Public school (government funded), High school
Opened 1996
School district Putnam County Schools
NCES District ID 4703480[1]
NCES School ID 470348001457[2]
Principal Lane Ward
Faculty 104.92 (on an FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment Approx. 2186[2] (2012-2013 school year)
Grade 9 605[2]
Grade 10 530[2]
Grade 11 514[2]
Grade 12 511[2]
Pre-K 26[2]
Student to teacher ratio 20.74[2]
Color(s)              Red, White and Blue
Nickname Cavaliers
Newspaper The Charger
Website

Cookeville High School in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States, is a public high school, part of the Putnam County School System. The head principal of Cookeville High School is Lane Ward.[3]

History[edit]

Cookeville High School opened in the 1920s on W. 10th St. in Cookeville. Its second building on U.S. 70 N. was of the pod concept it opened in 1966 and closed in 1996.

Academics[edit]

Cookeville High School offers a variety of AP classes:[4]

  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP European History
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics

Demographics[edit]

According to the school's website the demographic breakdown of the student population (as of 2009) was as follows:[5]

  • White - 89.8%
  • African American - 2.8%
  • Hispanic - 5.5%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.4%
  • Asian - 1.6%

Athletics[edit]

The following sports are offered:[6][7]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls & boys)
  • Cheerleading and Sparkle* (an iniative to intigrate challenged students into cheerleading.[8])
  • Cross Country (girls & boys)
  • Dance Team*
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (girls & boys)
  • Soccer (girls & boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming*
  • Tennis (girls & boys)
  • Track (girls & boys)
  • Wrestling (boys)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Lacrosse*
  • Equestrian Team*

* Non-sanctioned.

Extracurriculars[edit]

Cookeville High School offers 42 different clubs and activities.

References[edit]

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