Languages Offered: English, French, German, Latin, & Spanish
School Day: 7:30am – 2:30pm
Opened in 1905
Only public high school in Tennessee offered a charter from the Cum Laude Society. CHS ranks in the Top 7 High Schools in Tennessee by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek's America's Best High Schools. CHS is also recognized annually as a winner in the Washington Post's "High School Challenge." CHS was also named a Tennessee Reward School for its place in the top 5% in the state in growth and achievement on TN Ready.
In 2019, 154 seniors (25%) are in the ACT 30 and Above Club. 18 CHS students were named National Merit Commended Scholars, 6 National Merit Semifinalists, and 5 National Merit Finalists. 99 students are members of the Cum Laude Society.
Honor Academy, Honor STEM Program, Cum Laude Society, National Honor Society, National Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, National French Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, National German Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, National Music Honor Society (Tri-M), ACT 30 & Above Club
Collierville High School offers a myriad of early postsecondary opportunities. Currently, CHS offers 26 AP courses, 20 Dual Enrollment courses, and 12 CLEP-aligned courses. In addition to traditional coursework, CHS offers career pathways in Cybersecurity, Automotive Repair, Welding, Nursing, Construction, Graphic Design, Pharmacy Tech, CAD, Vet & Animal Science, and Construction.
Collierville High School's current building was completed in 2018. It is the largest high school in the state of Tennessee and includes a 1,000-seat Auditorium, 3 gymnasiums, a TV studio, auto shop, welding lab, STEMnasium, and much more. CHS's extensive athletic facilities are located on campus and include a 5,000-seat football stadium, a 3,000-seat Varsity gym, and a 50-yard indoor turf field.
Extracurriculars: 116 clubs, 31 sport teams
Special Education: Students receive service and support outlined in their IEPs; first school in Shelby Co. to host a Special Needs Prom
Parent Involvement: Parent Teacher Student Organization has 100% faculty and staff membership.
Tours: Interested guests may contact the Counseling Office to schedule a school visit at (901) 853-3310.
Student to Counselor Ratio: 1/347
AP Classes: Offers 5 Dual Enrollment courses (including Calculus III), 35 honors courses, and 25 Advanced Placement courses
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