Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, TN - Niche

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Ravenwood High School is a public school in Brentwood, Tennessee. It has 1,883 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 252 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1724 Wilson Pk
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4800

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3.9 from 252 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: I think the school is very safe. Although I hear about stories of what some students choose to do with their weekends, I have never witnessed any of it myself because my friends and I are nerds. We really get crazy while discussing issues described in Obama's State of the Union speech and what colleges we want to attend.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Food: I acknowledge that it is still public school cafeteria food, but I highly enjoy it. I end up eating more at lunch than I do at dinner, and the lunch ladies are wonderful! I am not aware of any of the dietary accommodations simply because I have been fortunate enough to not need them. However, I am sure that the lunch staff accommodates.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: There are policies in place, for sure. That's the problem. The faculty sticks so closely to the policies that it ends up hindering students more than it helps them. Some of the policies are completely pointless and result in the opposite of flexibility. Sometimes, it feels like the faculty is on a different team than the students although we are all a part of the same school. Some faculty members in the administration department treat students horribly, and it has become such a habit that it carries over into their interactions with parents. The reason I did not give Ravenwood the lowest rating possible is because for every rude faculty member, there are three great faculty members.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Several students are very involved in the sports outside of school, but several students are not, so don't be worried if you aren't a big sports person, because there are several people like you. Fitness programs are great, during my time on the cross country team we had an instructor that works for the school. I noticed improvements in my times as a result. There have been incidents where Ravenwood students have vandalized other school's football stadiums, but that is the exception and not the norm.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Almost every single one of my teachers is amazing. I enjoy their classes and the life lessons they have to offer. Of course, I have had a few teachers who have been horrible towards students, but no institution is perfect, and every institution has "mean" teachers. With this understanding, I rated Ravenwood the highest.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Centennial High School 4 mi. 1,553
4.00 Brentwood High School 5 mi. 1,550
4.00 Brentwood Middle School 5 mi. 1,151
4.00 Franklin High School 6 mi. 1,768
2.33 John Overton Comprehensive High School 8 mi. 1,868

Around Ravenwood High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Ravenwood High School United States Brentwood High School Brentwood Middle School Centennial High School Franklin High School John Overton Comprehensive High School
White 87.0% 51.6% 90.0% 92.0% 71.0% 90.0% 36.0%
African American 5.0% 15.2% 3.0% 2.0% 13.0% 3.0% 24.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.7% 4.0% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 13.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 24.5% 0% 1.0% 11.0% 3.0% 24.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.7%
Grade 10 23.3%
Grade 11 26.5%
Grade 12 24.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 15% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 21% Teachers
  • 17% Class choices, teachers, football games, xc
  • 17% Athletics
  • 17% Football games
  • 8% School Spirit
  • 8% Variety of Students
  • 8% Students
  • 4% Outside circles

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 44% Most kids come from privileged backgrounds
  • 28% There are some people who party too much
  • 11% Everyone dresses EXACTLY the same...
  • 11% Druggies
  • 6% People are ignorant to the outside world

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 69% All care very strongly about their grades & future
  • 19% Everyone is judgemental. Very good sports teams.
  • 6% Very drug/alcohol active
  • 6% Very Preppy

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% Hardworking
  • 33% Talented
  • 25% Williamson county well-funded

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% The more outgoing, the more friends
  • 31% Don't be afraid to get involved!
  • 12% Be yourself, but don't be afriad to get involved

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 87% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 13% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.