Germantown High School (Tennessee)

Germantown High School
7653 Poplar Pike
Germantown, Tennessee
Type Public
Established 1910 (at present location)
Principal Head Principal: Barbara Harmon (2014-Present)
Faculty 184 (2013-2014)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,789 (2013-2014)
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red/White         
Mascot The Red Devils

Germantown High School is a public high school in Germantown, Tennessee. It is operated by Shelby County Schools. It is not a part of the Germantown Municipal School District.[1]


The city of Germantown and its businesses assist school programs at Germantown High School such as GHS-TV, a Public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable tv channel which is funded in part by the city with an annual allocation of $75,000.00. The Germantown Community Television Foundation, a non-profit group, also supports GHS-TV with $145,000.00 annually. The television station serves the community by broadcasting community news and school events. Another program, WET, Water Education Team, is a multiple curriculum focus on the Wolf River. This project is supported by a Goals 2000 Grant, Mid-South Flyfishers Club, and the Wolf River Conservatory.


Germantown High School is the home of numerous teachers who have won Shelby County Teacher of the Year: Frank Bluestein, Billy Pullen, Janey Jackson, and Melinda Keller. Bluestein and Pullen won Tennessee Teacher of the Year.

Germantown High was also included in Newsweek's Best High Schools in 2012.


Germantown High School offers a variety of sports: baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, cheerleading, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wrestling, dance, and trap shooting.

Notable alumni


  1. Dries, Bill. "Cordova Parents Question Attendance Zone Changes." Memphis Daily News. March 10, 2014. Retrieved on March 11, 2014. "Germantown Elementary, Middle and High are not part of the new Germantown Schools system, making the explanation more complex."
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