The school system of Hickman County operates eight schools.
- Centerville Elementary School
- Centerville Intermediate School
- Hickman County Middle School
- East Hickman Elementary School
- East Hickman Intermediate School
- East Hickman County Middle Schoo
- Hickman County High School
- East Hickman High School
The school system serves approximately 3,600 students. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredits all eight of the schools.
Teacher contracts cover two hundred days. This includes one hundred eighty instructional days, in-service and staff development days, and administrative days. The school day begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Most faculty members offer remediation and enrichment services for students during the morning from 7:30-8:00 and the afternoon from 2:55-3:30 or during the lunch hour from 10:55-11:55.