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Hours 7:05 AM - 2:05 PM
School leader J. Terry Shrader, Ed.D.
District Davidson County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Photography
8
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

15
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Credit Recovery
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Significant developmental delay
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Business management
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Cafeteria

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 55% 23%
White 38% 67%
Hispanic 4% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 55%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Track
13
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
22
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Football
Clubs - dance Hip Hop
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Dance club
Debate
DECA
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Forensics club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Gardening
Habitat for Humanity
Marching band
Math club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Academic Tutors
Dress code Dress code
Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Join PTO / PTA
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools J T Moore Middle School
  West End Middle School
  Other Magnet Middle Schools in MNPS

Awards

Academic award Newsweek Top American High Schools
Year received 2012

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  Vanderbilt Center of Science and Math Outreach
  Belmont University Center for Health Sciences
  Cheekwood and the Frist
  Averritt

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012