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K-4
Public charter
Nashville, TN
Students enrolled: 248
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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3307 Brick Church Pk
Nashville, TN 37207

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(615) 228-9886
(615) 228-9799
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February 09, 2011
I work for the non-profit organization that sponsors Smithson Craighead Academy Elementary School, and I can testify to the dedicated, hard-working, caring, and effective teaching staff. The principal, Janelle Glover, is outstanding. The priorities are a safe environment for the children, close attention to the children's emotional health and behavior, and academic achievement. They teach three "hidden rules" of success in this society: self-control, respect others, and work before you play. I've not known a child yet that didn't love the school. It feels good to be associated with an enterprise like Smithson Craighead.

- submitted by a teacher
January 02, 2010
My 6 year old son completed Pre-k and kindergarten at the same school here in Nashville. When he started first grade this past fall my husband and I could tell he wasn't learning or progressing. So in October I transferred him to Smithson Craighead Academy. What a difference! Mrs. Glover and her staff welcomed him with loving arms, and he understands his work much better. I'm so proud of him and his new school. I can already see a great second semester ahead. : ) : )

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September 01, 2007
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- submitted by a teacher
May 16, 2007
My grandson attended Smithson and Craighead for two years. I have seen his growth with his studies, And a personal growth as well. Every person at the Academy, the prinicpal, teachers, to the janitors and bus drivers always showed and took personnel interest in my grandson as well as all the children. Made a huge difference help build confidence pride and respect. My grandson wanted to do good in his studies as well as his behavior. He didn't want to let them down, the staff didn't let him down so I seen him working harder and it made him feel good about his self. And it made me feel my baby has a chance to be and do what ever he wants in life. Smithson and Craighead has put him on the right track for a promising future. THANK YOU.

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May 09, 2007
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Our students' TCAP scores (Tennessee's annual standardized test) have climbed higher each year since the school began in 2003. Our teachers are caring and dedicated. They work tirelessly to ensure that every child succeeds. There is a family atmosphere at the school that everyone enjoys.

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Smithson Craighead Academy
3307 Brick Church Pk, Nashville, TN  37207
(615) 228-9886
Last modified Smithson Craighead Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Smithson Craighead Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top