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About This School

Dupont Hadley Middle School is a public middle school in Nashville. The principal of Dupont Hadley Middle School is Amy Downey and can be contacted at 641 students attend Dupont Hadley Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 58% of the 641 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Dupont Hadley Middle School is 18:1. Neely's Bend Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 67% 33%
Hispanic 6% 15%
Black, non-Hispanic 25% 48%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 3%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58% 65%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My daughter started this school in fifth grade and now she is in 8th and we just moved her to a magnet school because we do not want to send her to McGavock next year. If I had my choice I would and she would also rather stay here one more year. This school is an excellent school yes there are a few teachers that should not be there but for the most part the school is wonderful. The principal is on top of her game there. She knows exactly what's going on she's constantly involved with the teachers students and parents. I have been very pleased and am sad to see my daughter leave....bottom line is ....My daughter is ahead of her game in the magnet school she just transferred to so I think that pretty much says it all!

  • (4 years ago)

    I have had nothing but good things from this school. So far you couldn't ask for better staff and Ms Downey is the best.

  • (4 years ago)

    Well im in the 6th grade and i like dupont hadley. They dont let us go outside at all i think they should because we need some time to relax!!

  • (7 years ago)

    I am currently in the 8th grade at DuPont Hadley. The school throughout the year has been getting very strict about dresscode and class rules. The 8th grade is the only grade that isn't allowed to carry backpacks we have a different tardy policy than any of the other grades and we are the only grade in the entire school that has a locker schedule. Making it even more difficult to carry all of our books from class to class. It's NOT fair because the teachers in our grade are very strict. DuPont Hadley is an okay school. I liked it better in my first 3 years there but the 8th grade is absolutely terrible!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have seen a big change in my son moving from the 5 to the 6 grade.A parent teacher relationship is a plus and sometimes is not always there. But most of the time we don't receive the information from our children.All in all this is a good school.

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter has attended this school from 5th to 8th grade. I have seen the teachers work with her during a difficult year and the progress she made with the teachers and us(parents) working together resulted in a well balanced young lady that is still growing in maturity understanding and knowledge. I hope to see my daughter blossom into an individual with strong ideals and desire to make a difference in this world. I am grateful that we were able to experience such wonderful teachers principal assistant principal officer etc. and their guidance in this school for not only my child but all children attending this school.

  • (8 years ago)

    Well I think this school is a great school.I have 3 children.And my two girls went to this school.And now they are in Mcgavock High.My oldest daughter graduates this year.I have my son going there this year. I have him in the tutoring class in the evening.I am really proud my children were in Dupont Hadley.Because every one teachers Mrs.Downey ect. Were there for us when we were having hard times.The counciling was there for them.They made progress through Dupont Hadley.I want to thank this school for being a part of my children's life.

  • (10 years ago)

    I have A daughter that goes to dupont hadley.She is going to be in the seventh grade.she has good grades and has never been in danger. The scholl provides a great and save place for any child. The principal is great. Amy Downey is a wonderful roll model. She was the principal at the last school my daughter was at. All the staff is wonderful especially Ms.Curry. She is A great Counciler. If I Had to rate this school From 1-10. I would give it a perfect 10!

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