School Details

K I P P: Academy Nashville

123 Douglas Avenue, Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-4484
8

(out of 10)

Charter Grades 5-8 300 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

84%
54%
61%
68%
45%
53%
77%
51%
64%
92%
77%
86%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
42%
50%
57%
46%
55%
66%
49%
62%
84%
78%
87%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
42%
44%
47%
41%
50%
81%
51%
65%
90%
73%
84%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

53%
36%
47%
91%
48%
66%
90%
71%
83%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
43%
50%
57%
41%
50%
78%
48%
64%
89%
76%
85%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
75%
58%
67%

Gateway/End-of-Course (GT/EOC)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science, and social studies upon completion of relevant courses. Students must pass the algebra I, English II, and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate. The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

K I P P: Academy Nashville is a charter middle school in Nashville. The principal of K I P P: Academy Nashville is Laura Howarth and can be contacted at lhowarth@kippacademynashville.org. 300 students attend K I P P: Academy Nashville and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 87% of the 300 students here get reduced lunch prices. Meigs Middle Magnet School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 89% 46%
Hispanic 8% 17%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 32%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 4%
Asian 1% %
Multiracial 0.3% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 69%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school has really helped my Grandson he is more focused and Grades are good..

  • (2 years ago)

    KIPP Academy Nashville is a college preparatory charter school with a challenging curriculum and high student expectations. The teachers and staff are an exceptional team that earnestly does whatever it takes to help children learn and prepare for success to and through college. In addition to academics the students are encouraged to practice excellence teamwork humility respect and responsibility. As a parent I am pleased to know that these principles are not only being taught at home but are also being reinforced in the school that is empowering my child with knowledge. Her future is bright and I'm excited about the doors that KIPP Academy Nashville is opening for her educationally socially and one day economically. Thank you KIPP team and family your hard work is sincerely appreciated.

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Overall score

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  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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