Nashville School Of The Arts

Tel: (615)291-6600
Grades: 9-12

723 students

Nashville School Of The Arts serves 723 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Nashville School Of The Arts operates within the Davidson County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 723 students
Nashville School Of The Arts Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Nashville School Of The Arts Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Nashville School Of The Arts Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Nashville School Of The Arts Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Nashville School Of The Arts Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Nashville School Of The Arts Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
35%
24%
Nashville School Of The Arts Black (2006-2012)
White
57%
66%
Nashville School Of The Arts White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nashville School Of The Arts Sch Ethnicity Nashville School Of The Arts Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.69
Nashville School Of The Arts Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
48%
Nashville School Of The Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Nashville School Of The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 81,577 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Davidson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
143
7
Number of Students Managed 81,577 3,721
Davidson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 80%
Davidson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $740 MM n/a
Davidson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $798 MM n/a
Davidson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,962 $0
Davidson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,742 $0
Davidson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Academy At Old Cockrill (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is New Vision Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John B Whitsitt Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Nashville New Vision Academy
    Charter School
    297 Plus Park Blvd
    Nashville , TN , 37217
    (615)473-3006
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  142  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Nashville John B Whitsitt Elementary School
    110 Whitsitt
    Nashville , TN , 37211
    (615)333-5600
    1.2  mi  |  520  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Nashville Fall- Hamilton Elementary Enhanced Option
    Magnet School
    510 Wedgewood
    Nashville , TN , 37203
    (615)291-6380
    Magnet School
    1.4  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Nashville Margaret Allen Middle School
    500 Spence
    Nashville , TN , 37210
    (615)291-6385
    1.5  mi  |  494  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Nashville The Academy At Old Cockrill
    610 49th Ave
    Nashville , TN , 37209
    (615)298-2294
    1.5  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Nashville, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.62, which is higher than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Nashville is John Overton Comp High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.