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Our Network: LEAD Public Schools

LEAD Academy High

LEAD Academy High School, located at 1034 First Avenue South in Nashville, is an open-enrollment charter high school that serves students in grades 9-12 with a high-quality, equitable education. LEAD Academy High School is a 2015 Reward School for Growth and its first three graduating senior classes have earned 100 percent acceptance to college. All LEAD students are encouraged to participate in community service and extra-curricular activities such as peer-mediation, debate, basketball, cross country, and student council. To watch our latest Senior Signing Day video, please visit this link

Brick Church 

Brick Church: A LEAD Public School is located at 2835 Brick Church Pike. Brick Church: A LEAD Public School is the zoned neighborhood, college preparatory middle school for the Brick Church community as part of the Whites Creek cluster. If your child is currently attending Alex Green Elementary School, he or she is guaranteed a spot at Brick Church: A LEAD Public School. For additional information about the school or how to enroll, please contact: Jake Smith, Brick Church Family Engagement Coordinator at jake.smith@leadpublicschools.org.

The school opened its doors as a 5th grade under the LEAD network in the summer of 2012 as part of a partnership between LEAD Public Schools, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and the Achievement School District. Any student zoned for Brick Church may attend this charter school.

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Cameron 

Cameron: A LEAD Public School is located at 1034 1st Avenue South in the historic Cameron building that has long been a pillar in the South Nashcville community. It is the first fully-converted turnaround school in the state of Tennessee. Cameron was a 2013-2014 “Reward School for Growth” having ranked in the Top 5% in the state in academic gains made by students. The school is a first-of-its-kind partnership between Metro Nashville Public Schools and LEAD Public Schools that began in 2011 and seeks to reestablish itself as a source of pride in South Nashville. 

Cameron: A LEAD Public School is the zoned neighborhood, college preparatory middle school for the South Nashville community as part of the Glencliff cluster. If your child is currently attending Fall-Hamilton, Glenview or Whitsitt elementary Schools, he or she is guaranteed a spot at Cameron: A LEAD Public School. For additional information about the school or how to enroll, please contact: Britta Cherry, Cameron Family Engagement Coordinator at britta.cherry@leadpublicschools.org.

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LEAD Southeast

LEAD Southeast, located at 531 Metroplex Drive, was founded in 2013 as an open-enrollment charter school in Southeast Nashville and Antioch and, as of the 2016-2017 school year, will serve the needs of middle school students in grades 5 through 8. LEAD will be adding a grade at the conclusion of each school year through 2021 in order to be a high-quality, college-preparatory middle and high school for our families in Southeast Nashville. Learn more about LEAD Southeast by visiting our website leadprepsoutheast.org.

Neely's Bend

Neely's Bend: A LEAD Public School is the newest school in the LEAD Public Schools network. Founded in 2015, Neely's Bend served the needs of students in the 5th Grade for the 2015-2016 school year and will be adding sixth grade this coming school year. LEAD's work at Neely's Bend and will grow one grade per year to eventually serve students in grades 5-12 with a high-quality, equitable education for our middle and high school students in the Madison area. The school is located at 1251 Neely's Bend Road, Nashville.

Neely's Bend: A LEAD Public School is the zoned neighborhood, college preparatory middle school for the Neely's Bend community as part of the Hunters Lane cluster. If your child is currently attending Amqui Elementary School or Neely's Bend Elementary School, your child is guaranteed a spot at Neely's Bend: A LEAD Public School. For additional information about the school or how to enroll, please contact: Jeremy Quiñonez, Neely's Bend Family Engagement Coordinator at jeremy.quinonez@leadpublicschools.org.

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Learn more about Neely's Bend by visiting our website at neelysbendcollegeprep.org