KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School - KIPP Nashville

“At Collegiate, we set a high bar and hold ourselves accountable. We strive to get better every day, and we champion and challenge our teammates to be a Team and a Family.”

MATT RESAVY, PRINCIPAL

About KIPP Nashville Collegiate High

KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School is a free, open-enrollment public charter school educating students of North and East Nashville with a rigorous, college-preparatory program. It was founded in 2014 in response to the growing demand for a high-quality high school that would equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to be truly college-ready by graduation. Learn more about how we prepare our students for college, career and beyond through our unique KIPP Forward program.

KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School was recognized as a 2017-2018 Tennessee Reward School for student growth and achievement among the top public schools in Tennessee. Our founding class of 2018 averaged a 22.1 on the ACT – the highest of any KIPP high school in the country and almost four points higher than the Davidson County average. Our high school alumni are expected to graduate college at nearly twice the rate of their peers.

KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School is open to all students who are residents of Davidson County.

LOCATION:
East Nashville

YEAR OPENED:
2014

# STUDENTS: 481
GRADES: 9-12

% SPECIAL
EDUCATION: 13%

% STUDENTS OF COLOR:
African American: 63%
Hispanic: 31%

% ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: 7%

TN REWARD SCHOOL
2017-2018

Our Approach

KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School is built around three core values: Excellence, Heart, and Growth. At Collegiate, our values guide our actions and decisions by grounding us in a common set of beliefs and principles. We prepare all our students for college and career through rigorous academics while also equipping them with the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in the world beyond. Collegiate focuses on providing students with a well-rounded experience that includes music, art and PE classes, as well as a wide range of clubs and extracurricular activities, including: soccer, basketball, cross country, dance, cheerleading, math club, spoken word, and computer coding.

Excellence

We set the bar high and hold ourselves accountable.

Resilience

We are positive and solutions-oriented in the face of challenges.

Heart

We champion each other.

Growth

We get better every day.

Our Team

Our teachers make promises to put students on the path to college, and we fulfill those promises by working together to build a strong and united school culture.

Matt Resavy

Principal The George Washington University

College and Career Prep Through KIPP Forward

Our high school provides one-of-a-kind support during high school and after graduation through KIPP Forward. This program supports students in high school to choose the best career path that aligns with their interests, talents and strengths. Then, KIPP Forward stays with our alumni after graduation until they graduate from college or are settled in their career.

More about KIPP Forward

Contact

123 Douglas Avenue
Nashville, TN 37207

Matt Resavy, Principal
Main Office: 615-514-6260615-514-6260
Email: collegiate@knchs.org