“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.”
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.
We set the bar high and hold ourselves accountable.
We are positive and solutions-oriented in the face of challenges.
We champion each other.
We get better every day.
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.
Mariah GarnerAssistant Principal of Humanities Vanderbilt University
Marc GauthierPrincipal University of Connecticut
Loretta HearnDean of College & Career Counseling University of Tennessee at Martin
Ashleigh KrudysAssistant Principal of Student Support Services Miami University
Matt ResavyAssistant Principal and Principal in Residence The George Washington University
James SensabaughAssistant Principal of Student Culture Austin Peay State University
Mariah StrikeDirector of Operations University of Wyoming
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.