Our Mission
The mission of Currey Ingram Academy is to provide an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school program that empowers students with learning differences to achieve their fullest potential.

The school delivers on this mission by providing:

List of 8 items.

  • Small Classes

  • Evidence-based Instruction

  • Individualized learning plans for every student

  • Strong arts, athletics and extracurricular activities

  • Speech-language and academic occupational therapies (K-8)

  • Character education and social coaching

  • Personalized college preparation and counseling (9-12)

  • Parent, community and professional education opportunities

Our Vision
Currey Ingram Academy will be the premier educational environment for students with unique learning needs. The school will continue to create a supportive, accepting climate, one that promotes academic success and personal fulfillment. Currey Ingram Academy will extend its resources beyond its boundaries to provide educational leadership, expertise and opportunity to the larger community.


Accreditation

Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the following organizations:
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
  • AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI)

History

Currey Ingram Academy was founded as Westminster School of Nashville in 1968 and was housed in Westminster Presbyterian Church for 34 years.

Thanks to a lead gift from alumni parents Stephanie Currey Ingram and John Rivers Ingram, the school moved to its current 83-acre campus in 2002.

In recent years, students have enrolled from more than 33 states and eight foreign countries, their families citing Currey Ingram Academy as a major reason for their move to Middle Tennessee.

School Recognition

List of 9 items.

  • 1990

    Selected by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • 1994 and 1999

    Council for Learning Disabilities Tennessee Teacher of the Year
  • 2001

    Designated as an Apple Showcase and Lighthouse School by Apple Computers
  • 2006

    Faculty member chosen as a Fulbright Cultural Scholar to Japan
  • 2007

    Currey Ingram was a featured school at the 30th Anniversary Benefit Dinner of the National Center of Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
  • 2010

    Faculty Member chosen as 2010 Tennessee Titans Teacher of the Year
  • 2012

    USTA Tennessee's "Educational Merit Award of 2012"
  • 2016

    National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Rozelle Founders Award
  • 2018

    Faculty member awarded the TAIS Hubert Smothers Award for Excellence in Teaching

Milestones

The Currey Ingram Academy Crest


The white rose
is from the Currey family crest and symbolizes love.

The magnolia represents the academy's 34 years as the Westminister School of Nashville (1968-2002).

The oak leaves and acorns symbolize continuous growth and strong educational ideals.

The escallop shell is from the Ingram family crest and symbolizes long, successful journeys.

Civitas Discipulorum is the academy's motto and is Latin for a "community of learners."



50th Anniversary

List of 1 news stories.

  • Celebrating 50 Years of Transformational Education

    When Carol and Bobby Henderson asked Westminster Presbyterian Church in 1968 to consider opening a school that would serve their son and others like him, they never imagined that this school would become a global leader in the education of students with learning differences. Over the past 50 years, thousands of Middle Tennessee students and their families have had a transformational learning experience.
     
    Effectively educating students with learning differences is complex and challenging but Currey Ingram Academy has shown it’s possible. From the inception of Westminster School of Nashville in 1968 and continuing with Currey Ingram Academy, we have always believed that it’s possible for students to learn and to achieve their fullest potential.
     
    Read More

List of 1 items.

Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.

Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).