Wondering what a day in the life of a Middle School student looks like?
Check out a sample schedule and class descriptions below. Please note that academic and enrichment periods vary by grade level.

Academic Classes

Instruction targets defining operations and vocabulary while developing computational, thinking and problem-solving skills.

English - Language Arts
Content focuses on literature comprehension and fluency (decoding) through direct instruction beginning with learning how to learn and advancing to applying these skills on challenging assignments. Spelling, vocabulary building, grammar, and written expression are addressed.

Social Studies
Students in fifth and eighth grades study American History and how decisions, events, laws, and wars were a result of the culture, knowledge, and technology of the day. Sixth and seventh grades explore world cultures. Through the study of civilizations, students gain an appreciation of how people use what they learn through history.

Instruction targets developing a general fund of scientific knowledge and a working vocabulary that is built upon each year. The Science program fosters problem solving, reasoning skills, experimentation, and exploration.

Enrichments & Middle School Community Blocks

Enrichment Class Offerings
Offerings often include General Music, Band, Show Choir, Music Appreciation, Music Technology, Art, Physical Education/Fitness, Performing Arts, Digital Literacy, Community Block, Reading (Literacy) Lab, and SLP and OT. Options vary by grade level.

Middle School Community Blocks
During the MS Community Blocks, students will be involved in activities to develop and strengthen social-emotional and executive function skills. The Community Block time also includes assemblies for speakers and other Middle School topics.

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Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary JK-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to achieve their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tennessee, 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).