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Life at SCA

For a glimpse at the life of a student at Smithson Craighead Academy, take a look here.

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Healthy Meals

We believe a well balanced diet leads to healthy living, positive social and emotional growth, and high academic performance. Therefore, we provide breakfast and lunch free for all students.

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Active Learning

At SCA we believe all students can learn and grow. We invest our efforts into building each child in all areas of their lives.

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Smithson Craighead Academy is the oldest, free, public charter school in Nashville, Tennessee. We believe all children can learn and grow. We seek to educate and empower our scholars at all levels from at risk to high achieving. With a strong emphasis on foundational, higher order thinking, along with social and emotional skills SCA students will succeed.

Like an Eagle, WE WILL SOAR!



Welcome to Smithson Craighead Academy

Smithson Craighead Academy is a FREE public charter school that provides a quality education for students in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Smithson Craighead Academy is a safe school that believes in educating and supporting our students and their families.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • First Middle TN Charter School Established
  • Free Transportation
  • Vanderbilt University Positive Behavior Intervention Support Learning
  • Homework & free music lessons provided in the Mid-Town Music Academy afterschool program.
  • The Eagles Nest — Character Development
  • Free Breakfast & Lunch Program
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Upcoming Events

Reoccuring Monthly Events

Meetings may change due to school or holiday schedules.



Mid-Town Music Academy (every Monday and Wednesday afternoons)
3:30-5pm
At SCA


Cub Scouts Meeting (every Tuesday evening)
6-7pm

at SCA


Girl Scouts Meeting (1st & 3rd Tuesday afternoons)
3-4:30pm
At SCA


Art Club (every Wednesday afternoon)
3-4:30pm
At SCA


STEM Scouts (every Wednesday afternoon)
3-4:30pm
At SCA


SCA Girls & Boys Basketball Practice (every Thursday afternoon)
3-4:15pm
At SCA
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