Day-School Academic Requirements
The Information You Need
We are an approved Category V school* by the Department of Education to serve students K-5-12th grade, and we are required to meet outlined and set standards by the TN Department of Education.
TN Department of Education Requires 22 credit hours for graduation.
Our students are required to acquire 28 credit hours for graduation.
Each of our students takes all state mandated testing (TCAP and EOC)
Each student must take the ACT test before graduation.**
Teaching Little Minds
We are an approved preschool facility through the Tennessee Department of Education to serve up to 128 children, 6 weeks- Pre-K and after-school care.
We use the Tennessee Early Learning Development Standards to develop a curriculum that is targeting for each age group. Each week, each teacher develops a lesson plan applying these standards to fit their individual students.
* Students who transfer from private Category IV-V schools back to public school may be required to test to determine grade level and number of credits.
** Students who graduate from nonpublic schools may be required to have a higher ACT score (COMPOSITE 21 for most schools) to get into college.