Independence Academy is a public charter school that ranked first among open enrollment high schools based on 2018 TN Ready performance. Growing one grade level each year, Independence Academy will educate approximately 500 students when it reaches full growth.
Independence Academy offers students a challenging academic curriculum, business development courses, and college readiness support to ensure that every student gains admittance to selective colleges. At Independence Academy, our core values build upon the PRIDE values of Opportunity Academy while integrating these additional values of TEAM – Transparency, Enthusiasm, Mindfulness, and Activism into our culture. With a focus on strong character and leadership development, students are prepared to excel in college and earn professional opportunities.
Independence Academy is open to all students who are residents of Davidson County. Apply for the 2019-2020 school year by filling out an application here.
- Campus Leader: Bryan Kariuki
- Address: 5221 Hickory Hollow Pwky, Antioch, TN 37013
- Contact: 615-334-0070
- Year Opened: 2017 (launch year)
- Number of Students: 153; grade 9 and 10
- % Special Education: 6%
- Student Demographics: 55 % Hispanic, 19% African American, 26% other
- % English Language Learners: 16%