Donelson Middle School

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110 Stewarts Ferry Pike

Nashville, TN 37214

(615) 884-4080

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Grades: 5 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 780

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Donelson Middle School

The teachers are what make Donelson Middle School great in the capacity that many of them have been teaching there 5-10 years. The downfall to this school is the Administration or Leadership. They keep putting newer principals or leaders in this school when what it needs is someone who is well seasoned ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/13

All of the the teachers my child has had are fantastic. However, there is no sense of community. The Ptsa, if it exists, does very little. Parents and visitors are not welcome in the building during the school day. My child tells me that students get away with horrible behavior and it makes it difficult ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/12

It amazes me that my child who is in the 6th grade this year 2010-11 at DMS never has any homework. They give them class time to do their homework, but the teachers should be teaching during their class time not giving them free time every day. I appreciate them giving them a little time at the end of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/11

This is not your average hand a kid a book and they will learn kind of school. This school is better for kids that need to learn out loud. My child went to Two Rivers for two years then Donelson for two and despite test scores learned more at Donelson. It is not a good school for kids that need quiet. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/01/11

Teachers are unfriendly, lack of empathy, unclean and students are disruptive. My child is changing schools asap.

Posted by a parent on 09/25/08

We are very disappointed. Although the music program is outstanding (band and strings), there are deficiencies in the quality of the curiculum across most of the subjects, especially math and reading. We hope that the administration will also make strides to improve or enforce their discipline guidelines. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/11/08

I am shocked to see the parents in this school give 4 out of 5 stars to this school. This school has been under 'improvement 1' for the past 3 years. Parents,please, do your homework! Poor performance was attributed to 'low income' and 'minority' and yet if you look acroos to another part of town where ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/29/08

Great teachers and very nice school

Posted by a parent on 02/23/08

No discipline for students from the administration

Posted by a parent on 01/29/08

I went to dms for two years it was a great experience. I had realy good teachers , but the best teachers were in the 8th grade and there names are ms.Johns, ms.Souder, ms.Mitchell, mr.Patterson,and mr.Heim. They made my last year there the best.

Posted by a student on 01/21/08

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Test scores for Donelson Middle School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Donelson Middle School
Nashville-davidson County Sd
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Nashville schools — Donelson Middle School is located at 110 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Nashville TN 37214. 110 Stewarts Ferry Pike is in the 37214 ZIP code in Nashville, TN The school district for Donelson Middle School is the Nashville-davidson County Sd. Donelson Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 8.
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