Classes & Grades

Academic Offerings at Croft

Croft offers students opportunities for advanced academics and an enriching related arts curriculum.


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At Croft 6th, 7th, and 8th graders have the opportunity to take Cambridge Honors classes in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. Each spring students in the 5th, 6th, and 7th grades can complete the application process.

Mrs. Brandy Kuhlman is our Cambridge Coordinator and Mrs. Carrie Utterback is our Cambridge Administrator.


The Metro Schools Gifted & Talented Program is called Encore.

Students gain eligibility for Encore based on excellent classroom performance, superior results on a nationally-normed or criterion referenced achievement test and/or evidence of higher-level thinking as measured by assessment of abstract reasoning and logical thinking.

The Metro Schools Encore Program offers an instructional experience designed specifically for intellectually gifted and academically talented learners. The curriculum is hands-on, interactive and problem-based with a focus on developing students' critical and creative thinking abilities. Instruction is interdisciplinary and aligned with Tennessee content standards, Encore classes meet weekly at Croft.

Related Arts 

At Croft we strive to provide enriching experiences for our students that complement our academics.

Visit our related arts page to learn more about the unique academic experiences that encourage creativity. Students choose their focus. Band and Strings are year round programs. Alternatively, students may choose the Zoology, visual arts, physical education, and computer science rotation.