Our School

 

Nestled in the 12th South community, our historic Waverly Belmont school is one of two Technology Demonstration Schools in the MNPS district. Not only do we offer state-of-the-art technology throughout the school building, we also boast a 1:1 ratio of technology device to student during the school day. Technology is used to enhance instruction, not replace our wonderful teachers.

What our school offers:

  • Project-based learning

  • Social-emotional learning

  • Award-winning staff members

  • Premier music, art and physical education programs

  • Encore program for gifted and talented students

  • Interactive technology

  • Open access library scheduling

  • Spanish instruction for K-4

  • Partnerships with Belmont University and Vanderbilt University

  • After-school clubs and activities

  • Active PTO and strong parental involvement

 

We believe EVERY STUDENT deserves the following, EVERY DAY!

  • A morning smile and greeting from his/her teacher…a fresh start
  • Opportunities to do the “heavy lifting,” student talk should exceed teacher talk
  • Expectations for participation and high levels of engagement during learning
  • Task demands that require critical thinking and productive struggle
  • Ownership of his/her learning…voice and choice
  • Opportunities to practice reading, writing, listening, speaking, and math fluency
  • High-quality, rigorous instruction provided by content knowledgeable teacher
  • Grade-appropriate assignments and interaction with complex texts

WB Grows Me Every Day!