mcmurray middle


Nations Academy

Nations Academy helps refugee children become grade-level readers through homework assistance, academic case management, and individualized reading instruction through Lexia, a research-based online literacy program. Through experiential learning and career-minded activities, our students develop skills needed to build purpose and succeed in life. We provide a safe and caring environment for our students to facilitate healthy social-emotional development and encourage strong relationships with peers and adults.

  • Contact:

    Abby Mosby: abby@nationsministrycenter.org

  • Location:

    McMurray Middle School; 520 McMurray Drive, Nashville, TN 37211

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Transportation:

    MNPS bus transportation is available.

  • Who can enroll?

    McMurray Middle School Refugee & Immigrant students

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Youth Empowered to Achieve (YEA!)

Learn English, become familiar with school in the US, get better connected with your teacher, your school and your community. Join YEA, Youth Empowered to Achieve! This NAZA-funded after school program is only one small component of services offered to the immigrant and refugee communities by Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE). At NICE, our leadership, staff, and volunteers have experience working with people from diverse communities including refugees, asylees, and other immigrants to the United States. Since 2005, NICE has served over 30,000 people from 72 different countries. YEA! will not only help you understand how your school works, but how to be successful in school and life. Through homework support, academic instruction, social emotional learning, and youth leadership opportunities, YEA! Is designed to teach young people to trust in themselves, better understand and act on their emotions, discover their strengths, and leverage those strengths.

  • Contact:

    Brandon White: brandon@empowernashville.org

  • Location:

    McMurray Middle School; 520 McMurray Dr, Nashville, TN 37211

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Transportation:

    Transportation may be provided, contact program for more details

  • Who can enroll?

    McMurray Middle School Refugee & Immigrant students

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