Stratford High School (Tennessee)

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Stratford STEM Magnet High School (formerly Stratford Comprehensive High School) is a magnet school in Nashville, Tennessee, operated by Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. It serves approximately 800 students. In March 2012, the Metro Board of Education dropped the "Comprehensive" title from all its zoned schools to reflect the district's new emphases on smaller learning communities and thematic career academies.[1] The school is noteworthy as MNPS's only STEM high school.

Academies and Pathways[edit]

Stratford STEM Magnet High School has two academies, each with distinct pathways. Students are required to select a pathway by the 10th grade.

Academy of Science and Engineering (A.S.E.)

  • Interdisciplinary Science Pathway
  • Engineering Pathway
  • Biotechnology Pathway

Academy of National Security and Safety Technologies (N.S.S.T.)

  • National Security Technology Pathway (Criminal Justice/Forensic Science)
  • Computer Simulation and Game Programming Pathway

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Garrison, Joey. "Metro high schools may drop 'comprehensive' label." The City Paper. 12 March 2012. 9 March 2013.

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Coordinates: 36°11′51″N 86°43′07″W / 36.19753°N 86.71869°W / 36.19753; -86.71869