McFadden School of Excellence

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Type of School Kindergarten - Grade 5- Academic Magnet School
Administration Principal- Dr. Clark Blair   Assistant Principal- Mr. Andy Roach
Teacher of the Year Mrs. Jenny Copeland, 1st grade
Mascot Mustangs
Colors Red & Black
Maximum School Size 390 students
Class Sizes K-3:  20 students per class; 3 teachers per grade level
4-5:  25 students per class:  3 teachers per grade level
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2013 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • 2012 Reward School
  • 2013 Reward School
  • 2014 Reward School
  • 2015 Reward School
  • 2016 Reward School
  • 2017 Reward School
  • 2019 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • 2021 Reward School
  • Ranked #1 Elementary School in Tennessee- School Digger
  • Ranked #1 Elementary School in Tennessee- USA News and World Report
Technology
Each classroom is equipped with the following:
 
1-teacher computer connected to a projector, a document camera, and mounted speakers
1-Apple TV
1-Osmo Center for each Kdg & 1st Classroom
Broadcasting Announcements through IP TV is connected in each room using the teacher's computer. Broadcast lab utilizes 5th grade students to operate announcements each morning.  Media Specialist is the sponsor and manager.
 
School-wide Technology:
 
  • Each 1st - 5th grade student has a Dell laptop to be used throughout the school day. Each classroom has a Microsoft Display adapter connected to a wide-screen projector.  Each teacher also as a Dell laptop.
 
  • Kindergarten classes each have ten touchscreen Dell laptops and a shared iPad cart.
 
  • Computer Lab with 25 desktops connected to a networked printer; lab has a teacher presentation center with computer connected to projector and an Apple TV is also connected.
 
  • Cafeteria and gym have a complete sound and presentation system which consists of a computer connected to a projector and an Apple TV is connected.
 
  • Media Center has a presentation podium to connect any device to the projector, an Apple TV, and/or a document camera; media specialist also has an iPad.
Clubs
 
  • Broadcasting Team (Grade 5)
  • Chess Club (K - 5)
  • Chorus (Grades 4 & 5)
  • Fun Run (K - 5)
  • Elementary Beta Club (Grade 5)
  • Jr. Pro Basketball (Grades 2 - 5)