Tennessee Nature Academy is a free nature-based public charter school in the Antioch-Cane Ridge community. We will serve students and families in grades 5-12, beginning with our founding 5th and 6th grade class in the 2023-2024 school year. Our research-based model uses nature-based learning and play to support students’ academic success, build students’ social and community connections, and promote students’ well-being.
In a nature-based school model, learning takes place in or is applied to the outdoors and to our local community whenever possible. At Tennessee Nature Academy, this means that: