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Hume-Fogg Magnet High School

Hume-Fogg Magnet High School



Hume-Fogg, Nashville’s first public school, was founded in 1912, and it became the first secondary magnet school to serve Nashville’s academically talented students in 1983.

Today, Hume-Fogg serves academically advanced students from the entire metropolitan Nashville area. We are committed to the provision of a challenging college prep program within a structure of support and acceptance, where student voice is valued and diversity is celebrated. Academic courses are taught at the honors or Advanced Placement level, and students are required to take six courses per semester, with a minimum of three AP credits for graduation. Hume-Fogg offers two relatively unique advanced courses: Advanced Calculus (post-AP) and the two-year AP Capstone/Research class. 

In addition to our rigorous academics, we maintain a nationally recognized arts program, including jazz, symphonic band, orchestra, visual arts, choir and theater. We also offer advanced study in German, Latin, Spanish and French.

Hume-Fogg was founded on a commitment to maximizing individual potential, including emotional and physical well-being through hard work and personal responsibility. We do this by promoting sensitivity to natural, social and cultural environments. Our work is deeply rooted in our shared beliefs and high expectations for ourselves and others.

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Hume-Fogg Magnet High School

700 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203


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