Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
John Trotwood Moore Middle School Profile


Address: 4425 Granny White Pike 
Nashville,TN 37204
School Zone Map
Cluster: Hillsboro

School Contact
Phone: 615.298.8095

School Leadership
Dr. Gary Hughes -

Assistant Principal:
Robin Allen -

District 8 School Board Representative:
Michael Hayes

District 25 Metro Council Representative:
Sean McGuire

PTO Contact: Carol Ballenger & Angie Howard

Facts About our School:
Number of Students: 700
Grades Served: 5-8
Year School Built: 1969
Addition: 2003
Square Footage: 109,083
School Hours: 8:55 - 3:55
School Colors: Red and Gold
School Mascot: Matador                        School Data 

What Our School Offers

  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme
  • Positive Behavior Support Program
  • Foreign Language Immersion Instruction
  • Exceptional Education Services in Life Skills, MIS and Resource
  • Travel Abroad Opportunities
  • Educational Field Trips
  • Advisor/Advisee Time
    Student TV News Program
  • Technology Labs
  • Orchestra (Strings)
  • Band
  • Testing for High School Credit in Algebra I Honors, Spanish
  • Co-Curricular Clubs
  • Math Competitions
  • Duke Talent Search
  • Parent Involvement Opportunities
  • Drug Awareness Program
  • Student Leadership Academy
  • Before and After School Care
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Tutoring
  • Talented & Gifted Programs

What Makes Our School Unique?

The faculty and staff of John Trotwood Moore Middle School continue a tradition of excellence in providing quality educational experiences for our students. We offer the structure, academic environment and caring atmosphere to enable students to be successful. Each student is treated with respect and encouraged to reach his or her highest potential. A broad curriculum meets the academic needs of students at all educational levels.
 J.T. Moore is an International Baccalaureate World School that feeds into the IB Diploma Programme at Hillsboro High. Teachers receive ongoing training in this academically challenging curriculum. Community service is a critical component of the IB program of study and we strive to help students understand and embrace its importance.
Extracurricular Activities offer many opportunities for additional success for our students. J.T. Moore has built a reputation for excellence in sports by winning several city championships.
The J.T. Moore PTO is outstanding. The faculty and staff are most appreciative of the support we receive from this strong organization. We feel that we truly form a partnership in doing all we can to make this school the best it can be. We invite you to come visit our school.

School Zone and Pathway

Students who attend J.T. Moore live in the southern area of Davidson County and are zoned to the Hillsboro High School cluster. To determine whether you are zoned to this school, visit our School Zone Finder.

PENCIL & Community Partners

  • First Tennessee, West End
  • Granny's Flowers
  • Girls on the Run
  • Learning Lab of Green Hills
  • Kroger of Green Hills
  • Pareto Realty, LLC
  • Trevecca Nazarene University  
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Mentoring Program
  • Invest in Your Child Campaign 
  • Metro Parks Service
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Salama Institute
  • Backfield in Motion
  • Easley Community Center Edge Hill
  • Belmont University
  • Crossroads Community Church


  The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. 2009 - 2010  
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