Cambridge International Examinations

Originally formed in as a department of the University of Cambridge in 1858, Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) provide top-tier academic resources in 160 countries. Curriculums developed by CIE now span more than 55 different subjects, and reach from Kindergarten to postgraduate education.


Cambridge International Examinations prepares students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. These international qualifications are recognized by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.


Schools With Cambridge Programs

Middle Schools

  • Croft Middle

  • Donelson Middle

  • Oliver Middle

High Schools

  • Cane Ridge High

  • McGavock High

  • Overton High

  • Stratford High

  • Whites Creek High

Elementary Schools

  • Hermitage Elementary


At Metro Nashville Public Schools, we offer students enrollment in Cambridge programs starting in Elementary School. The Cambridge curricula utilized are listed below, along with links to additional information:



Grades: K-5

Cambridge Primary gives schools a world-class curriculum to develop learner skills and understanding in English, mathematics and science. It enables teachers to assess children's learning as they progress. 


Cambridge Secondary

Grades: 6‐8

Cambridge Secondary 1 develops skills and understanding in English, mathematics and science for the first three years of secondary education. It combines a world‐class curriculum, high‐quality support for teachers and integrated assessment.


Cambridge IGCSE

Grades: 8‐10

Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progress and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.


Cambridge AICE

Grades: 10‐12

Cambridge Advanced is typically for learners aged 16 to 19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education. It offers learners Cambridge International AS and A Level options.