Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School

Public, Urban
Grades 9-12
Nashville, TN
Social and Emotional Learning

Closing the Achievement Gap With SEL

A Nashville high school focuses on using social and emotional learning to build strong relationships and a positive culture—and to improve academic outcomes.

  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Closing the Achievement Gap With SEL

    A Nashville high school focuses on using social and emotional learning to build strong relationships and a positive culture—and to improve academic outcomes.
  • School Climate

    An Alternative to In-School Suspension

    In lieu of a more punitive approach, students use restorative practices to resolve conflicts and reflect on their behaviors.
  • Mental Health

    Helping High Schoolers Manage Emotions

    De-escalation spaces allow students to leave stressful situations or interactions so they can process their emotions and then return to learning.
  • Advisory

    Integrating SEL and Literacy

    Get a peek at daily advisory meetings where students build both literacy and social and emotional learning skills in tight-knit groups.
  • Teacher Collaboration

    No Teacher Is an Island

    Working in small teams, high school teachers offer each other support and feedback for improving in their work.
  • School Climate

    How Strong Relationships Improve School Outcomes

    A Nashville high school striving to close achievement gaps is relying on trauma-informed practices and social and emotional learning—and it’s getting results.