Metropolitian Nashville Public Schools


Metro Nashville Public Schools will be the fastest-improving urban school system in America, ensuring that every student becomes a life-long learner prepared for success in college, career and life.


We deliver a great public education to every student, every day.


WHOLE LEARNER - We believe in meeting each child at the point of need to maximize individual unlimited potential and success.

LITERACY - We believe what research shows: Early reading success is a critical factor in a child’s likelihood of graduating from high school and experiencing future life success.

EXCELLENCE - We believe all students benefit from high-quality instruction and high expectations each year, in each subject, and in each classroom.

RELEVANCE - We believe students learn best when they are inspired by real-world challenges that promote critical thinking, inquiry, problem solving, and creativity.

INNOVATION - We believe teaching and learning is enhanced through creative thinking and experimentation across all subject areas including STEM, Literacy, and the creative arts.

TALENT - We believe in supporting, developing, respecting, compensating, and retaining our teachers, leaders and staff.