Nashville Schools

Most of Nashville is served by the Metropolitan Nashville Public School system. Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools are committed to providing every student with the foundation of education and the skill necessary to succeed in higher education, work, and life. At MNPS, the diverse student population and various perspectives and backgrounds of the students comes together to form a strong public education system.


Most families in the Nashville area choose to send their child to the school they are assigned to according to their location, but that is not the only option for Nashville families. There are many other schools available that offer a variety of special programs. The various school types include magnet, design center, enhanced option, charter, and other specialized schools. There are also alternative high school programs to choose from. The schools in Nashville are listed below.




Bordeaux Early Learning Center, Casa Azafran Early Learning Center, Robertson Academy, Ross Early Learning Center




A.Z. Kelley, Alex Green, Amqui, Andrew Jackson, Bellshire, Buena Vista, Caldwell, Cane Ridge, Carter-Lawrence, Chadwell, Charlotte Park, Cockrill, Cole, Cora Howe, Crieve Hall, Cumberland, Dan Mills, Dodson, DuPont, Eakin, East End Preparatory, Fall-Hamilton, Gateway, Glencliff, Glendale, Glengarry, Glenn, Glenview, Goodlettsville, Gower, Granbery, Harpeth Valley, Hattie Cotton, Haywood, Henry C. Maxwell, Hermitage, Hickman, Hull – Jackson, Inglewood, J.E. Moss, Joelton, John B. Whitsitt, Jones Paideia Magnet, Julia Green, Kirkpatrick, Lakeview, Lockeland, May Werthan Shayne, McGavock, Mount View, Napier, Neely’s Bend, Norman Binkley, Old Center, Paragon Mills, Park Avenue, Pennington, Percy Priest, Robert Churchwell, Robert E. Lillard, Rocketship Tennessee, Rosebank, Ruby Major, Shwab, Stanford, Stratton, Sylvan Park, Thomas A. Edison, Tom Joy, Tulip Grove, Tusculum, Una, Warner, Westmeade




Antioch, Apollo, Bailey, Bellevue, Brick Church College, Brick Church, Cameron, Croft, Donelson, DuPont Hadley, DuPont Tyler, East Nashville, Goodlettsville, Gra-Mar, H.G. Hill, Haynes, Head, Isaac Litton, Isaiah T. Creswell, Jere Baxter, Joelton, John Early, John F. Kennedy, John Trotwood, Knowledge Academy, LEAD Academy, Liberty Collegiate Academy, Isaac Litton, Madison, Margaret Allen, Martin Luther King, Jr., McMurray, Meigs, Moses McKissack, Neely’s Bend, New Vision Academy, Rose Park, Thurgood Marshall, Two Rivers, West End, William Henry Oliver, Wright




Antioch, Cane Ridge, East Nashville Magnet, Glencliff, Hillsboro, Hillwood, Hume-Fogg, Hunters Lane, LEAD Academy, Maplewood, Martin Luther King, Jr., McGavock, MNPS Middle College, MNPS Virtual School, Nashville Big Picture, Nashville School of the Arts, Overton, Pearl-Cohn, Stratford, The Academy at Hickory Hollow, The Academy at Old Cockrill, The Academy at Opry Mills, The Cohn School, Whites Creek




Boys Preparatory, Cameron College Preparatory, Cora Howe School, Harris-Hillman Special Education, Intrepid Preparatory, KIPP Academy Nashville, KIPP College Preparatory, LEAD Preparatory Southeast, Murrell School, MNPS Middle & Johnson Alternative Learning Center, Nashville Academy of Computer Science, Nashville Classical, Nashville Preparatory, Purpose Preparatory, Robertson Academy, Smithson-Craighead Academy, STEM Preparatory, Transitions at Bass, Valor Collegiate, W.A. Bass Adult Program, W.A. Bass Learning Center


Nashville Private Schools:


Abintra MontessoriBrentwood AcademyChrist Presbyterian AcademyDavid Lipscomb Campus SchoolDavidson AcademyDonelson Christian AcademyEnsworth SchoolEzell-Harding Christian SchoolFather RyanFranklin Road AcademyGoodpasture Christian SchoolHarding AcademyHarpeth Hall School, John Paul II High SchoolLinden Waldorf SchoolMadison AcademyMontgomery Bell AcademyNashville Christian SchoolNashville International AcademySt. Cecilia AcademySt. Paul Christian AcademyUniversity School of Nashville


Nashville is also home to many colleges and universities. The colleges and universities in Nashville are:


Colleges & Universities:


American Baptist College, Aquinas College, Belmont University, Daymar Institute, Fisk University, John A. Gupton College, Lipscomb University, Meharry Medical College, Nashville Auto Diesel College, Nashville School of Law, Nashville State Community College, Nossi College, Tennessee State University, Trevecca Nazarene University, Vanderbilt University, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Welch College