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Student Assignment Services

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Student Assignment Services

The Student Assignment Services Department serves as a support function for the Metropolitan Nashville Public School district by providing fair and equitable student assignment plans, as well as designing and implementing appropriate policies for school options. 

The Student Assignment staff helps to assure the best use of school building capacity.  This is done by reviewing the school attendance boundaries and administering the school choice plan to allow students to attend an optional school.  We seek to increase parental involvement by allowing parents to apply for the school that best suits the needs and interests of their child.

We support the district vision to provide every student with the foundation of knowledge, skills and character necessary to excel in higher education, work and life.  We embrace and value a diverse student population and community.  Different perspectives and backgrounds form the cornerstone of our strong public education system.

This site contains public information regarding Metro Nashville Public Schools zoning as well as other detailed information concerning our school district. More resources and information about our department is available to the left, and below is a detailed list of those choices.

·         Streamlining School Option Processes

o   Combining Fall and Spring Application (formerly known as Lottery and Open Enrollment) to give parents a more streamlined process and reduces redundancy of applications.

§  School Options Improvements Explained

§  Presentation on School Options

·         Student Assignment Calendar

o   Explains our department’s work timeline and deadlines for applications.

·         School Options

o   Options available to our students outside of their zoned schools with information on what the options are, and to see if your child is applicable.

§  Magnet

§  Charter

§  Enhanced Option

§  Design Centers

§  No Child Left Behind School Choice

§  Transfers

§  Zoned Options

§  Geographic Priority Zones

·         Home School Options

o   Information about Home Schooling with required forms from the State of Tennessee.

·         Student Assignment Plans

o   Rezoning plans and maps for approved zone changes for the district.

·         Maps and Mapping Tools

o   Parents can use this section to find their child’s zoned school, learn more about their cluster, utilize the new interactive GeoZone for zoned schools and available school options for their address, and learn about their school building’s population capacity.

·         Exchange Student Policy

o   Policy form that gives information about the district’s foreign exchange student policy.

To find out what school you are zoned to and what options might be available, call 259-INFO.





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