About Metro 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.
COLLABORATION - We believe that engaging parents, community members, students, and other stakeholders in the educational process leads to better outcomes for all of our students and benefits the broader Nashville community.
EQUITY - We believe in equitable access and opportunities for all students from early childhood through graduation.
DIVERSITY - We value, respect, and celebrate students, staff, and educators from different backgrounds.