Free prekindergarten seats available in East, North and South Nashville

Metro Schools has some seats remaining in the three new Early Learning Centers at Ross, Bordeaux and Casa Azafrán. To register, families can visit any Metro school offering prekindergarten. For a list of those schools and more registration information, including student and parent requirements, visit The Casa Azafrán Early Learning Center is not currently open for visitors due to construction. The pre-K program taught at these locations is brand new and has been developed with the leading early education researchers at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. All three Early Learning Centers will offer a full school day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with before and after care available. They will ensure the best quality education with:

  • Excellent Teachers – Dynamic, innovative leaders certified in early-childhood education
  • Enriching Curriculum – Hands-on, experiential and center-based learning
  • Engaging Environments – A physical environment that expresses and cultivates a reflection and appreciation for beauty, wonder and joy
  • Strong Connections Between Home and School – Family Resource Directors at Ross and Bordeaux; the Parents as Partners program at Casa Azafrán


Watch NPT report on the Metro Schools prekindergarten expansion and the importance of early learning.