Optional Schools FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions  

The optional schools' process can be difficult to navigate especially for those new to MNPS. Use this FAQ as a resource in addition to following the district on social media, reading blogs, emailing [email protected] and calling the Family Information Center at (615) 259-INFO.


Who is eligible to apply for optional schools? Any student whose parent or guardian is a Davidson County resident at the time of application may apply.


Application Basics


Pathways and Specialty Schools


Early Learning


Geography, Location and Transportation