Sumner County School Guide

Sumner County students are served by the Sumner County Board of Education, who works hard to achieve the goal of ensuring that each child receives the best possible education available. Sumner County Board of Education provide area students with eleven educational districts that manage the 46 schools serving Sumner County’s 27,000 students. Additionally, there are 50 private schools in the immediate area, with numerous other quality public and private schools in our surrounding counties, making our area wealthy with educational options for your family’s student. Nicknamed “The Athens of the South”, the Nashville Metro region also offers area students a wide array of post-secondary education options, including 21 accredited four-year and postgraduate institutions, six community colleges and 11 vocational and technical schools.

In order to help you find the school that is the right fit for your child, we have provided a list of public and private schools in the area, as well as their contact information and websites where available. Additionally, we have included local and nearby colleges and universities to provide a picture of the range of educational opportunity available in Sumner County County. Please take a moment to review these listings, and welcome to the school districts of the Sumner County Board of Education!

 

Official Websites

Sumner County Board of Education

695 East Main Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 451-5200

Nashville Alliance for Public Education

(615) 783-2810 ext. 6

Donors Choose
Tennessee Department of Education

(615) 741-2731

Tennessee State Board of Education

(615) 741 – 2966

 

Nearby County School Systems

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Public Schools Information
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

(615) 259-INFO (4636)

Williamson County Schools

(615) 472-4000

Franklin Special School District

(615) 794-6624

Cheatham County Schools

(615) 792-5664

Dickson County Schools

(615) 446-7571

Lebanon Special School District

(615) 449-6060

Clarksville-Montgomery County School Systems

(931) 648-5600

Maury County Public Schools

(931) 388-8403

Murfreesboro City Schools

(615) 893-2313

Robertson County Schools

(615) 384-5588

Rutherford County Schools

(615) 893-5812

Wilson County Schools

(615) 444-3282

 

Public Schools

Our school districts provide approximately 46 public schools for the 27,000 students of Sumner County. There are a variety of specialized schools and programs in the region, including Sumner County’s night high school, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) elementary school, academic magnet school and alternative/zero tolerance school. As there are 26 elementary schools, 12 middle schools and 10 high schools, please utilize the links below to decide which zone your student falls under, and to select the school or program best suited to your family’s educational goals.

Sumner County Pupil Transportation
Sumner County Schools Zone Finder
Sumner County Adult Education
Sumner County After School Programs
Sumner County Alternative Education
Sumner County Career & Technical Education
Special Education Department of the Sumner County Schools
Sumner County Intellectually Gifted Student SEARCH Class

 

Elementary Schools

Sumner County Schools offer 26 unique elementary schools, including one STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) elementary school and one academic magnet school, to meet your family’s needs, as well as numerous early education opportunities. Please utilize the links below to determine which school your student is zoned to attend and which specialized programs are available in your area.

Sumner County Schools Zone Finder
Sumner County Preschool Information
Sumner County Elementary Schools Index
Merrol Hyde Magnet School

128 Township Drive
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543

Union Elementary S.T.E.M. School

516 Carson Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-0737

 

Middle/Intermediate Schools

The Sumner County School System offers 12 middle schools, including one magnet school, to meet your family’s needs, as well as numerous early education opportunities. Please utilize the links below to determine which school your student is zoned to attend and which specialized programs are available in your area.

Sumner County Schools Zone Finder
Sumner County Middle Schools Index
Merrol Hyde Magnet School

128 Township Drive
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543

 

High Schools

The Sumner County School System offers 10 high schools, including one night school, one magnet school and one alternative school, to meet your family’s needs, as well as numerous early education opportunities. Please utilize the links below to determine which school your student is zoned to attend and which specialized programs are available in your area.

Sumner County Schools Zone Finder
Sumner County High Schools Index
Sumner County Credit Recovery Program
Merrol Hyde Magnet School

128 Township Drive
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543

E. B. Wilson High School

102 Indian Lake Road
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6085

R. T. Fisher Alternative School

455 North Boyers Avenue
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 451-6558

 

Home School & Virtual School

Homeschooling and virtual assisted education are alternatives offered in Sumner County. To explore these educational options and how they might benefit your student, please visit:

 

Home School

Sumner County Homebound Instruction
Home Schooling in Tennessee
Middle Tennessee Home Education Association (MTHEA)
Tennessee – Home School Legal Defense Association
Tennessee Homeschooling

 

Virtual School

MNPS Virtual Learning Options
MNPS Virtual School Full-Time Admissions Procedures and Criteria
Metropolitan Nashville Virtual School
Tennessee Virtual Academy

 

Charter Schools

The Academies of Nashville
MNPS Magnet and Specialty Schools
MNPS Charter Schools

 

Private Schools

The Sumner County regional area offers its residents over 50 institutions of private education to meet the needs of its area students. Private schools include both faith based schools as well as secular private institutions. Faith-based schools in the area include Saint John Vianney Catholic Elementary School, Nashville Christian School, Southside Christian School, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Pope John Paul II High School and Donelson Christian Academy, among many others. Secular private schools include Sumner Academy, Portland Montessori Academy, Harpeth Hall School, University School of Nashville, Nashville International Academy, Montessori School of Franklin, Ensworth School and Abintra Montessori School. For a full listing of private schools and contact information, please refer to the links below.

Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce Private Schools Index
Nashville Chamber of Commerce Index of Private Schools
Williamson County Index of Area Private Schools
Independent Schools of the Nashville Area
Tennessee Department of Education Private School Information
Tennessee Department of Education Non-Public Schools

 

Nearby Colleges and Universities

American Baptist College

(615) 256-1463

Austin Peay State University

(877) 861-2778

Aquinas College

(615) 297-7545

Belmont University

(615) 460-6000

Bethel University

(731) 352-4000

Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University

(615) 322-7651

Columbia State Community College>

(931) 540-2722

Cumberland University

(615) 444-2562

Fisk University

(615) 329-8500

John A. Gupton College

(615) 327-3927

Lipscomb University

(615) 966-1000

Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)

(615) 898-2300

Motlow State Community College

(931) 393-1500

Nossi College of Art

(615) 514-2787

Nashville School of Law

(615) 256-3684

Nashville State Community College

(615) 353-3333

Tennessee State University

(615) 963-5000

Trevecca Nazarene University

(615) 248-1200

Vanderbilt University

(615) 322-7311

Volunteer State Community College

(615) 452-8600

Other Schools of Interest

Anthem Career College

(888) 616-6549

The Regency Beauty Institute

(800) 787-6456

Continual Learning Institute

(615) 297-1800

Daymar Institute

(931) 552-7600

Genesis Career College

(931) 526-8735

International Academy of Design and Technology

(888) 419-7111

ITT Technical Institute

(800) 331-8386

Jon Nave University of Cosmetology

(615) 283-1000

Kaplan Career Institute

(800) 336-4457

MedVance Institute

(615) 320-5917

Miller-Motte Technical College

(423) 510-9675

National College of Business & Technology

(615) 333-3344

New Horizons Computer Learning Center

(615) 251-6955

DeVry University

(615) 445-3456

Remington College

(800) 560-6192

The Art Institute of Tennessee – Nashville

(615) 874-1067

O’More College of Design

(615) 794-4254

TechSkills Nashville

(615) 399-0000

Tennessee Technology Center

(615) 425-5500

Tennessee Technology Center at Hartsville

(615) 374-2147

Volunteer Beauty Academy

(615) 298-4600

Free Will Baptist Bible College

(615) 844-5000

Meharry Medical College

(615) 327-6000

University of Phoenix

(615) 872-0188

Strayer University

(888) 360-1588

Nashville Auto Diesel College (a NAFTC Training Center)

(615) 226-3990

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

(615) 383-4848

Williamson Christian College

(615) 771-7066

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