The "Athens of the South" offers formal and informal educational opportunities at all levels and for all types of students.
The Metro Nashville Public School (MNPS) system serves almost 80 thousand young people in Davidson County.
The Nashville Public Library, where "books are only half the story," has been educating and entertaining Nashvillians.
Nashville Community Education is a community of affordable, non-credit classes for the people of Nashville and surrounding areas.
Metropolitan Action Commission’s Head Start, Early Head Start and Adult Education programs provide pre-school education, high school equivalency classes, and GED test preparation for low-income residents from birth to adult at no cost to the family.