Our School

Welcome Message From Executive Principal Dr. Kelby Garner

Dr. Kelby GarnerIt is my absolute honor to serve as Executive Principal of Tennessee’s first, highest-achieving virtual school. MNPS Virtual School combines rigorous academics with a variety of educational programs, learning experiences, instructional approaches, and academic-support strategies addressing the unique needs, interests, aspirations, and backgrounds of our diverse population of students-creating an extraordinary online learning experience. In a time when other virtual schools are struggling to perform, MNPS Virtual School is the highest-achieving virtual school in Tennessee and one of the highest-performing schools in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) system.

With our unique focus on personalized learning, student mastery, and community, MNPS Virtual School delivers on our mission embodying the highest levels of collaboration, professionalism, and academic excellence. Students further enjoy the flexibility that MNPS Virtual School offers choosing when, where, and how they learn. Like a brick-and-mortar school, our school delivers highly qualified, certified, teacher-scholars who instruct our online courses. Learners exit our school and courses with new knowledge in addition to improved 21st Century skills.

I invite you to visit and see for yourself what makes MNPS Virtual School one of Nashville's finest schooling options.

Dr. Kelby Garner,
Executive Principal