MNPS is one of the largest school districts in Tennessee. In 2011-2012, the school district served 79,117 students, grades Pre-K - 12. This is up 1.93% from the 77,617 served during the 2010-2011 school year. In addition to having one of the largest districts in the state, we also have one of the most diverse. To support our diverse student population, MNPS operates an English Language Center that is designed to assist families new to the United States with translators, cultural classes, and other programs to help families adjust to a new lifestyle.
Student Demographics - Asian - 3,107, Black - 36,503, Hispanic - 13,769, Pacific Islander - 82 , Indian - 116, White 25,800
English Language Learners (ELL) - 10,055 , Economically Disadvantaged - 56,533