Purpose Prep

Purpose Prep is an academically rigorous, college preparatory school. We believe that every child, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, or incoming academic level, can and must achieve at a high level.

About Purpose Prep

Purpose Prep was recognized as a Tennessee Reward School for academic achievement, ranking within the top 5% of schools in the state of Tennessee. Purpose Prep is the first elementary school in North Nashville to ever have earned this distinction in Nashville’s history. We are also ranked as one of the highest performing schools in the MNPS District.

Lagra Newman

Lagra Newman

Founder and Head of School

Purpose Prep is an academically challenging, disciplined, and joyful school in Nashville, TN. Unanimously authorized by the Metropolitan Board of Education, Purpose Prep opened its doors to an inaugural class of 90 Kindergarteners in fall 2013. We are fully enrolled educating students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Purpose Prep is committed to being one of the best elementary public schools in our nation. We will achieve our mission by ensuring every scholar achieves the academic skills, knowledge, and ethical foundation that will set them on the path to college.


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