Glengarry Elementary School

      Soaring Above   the Rest

    Soaring Above the Rest

At a Glance

  • Serves grades Pre-K - 4
  • Glencliff Cluster
  • Not Open Enrollment
  • Offers bus transportation
  • Offers before or aftercare

Welcome From the Principal

  Dr. Ricki Gibbs   Principal

Dr. Ricki Gibbs

Welcome to the online home of Glengarry Elementary! We believe every child who enters our doors will learn the academic and social foundations necessary to become college- and career-ready upon their graduation from high school.

Your commitment is an important part of our educational process and communication is the key to ensuring a successful year for your child. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 615-360-2900 or I can be reached by email at I look forward to welcoming you to our school!


Contact Information

200 Finley Drive
Nashville, TN 37217 (map)


Contact Emails:
Principal: Dr. Ricki Gibbs, II
Instructional Coach: Rae Finnie
Media Specialist: Wendy McDowell
Counselor: Laura Oathout
ESEA: Chenier Northern
Secretary: Sarah Tolentino
School Board Representative: Will Pinkston




School Description

At Glengarry Elementary, we understand that students learn in diverse ways and we value a variety of learning and teaching styles. .

A student’s typical day at Glengarry includes lessons in Math, Reading, Language Arts, Science/Social Studies and Related Arts, which include art, music and physical education. Encore is a program that supports and challenges our gifted and talented students. PE is our most popular class at Glengarry—on a daily basis, students
improve their physical skills by rock-climbing, playing hockey or tons of other exciting games. 

We offer a wide variety of family events to get everyone excited about the process of learning. Some of the events you can look forward to include grade-level music performances, student award recognitions, Valentine’s dance, family reading and math nights, Field Day and Parent English classes, as well as English as a Second Language classes for students. Our exceptional education classes for students with disabilities can also be attended. Art, Music, PE and computer classes are open to families as well. To further support our families, we offer a Family Resource Center.


School Hours

7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

A Typical Day at School

  • 60 minutes - RTI
  • 60 minutes - Math
  • 60 minutes - Related Arts
  • 120 minutes -Reading/Language Arts 
  • 40 minutes - Science/Social Studies 

School Details & Links


Standard School Attire

Bottoms: Khaki, navy blue or black pants, shorts or skirts. 

Tops: Solid-color polo shirt, Glengarry
T-shirt or button-down shirt. 

On Fridays, students are allowed to wear jeans with a standard school attire shirt or they can wear a Glengarry T-shirt. T-shirts are $10 and are available for purchase through the office at any time. 


  • Before and aftercare:
    YMCA Fun Co.
  • Family Resource Center 
  • Parent training classes
  • Social and Emotional Learning 

  • Recycling

  • The Nashville Ballet
  • NTA Life - Rep. Mike Burns
  • Kroger
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) 
  • Starbucks
  • Office Depot
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Piccadilly Restaurant
  • Longhorn Steakhouse