Inglewood Elementary School

Successful for life

Successful for life

At a Glance

  • Serves grades Pre-K - 4
  • Stratford Cluster
  • Open Enrollment
  • Offers bus transportation
  • Offers before or aftercare
  • Community Achieves school

Welcome From the Principal

Tracy McPherson Principal

Tracy McPherson

Thank you for choosing Inglewood Elementary! Our staff is committed to providing the best possible educational experience for your child by ensuring we address both academics and social emotional needs.

We are dedicated to being an inclusive community where differences are celebrated and all members of our community are respected for their contributions. At Inglewood Elementary, it is our goal to present ourselves in an open, honest and humble manner that models appropriate conduct for our students and accurately represents the Inglewood community.

We believe parents are experts on their children and we are experts in education. Together we make the perfect team! 


Contact Information

1700 Riverside Drive
Nashville, TN 37216 (map)


Principal: Tracy McPherson
Assistant Principal: Eric Hartfelder
School Counselor: Erica Reynolds
Dean of Instruction: Ryan Fell
Community Achieves Site Manager: Leigh Patton
School Board Representative: Christiane Buggs




School Description

The mission of Inglewood Elementary School is to build a community of lifelong learners equipped with the skills and experiences to be successful in life.

We are committed to the growth of our students and the Inglewood community. Through collaboration with the community, we will create lifelong learning opportunities so that all stakeholders reach their potential. The faculty and staff at Inglewood Elementary are held accountable for professional responsibilities, conduct and interactions with all stakeholders. 

We are dedicated to achieving the mission and vision of our school through high-quality academic instruction as well as social emotional support for all students. We are focused on increasing student engagement through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education and dedicated to meeting every child’s social and emotional needs with group and individual counseling through our school, STARS and Centerstone counselors. We also offer the Encore program for our gifted and talented students.


School Hours

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

A Typical Day at School

  • English Language Arts - 120 minutes per day
  • Math - 100 minutes per day
  • Related Arts - 60 minutes per day
  • Response to Intervention - 45 minutes per day

School Details & Links


Bottoms: Navy blue, black or any shade of khaki; no denim

Tops: Short or long sleeves and a collar in any solid color; shirtdresses for girls in any solid color may also be worn. 

Children may wear any colored Henley shirt under their polo shirt.

Spirit wear sold by the Inglewood PTO may be worn any day of the week in place of the school uniform shirt.

All shirts should be properly buttoned and tucked inside bottoms.

Any legging color may be worn with a skirt, jumper or shorts over them.


  • Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)
    President: Angelica Cooks-Lucas
    Vice President: Jai Sanders
    Secretary: Tara Johnson
    Treasurer: Chris Lucas
    Twitter: @InglewoodES_PTO
  • Onsite aftercare
    The Learning Zone, 615-228-6471
    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 3 - 6 p.m.; Friday: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • STARS counseling
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Restorative Justice
  • Community Achieves
    Site Manager Leigh Patton, (615) 262-6697 ext. 368124

  • Girl Scouts 

Inglewood Elementary School is extremely thankful for our community partners, sponsors and volunteers! We continually welcome new partners to support our school goals and priorities. For more information about partnering with us, please contact Community Achieves Site Manager Leigh Patton at or call (615) 262-6697, ext. 368124, or click here.

  • Alignment Nashville
  • Belmont University
  • Book'em
  • Cayce Unbound
  • Centerstone
  • Dalewood United Methodist Church
  • / Nashville Please Don't Litter Program
  • East Nashville Chamber of Commerce
  • East Nashville Help
  • Family Affair Ministries
  • Financial Empowerment Center
  • First Baptist Church of South Inglewood
  • Hands On Nashville
  • iJam Dance Program
  • Inglewood Elementary School PTO
  • Jackson Park Church of Christ
  • Jet’s Pizza
  • Madison Suburban Utility District
  • Metro Beautification & Environment Commission
  • Metro Nashville Arts Commission
  • Miss Tennessee Preteen Kaitlynn Stone
  • Nashville Ballet
  • NeedLink
  • Pencil Foundation
  • Reading Recovery
  • Sacrament Church
  • South Inglewood Community Center
  • Stratford STEM Magnet High School