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Robert E. Lillard Elementary School!


Dear Friends,
Welcome! I am glad you have chosen to visit our school’s website. Robert E. Lillard Elementary Design Center is a fabulous facility that serves students in Kindergarten through Grade 4. We are a Design Center that has a strong focus on Advanced Academics. We provide learning opportunities that are inquiry based and that address the higher level thinking skills throughout our curriculum. Our faculty and staff are a friendly, caring and supportive team working to provide the very best educational experiences to ensure academic success for all!

The students that attend Robert E. Lillard must submit an Open Enrollment application with the School Choice office. Parents must make provision for transportation to and from school. School Bus transportation is not provided, however, before and after school care is provide by the YMCA and other child care facilities in the area.

Parents are a great asset to our school. We partner together and work as a team to provide the richest learning opportunities for all our students. Our Parent Resource Center is a unique feature for our school. Parents are able to check out materials to help with the teaching and learning process at home. Workshops are provided to address the needs of our school community. We do whatever it takes for our students to have an enriching and successful school year. Our motto is “Every Day is a Learning Day at Robert E. Lillard Design Center.”

Take a tour of our Website and we hope you will make Robert E. Lillard Elementary Design Center your school of choice.



Debra B. Thompson

The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.

MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
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