02 Oct Westhaven residents enjoy some of the best schools in Franklin, TN area
Westhaven, TN has a well-deserved reputation at Franklin’s best-selling neighborhood, especially with families with school-age children. The community is served by the Williamson County Schools system (one of two public school districts in the county) which is recognized as the Nashville area’s best according to U.S. News and World Report. The system continues to be a State leader in academic achievement according to the 2018 State Report Card, and ranks first among Tennessee’s districts with more than one high school.
Quality education is a priority for homebuyers today. In fact, a study by the National Association of Realtors found that the school district was one of the most important factors when choosing a neighborhood for family across the country.
The Williamson County Schools system that serves Westhaven, TN residents includes 49 locations serving more than 42,000 students. The 49 locations include: 10 high schools, 11 middle schools, 27 elementary schools and one K-8 school. Academic achievement is seen in the fact that the district’s graduating class of 2019 posted an ACT composite score of 25.5 … well above the State’s average composite score of 20.
Programs offered by Williamson County Schools include everything from Elementary World Language Program and School Age Child Care to Advanced Placement classes and Interscholastic Athletics. In addition, there is a wide selection of private schools in the area available to Westhaven, TN residents, and the Nashville region is home to top-ranked colleges and universities for those pursuing advanced educational opportunities.
Pearre Creek Elementary
For many of the youngest residents of Westhaven, the day begins with a stroll with a parent or a quick bike ride to their school located right at the heart of the community. Pearre Creek Elementary, located within the Westhaven community, goes to the head of its class for quality education. In fact, Pearre Creek Elementary has been recognized as a “Reward School for Performance” in the State of Tennessee since 2014.
• PTO has more than 300 volunteers
• Library has more than 11,000 volumes
• 90 minutes of reading instruction daily
• 45 minutes of co-curricular instruction daily
Located just minutes from Westhaven at picturesque Leiper’s Forks is Hillsboro School, a K-8 public school that has been serving students and their family for more than a century. Hillsboro School’s curriculum include a broad array of course offerings, in addition to an arts program. The school’s athletic teams compete countywide in 11 sports.
• SCHOLARS Program fosters a positive environment
• Dedicated, involved teachers
• HS Motto: Scholars on the Road to Success
• Library has more than 9,000 volumes