Murfreesboro City Schools is proud to announce the name of the 13th Elementary School. The school will be called Salem Elementary .
This name is a tribute to the history of the area and will serve as a landmark for the Salem community.
The name was one of over 500 suggestions from students and the community at large. Names were narrowed down by the school naming committee to a list of four that were presented to the school board at the December 11thmeeting.
The elementary school, scheduled to open in August 2019, sits near the corner of Veterans Parkway and St. Andrews Drive.
Trey Duke has been named Principal of Salem Elementary. The two-story school is designed for up to 1,000 students and will follow the footprint of Overall Creek Elementary.