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2022-23 Zone Waivers

For the 2022-23 school year, the State of Tennessee adopted new laws stipulating how school districts must consider zone exemption requests. Following the guidelines of this law, Murfreesboro City Schools will conduct the open enrollment period for zone waivers from April 1-May 1, 2022.  During this time, a parent or guardian of a student may seek to transfer their child to an open zoned school for the 2022-23 school year. (If parents submitted zone paperwork during the priority period in March, no further action is required.)

Zone waivers submitted during this zone waiver time frame are subject to approval through a lottery system as directed by this new state law.  To ensure your zone waiver is considered, it is important to submit your waiver between April 1 and May 1, 2022.  The waivers will be approved based on a lottery system using the open seats listed below.

  • Bradley Academy – 50 seats available
  • Erma Siegel Elementary – 50 seats available
  • Hobgood Elementary – 20 seats available
  • Mitchell-Neilson School – 50 seats available
  • Northfield Elementary – 50 seats available
  • John Pittard Elementary – 50 seats available
  • Reeves-Rogers Elementary – 50 seats available

The following schools have been designated as closed zone schools with no zone waiver option for 2022-23: Overall Creek, Salem, Scales, Cason Lane, Black Fox, Discovery School.

Parents may pick up a zone waiver at your school or download the waiver from this website.  Instructions on submitting zone waivers are included on the zone waiver form. After reviewing these documents, please feel free to call MCS central office with any questions.

(Download the 2022-23 Zone Waiver)