Maplewood is an established neighborhood tucked away off of Hwy 96 near the Mack Hatcher intersection in Franklin, TN. The neighborhood boasts many traditional wood and brick homes built in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s.
By any standards, Maplewood is one of Franklin's finest residential communities. With 308 single family residences, Maplewood is home to over one thousand people and has a strong tradition of neighborhood pride and community involvement.
Maplewood residents enjoy great location conveniences to the Cool Springs Galleria Mall, endless dining choices ranging from quick-and-ready take out to complete upscale dining, and minutes from historical downtown Franklin which hosts numerous community-wide art, seasonal, and fund raising events year round.
Franklin Special School District (FSSD) and Williamson County School District (WCS) boast some of the state's finest schools, and Maplewood offers its children access to the best of the best. Whether it's Moore Elementary (FSSD K-4), Freedom Intermediate (FSSD 5th & 6th) Freedom Middle (FSSD 7th & 8th) or Centennial High (WCS 9-12), Maplewood children receive a top-notch education in modern facilities.
The FSSD is a K-8 school system with approximately 3,850 students enrolled. Students are served by eight schools: four elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, and a K-8 school.
The FSSD Board of Education has proudly committed itself to meeting and/or exceeding the state's teacher-pupil ratio requirements, with ratios at: 1 to 20 in kindergarten through third grade, 1 to 22 in fourth grade, and 1 to 25 in grades 5-8.
All schools and the Central Office are accredited by the AdvancED, one of the largest and most esteemed school accreditation agencies in the country. The AdvancED Review Team wrote in its latest report that the FSSD "shows its commitment to children in academic accountability by providing the best trained educators that can be found. These teachers and administrators carefully examine the learning needs of each student, collaborate, and develop specific learning goals that are monitored and adjusted as needed."The Franklin Special School District gets its unique name from a Special Act of the state legislature that provides the Board of Education its own taxing authority, enabling the schools to be funded appropriately in order to maintain "Excellence in Teaching and Learning for All."
At Moore Elementary, we are committed to excellence and we strive to instill a purpose-driven passion for learning that encourages every student to become a contributing member of our community.
Freedom Intermediate School
Our goal is to help students become productive citizens in the global workspace. We believe this can be achieved through a partnership between the school, home, and community.
Freedom Middle School
Freedom Middle School opened in 1993 and educates 7th and 8th grade students. Our school serves approximately 615 students with a capacity of 850 students. The current student- teacher ratio is 22:1.
Centennial High School
Centennial High School will become nationally recognized as a student-centered, collaborative community focused on high expectations, rigorous standards, and the development of driven, lifelong learners.