Welcome to Nashville!

We often have families from out-of-state moving into the Nashville area. Whether your family is moving to Nashville due to the music scene, family-friendly living, job opportunities, or all of the above, Nashville has something to offer everyone.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school community and Nashville! Our city offers an array of activities for any lifestyle and interest, and we hope that you continue to explore what Nashville, and Franklin Road Academy, can offer your family.

Some Nashville Neighborhoods

The Gulch

The Gulch is a trendy, urban neighborhood in Nashville that offers plenty of unique dining, shopping, and entertainment experiences. It's considered by many to be one of Nashville's hippest neighborhoods and is the preferred place to live for many millennials. FRA is a 15 minute drive from The Gulch.


12 South

12 South is another trendy area where you'll find a lot of young families and artsy individuals calling home. This Nashville neighborhood offers many coffee shops for your morning pick me up and is in walking distance to Sevier Park. It's easy to support local businesses in this neighborhood with unique boutiques to shop at, and mom and pop places to grab a bite to eat.  FRA is a 8 minute drive from 12 South.

I Believe in Nashville Sign in 12 South

Downtown Nashville

When many people think of Nashville, they first picture Downtown. It's a major tourist attraction with lots of bars and a vibrant music scene. This area offers a lot of energy with numerous bars, restaurants, and stores. FRA is a 14 minute drive from Downtown Nashville. 

East Nashville

East Nashville is an up and coming neighborhood in Nashville with lots of local businesses like coffee shops and boutiques. It's a very artsy area favorited by local musicians and artists.   FRA is a 10 minute drive from East Nashville.

Some Sightseeing in Nashville

Radnor Lake

Radnor Lake is a popular state park in Nashville. The park is a favorite spot for many hikers and canoers to enjoy nature.  FRA is a 2 minute drive from Radnor Lake.

Elementary students at Radnor Lake

Historic Travellers Rest

Historic Travellers Rest is a historic plantation house museum dating back to 1799 and is a favorite among history buffs.  FRA is a 2 minute drive from Historic  Travellers Rest.

Grand Ole Opry & Country Music Hall of Fame

The Grand Ole Opry is a must for any country music fan with numerous shows every week. Another favorite spot for country music lovers it the Country Music Hall of Fame with its unique collection of memorabilla.   FRA is a 10 minute drive from Grand Ole Opry & Country Music Hall of Fame.

Nashville Zoo

The Nashville Zoo is a perfect place to spend the day with the family to see animals from across the world.   FRA is a 7 minute drive from Nashville Zoo.

How FRA Influenced Our Move To Nashville

The Halas Family, New FRA Family

"The grace and warmth that our family has experienced isn't an accident. That's something that has been fostered in the culture. It's a very authentic, real place where your kids can grow."