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Our school is a participant in the Tennessee Coordinated School Health Program. Learn more about the CSH Program.

Norman Binkley Student Handbook


Welcome to Norman Binkley Elementary School

FY15 1st Day

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Slime the Principals
Principal Urquhart and Assistant Principal Yates 
get slimed by students that met fundraising goals!

Principal Message

Welcome to the Norman Binkley Elementary website. Norman Binkley is the best elementary school in Nashville and is home to over 500 students! We serve pre-kindergarten through fourth grade students. Our faculty and staff work hard every day to provide each child with an exceptional educational experience where all students grow! Our school-wide rules are: respect school, respect others and respect yourself. Healthy school environments are a key to success. We, at Norman Binkley, are proud to provide a multicultural environment that encourages all ethnicities and cultures to demonstrate academic, social, and behavioral progress through collaboration and cooperation. We learn and grow together! Please take some time to browse our website and see the wonderful things happening at Norman Binkley. If you would like to set up a tour or just want to talk about what’s going on at Norman Binkley, please contact me at (615) 333-5037. We look forward to working with you and meeting the needs of your child and our community.


James Urquhart



Each week, our school focuses on a specific Reading/Literacy skill.  Click


here to see what we're working on this week!


Wednesday 8/6 First Day of School (Half Day)
Thursday 8/7 Teacher Planning Day
Friday 8/8 Full Day for All (except PK & K.  They go 1/2 day)




The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.

MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
Click on the links provided for more detailed information. <Complaint Process.>