Dr. Carrigan in front of school

Dr. April Carrigan

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Simpson in floral dress in hallway with student art on walls behind her

Mrs. Lauren Simpson

Message from Dr. Carrigan

Hi families! Welcome to Franklin Elementary School, home of the Cubs! We are a neighborhood school nestled in the heart of Franklin, TN. As the leader of our school, I am humbled and honored to serve our students, teachers, and families. 

Our school strives to provide excellent teaching and high expectations for all of our students. We foster a love of learning and a culture of acceptance. Our faculty believes in cultivating relationships with our students and families to ensure a successful school experience. We have dynamic teaching and support staff and outstanding facilities that make it possible to fulfill our mission statement: "To provide excellent academic, emotional, artistic, and physical experiences in a professional learning environment.” 

I encourage you to explore our website and check out the amazing experiences our school has to offer. If you have questions or would like to learn more about our school, I would love the opportunity to talk to you. You may call our office at (615) 794-1187 or by email at


April Carrigan, Ed.D.