Read-A-Thon Starts TODAY!


What is Read-A-Thon?   It is a twelve day reading marathon for students grades Kindergarten through 4th. When is Read-A-Thon?   It begins TODAY Friday, February 26th at 8:00 AM and ends Wednesday, March 10th at 3:00 PM. Why do we have Read-A-Thon?   This period of intense focus strengthens and improves students’ [...]

Read-A-Thon Starts TODAY!2021-02-25T17:50:54-06:00



Percy Priest’s annual giving campaign to support our teachers, students and families ends on November 20th – and we are still about $15,000 short of our goal of $140,000. With all we have faced this year – unexpected expenses to help us navigate virtual school and a safer return to [...]

ONE LAST ASK – PPE INVEST ENDS NOVEMBER 20th2020-11-12T19:54:14-06:00

Your INVEST Dollars At Work: Meet Two More Interventionist and Enrichment Teachers


Your INVEST donations help PPE in so many ways, including funding the salaries for six Interventionist and Enrichment teachers. These teachers help students who need additional support and enrichment, so that classroom teacher can work in smaller groups in the classroom. These teachers help ensure all PPE students receive the [...]

Your INVEST Dollars At Work: Meet Two More Interventionist and Enrichment Teachers2020-11-05T19:24:55-06:00

MNPS Cuts Percy Priest Funding


Due to decreased student enrollment at Percy Priest this year, Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) has reduced Percy Priest’s school year budget by $119,000, which included cutting funding for our Library clerk and our two enrichment specialists.  This is a significant decrease to our budget and Dr. Young immediately went to [...]

MNPS Cuts Percy Priest Funding2020-10-22T14:40:42-05:00

A Message from Your Principal!


Hello Percy Priest families! I wanted to take a moment to reach out to everyone following Dr. Battle’s email and the family decision survey that was sent out earlier this week.  I have received several questions and wanted to provide everyone with additional information related to some of the most [...]

A Message from Your Principal!2020-09-10T20:06:38-05:00

Invest Update


INVEST 2020-2021 Needs Your Support This week, the PTO kicked off this school year’s INVEST campaign, which raises funds to directly support PPE’s students, teachers and families. As you may have heard at the Open house, the INVEST campaign is an annual giving campaign that provides critical dollars that directly [...]

Invest Update2020-09-03T20:54:35-05:00

Meet Our New Assistant Principal, Mrs. Temple!


My name is Brooke Temple and it is my sincere honor to be your Assistant Principal at Percy Priest Elementary. I am excited to be a part of an amazing team of teachers, students, families, and administrators. I was born and raised in Memphis, TN but eventually made my journey [...]

Meet Our New Assistant Principal, Mrs. Temple!2020-08-13T14:53:03-05:00