McKinney-Vento (Homeless Education)

The McKinney-Vento Act is designed to address the challenges that homeless children and youths have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school with a strong emphasis on the importance of school stability for homeless children and youths.

Murfreesboro City Schools has an active outreach department as well as school counselors and social workers in each school.  If you need assistance with food, clothing, school supplies or with entry to the Extended School Program, please contact your school counselor or social worker.

The Homeless Liaison for Murfreesboro City Schools is Maryam Hill. She can be reached at or by calling 615-893-2313.  The State Liaison is Vanessa Waters.  She can be reached at or by calling 615-253-3101.

Click the following link to learn more about the McKinney-Vento Act.

You have the right to dispute a determination of McKinney-Vento status.  For additional details, click the link McKinney-Vento Appeal.