Williamson County Schools approves open zoning for select campuses

Williamson County Schools has named 21 open-zoned schools for the 2021-22 school year. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County Schools has named 21 open-zoned schools for the 2021-22 school year. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Williamson County Schools has named 21 open-zoned schools for the 2021-22 school year. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

For parents of students who wish to change schools before the start of the 2021-22 school year, the Williamson County Schools board of education has approved 21 open-zoned schools.

The WCS board approved the schools during its Jan. 19 meeting. Parents have until May 15 to submit a request to change schools.

To qualify for a zoning change, students must live in Williamson County, according to the district.

While several schools have been selected as open-zoned schools, each campus can only accept a set number of students to avoid capacity issues. Additionally, some campuses are only accepting students requesting to be rezoned from certain campuses.

See a list of all open-zoned WCS campuses below.


High schools

  • Centennial: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Fairview: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Nolensville: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school


Middle schools


  • Fairview: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Grassland: accepting up to 25 students from Brentwood Middle School

  • Legacy: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Spring Station: accepting up to 25 students from Heritage Middle School or Thompsons Station Middle School in the geographic area previously rezoned from Spring Station middle on Nov. 18, 2019

  • Sunset: accepting up to 50 students from Mill Creek Middle School or Woodland Middle School

  • Thompson's Station: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school


Elementary schools


  • Fairview: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Grassland: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Heritage: accepting up to 25 students from Longview Elementary School or Thompson's Station Elementary School

  • Hillsboro (K-5): accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Hunters Bend: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Jordan: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Oak View: accepting up to 50 students from Creekside Elementary School or Thompson's Station Elementary School

  • Sunset: accepting up to 25 students from Mill Creek Elementary School or Nolensville Elementary School

  • Trinity: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Walnut Grove: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Westwood: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school

  • Winstead: accepting up to 25 students from any WCS school


See more on open zoning from the district here.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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