Galileo Preparatory Academy to open Franklin school in 2022

The school is slated to open in January. (Courtesy Galileo Preparatory Academy)
The school is slated to open in January. (Courtesy Galileo Preparatory Academy)

The school is slated to open in January. (Courtesy Galileo Preparatory Academy)

Galileo Preparatory Academy will open its first location in January at 1010 Perrone Way, Franklin, near Moores Lane and Franklin Road, according to a release from the company.

The school, co-founded by Mark Claypool and John McLaughlin, will serve students in grades 6-12. The campus will offer a family-friendly scheduling model as well as a blend of virtual and in-person learning with personalized curriculum.


The company also plans to open multiple locations in the Southeast by fall 2022, according to the release.

“Galileo is a unique schooling experience for students and their families,” McLaughlin said in a release. “Our team has worked hard to ensure we are providing something that is not found anywhere else in the state. There is nowhere else a student and their families are able to have so much control and freedom in their schooling.” www.galileopreparatoryacademy.com
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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