Nolan Elementary was named the 2013 Hamilton County PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit of the Year.
In total, Nolan Elementary won 18 state and county PTA awards this school year.
- Tennessee PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit of the Year
- Tennessee PTA Award of Excellence - Elementary - School Decision Making
- Five Tennessee PTA Awards of Merit (Elementary) for Advocacy, Collaborating with the Community, Communicating, Student Learning and Most Creative Membership Campaign
- Five Tennessee PTA Membership Awards for 100% Membership (one member for every student), 100% Faculty & Staff Membership, Membership Challenge Award, Continuous Membership Increase for the 4th year in a row, and Early Bird Membership Reporting
- "300 Hours of Power" Award for at least 300 male involvement volunteer hours
- Tennessee PTA Leadership Achievement Award
- Hamilton County PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit of the Year
- Hamilton County PTA Most Volunteer Hours for a Non-Magnet School - 11,685 hours
- Largest PTA Membership in Hamilton County
- Largest PTA Membership Numerical Increase in Hamilton County