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What's News Updates on goings-on at local private schools.

9 ALL NEW! THE LISTINGS School profiles by county and category: Catholic, Christian, Montessori, Preschool, Traditional, Special Focus, Waldorf and Boarding.

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Private School Map Consult our handy map pinpointing all the schools from our "Private School Listings."

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By the Numbers Enrollment, tuition and more in easy-to-access format.

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school INDEX

DAVIDSON COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Christ the King School Father Ryan High School Holy Rosary Academy Overbrook School Saint Ann School St. Bernard Academy St. Cecilia Academy Saint Henry School Saint Joseph School

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

Christ Presbyterian Academy The Covenant School Donelson Christian Academy Ezell-Harding Christian School Franklin Road Academy Goodpasture Christian School Lighthouse Christian School Lipscomb Academy Nashville Christian School Oak Hill School St. Paul Christian Academy

MONTESSORI SCHOOLS

Abintra Montessori School Casa dei Montessori Children First, A Montessori Community Children’s House Montessori School Montessori Centre

PRESCHOOLS

The Academy of Harpeth Village The Gardner School of Midtown The Gardner School of Nashville Green Hills Child Development Holly Tree Christian Preschool

TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS

Ensworth School Harding Academy Harpeth Hall School Montgomery Bell Academy University School of Nashville

SPECIAL FOCUS SCHOOLS

Benton Hall Academy Gateway Academy Green Hills

WALDORF SCHOOLS Linden Waldorf School

Middle Tennessee Christian School Providence Christian Academy 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

Columbia Academy

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Clarksville Academy

Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

Franklin Road Christian School Lancaster Christian Academy

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SUMNER COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Pope John Paul II High School

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

Hendersonville Christian Academy Sumner Academy

MONTESSORI SCHOOLS Hendersonville Montessori Academy

PRESCHOOLS

The Academy of Indian Lake Village The Goddard School

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

The Classical Academy of Franklin Franklin Classical School Grace Christian Academy

MONTESSORI SCHOOLS

Montessori Academy Montessori School of Franklin

PRESCHOOLS

The Academy of Cool Springs The Academy of Forrest Crossing The Academy of Heritage Commons The Academy of Maryland Farms The Academy of McKay's Mill The Academy of Powell Place The Academy of Seaboard Lane The Academy of Westhaven The Gardner School of Brentwood The Gardner School of Franklin The Goddard School Holly Tree Christian Preschool

TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS

Battle Ground Academy Creek Wood Academy

The Comenius School Currey Ingram Academy Gateway Academy Brentwood

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MONTESSORI SCHOOLS Mt. Juliet Montessori Academy

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BOARDING SCHOOLS The Webb School

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Students at Oak Hill School. Established in 1961, the PreK - 6 school has an enrollment of 495 students. See Oak Hill's listing on page 14.


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private school NEWS New additions, faculty changes, service projects and more from area independent schools.

St. Cecilia Academy breaks ground on a new fine arts center.

There's a new lower school dance program at Christ Presbyterian Academy.

Lancaster Christian Academy's second location in Murfreesboro is now open.

Battle Ground Academy (150 Franklin

Currey Ingram Academy (6544 Murray

Ezell-Harding Christian School (574 Bell Road,

Road, Franklin and 336 Ernest Rice Lane, Franklin) names Patrick Snead as head of middle school, Jared Street as its new head boys basketball coach and Molly Machleit as its newly-created director of cheerleading. Learn more at battlegroundacademy. org.

Lane, Brentwood) adds Hope Link, Ph.D., as the new director of college counseling. Learn more at curreyingram.org.

Antioch) announces Mrs. Charity Vinson as the new lower school principal, Fayla Junior as the new Lady Eagles soccer coach and Mark Rayburn as new head basketball coach. Also, the school starts a new bus route this year for La Vergne and Smyrna students. Learn more at ezellharding.com.

Christ Presbyterian Academy (2323-A Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville) launches the Lower School Dance Company, joining the Middle and Upper School Dance Companies. There are now classes for lower school students in ballet, beginning dance and jazz/ hip-hop during its after-school programs. Visit cpalions.org.

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Donelson Christian Academy (300 Danyacrest Drive, Nashville) is now a Project ADAM Heart Safe School. This certification comes when a school has taken all the necessary steps to safeguard students’ health, including making sure that AEDs are available and accessible. It also ensures a team of CPR/AEDtrained staff is ready to act in an emergency. The school also adds Paul Wade as the new head football coach. Learn more at dcawildcats.org.

Father Ryan High School (700 Norwood Drive, Nashville) names Ann Mullins (’03) as associate director of athletics. Learn more at father ryan.org.

Franklin Road Christian School (3124 Franklin Road, Murfreesboro) opens a new expansion this fall that includes a science lab, band

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Franklin Road Christian School expands this fall. room, commons area, library, offices, three practice rooms, 10 classrooms and more. Learn about the expansion's full details at frcsminutemen.com.

Lancaster Christian Academy's (LCA) second location in Murfreesboro at 3721 Manson Pike is now open. The Early Learning Center for ages 6 weeks - kindergarten also offers a magnet program and technology center. In addition, LCA’s main campus (150 Soccer Way, Smyrna) now has a professional development program for juniors and seniors. These students leave campus each day to shadow and intern at companies in the community. The school now has a robotics and business program, too. Learn more at lcaknights.com.


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Mt. Juliet Christian Academy now offers agricultural courses.

Lipscomb Academy (3901 and 4517 Granny White Pike, Nashville) expands its fine arts program to include a dance program led by Kari Smith. Smith also takes on the position of the high school’s theater director. In addition, Suzanne Craig is the new coordinator of the school’s theater. Learn more at lipscombacademy.org.

Middle Tennessee Christian School (100 E. MTCS Road, Murfreesboro) elementary school is now an integrated learning environment. Children make real-world connections between and among all content areas through active learning. This increases the students’ experiences, movements, student-student interactions, reflective thinking and more in a

St. Bernard Academy's new music classroom.

biblical worldview environment. The school also has a new elementary principal, Melanie Maxwell, Ph.D. Learn more at mtcscougars.org.

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy (735 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet) now offers agricultural courses as part of its curriculum. Learn more at mjca. org.

Providence Christian Academy (410 Dejarnette Lane, Murfreesboro) adds new coaches to the school: Tyler Clem, high school soccer; Damien Brown, assistant coach for high school basketball; and Aimie Markham, middle school cheer coach. Learn more at providencechristian.com.

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St. Cecilia Academy

(2304 Bernard Ave., Nashville) expands its arts program to allow students to explore and develop their gifts and talents in the performing arts. Students learn on guitars, ukuleles, recorders and a variety of percussion instruments in addition to receiving vocal instruction. SmartTVs and iPads are also utilized in the new, dedicated music classroom. This year, St. Bernard Academy introduces an optional drama activity, which culminates in two performances of a play in spring 2019. Also new this year, St. Bernard students have the option to receive private instruction for piano, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, viola and violin as well as the opportunity to participate in two levels of band. Learn more at stbernardacademy.org.

(4210 Harding Pike, Nashville) broke ground on a new fine arts center and plans to open the 9,500-square-foot facility in January 2019. It will be home to a new visual art studio, a full-sized dance studio, gallery space, kiln room, photography dark room, art storage space and more. Learn about it at stcecilia.edu.

Middle Tennessee Christian School's new integrated learning experience.

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WE BELIEVE Benton Hall Academy is where children who learn differently are educated with compassion, where children who struggle academically and socially are inspired to discover their strengths to their potential, and where children who have been on the outside looking in are invited to belong.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (CKS) 3105 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212 615-292-9465; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 262; Est.: 1937; cksraiders.org For more than 80 years, CKS has partnered with parents to provide an educational journey that forms the heart, mind and spirit of children. Academic excellence stems from a curriculum that integrates a strong foundational core with the arts and technology. Courses for all grades include foreign language, music, PE, library, science lab, art and technology. Co-curricular activities include forensics, drama, book clubs, chess club, a parochial athletic program, private guitar/piano/voice lessons, science competitions and boy/girl scouts. With a focus on each child as a unique individual, our teachers challenge each student to maximize their potential and live lives dedicated to faith, service and love. FATHER RYAN HIGH SCHOOL 700 Norwood Drive Nashville, TN 37204 615-383-4200; Grades: 9 - 12 Enrollment: 920; Established: 1925 fatherryan.org For more than 90 years, Father Ryan High School has focused on the values so many seek in a quality, Catholic education: superior academic results; faith formation and the building of character; and a safe, caring community where your child is accepted, respected and where they are known and loved. A coed college-preparatory school, we offer education across four grade levels with 27 AP courses and cocurricular programs in athletics, band, theatre, social justice and service. We take pride in developing our students into well-rounded individuals. HOLY ROSARY ACADEMY 190 Graylynn Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 615-883-1108; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 325; Established: 1954 holyrosary.edu As a National Blue Ribbon School, Holy Rosary Academy is proud to be considered one of the best schools in the nation. Our mission, since 1954, is to support and encourage the development of each child's unique God-given talents providing a Catholic education grounded in gospel values and excellence.

JOIN US FOR OUR OPEN HOUSE! WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24 9 - 11 A.M. RSVP AT STHENRYSCHOOL.ORG PARENT LED TOURS, SNEAK A PEEK INTO CLASSROOMS & MEET OUR PRINCIPAL! 6401 HARDING PIKE | NASHVILLE, TN 37205| 615-352-1328 |WWW.STHENRYSCHOOL.ORG

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OVERBROOK SCHOOL 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 615-292-5134; Grades: PreK3 - 8 Enrollment: 300; Est.: 1936; overbrook.edu Overbrook roots children in truth, inspires them to wonder and challenges them to give their best to the world. Overbrook is a co-educational, PreK3 through eighth-grade independent Catholic school. Named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education, Overbrook has a dynamic tradition of educating children in a community setting through study, prayer and service. Overbrook offers financial aid, family tuition discounts and after-school care. Extracurricular activities include multiple team sports and numerous clubs, activities, and private music lessons. Bus service is available from northern Davidson, Williamson, and Rutherford counties.


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SAINT ANN SCHOOL 5105 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 615-269-0568; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 146; Established: 1921 saintannparish.com/school Saint Ann School offers a diverse learning community focused on spirituality, academics and service. With a long history of academic excellence in a Christian environment, we promote respect, responsibility and doing the right thing to all students. Innovative programs, hands-on technology and a well-rounded, faith-based curriculum result in varied instructional activities including the related arts and Spanish. ST. BERNARD ACADEMY (SBA) 2304 Bernard Ave., Nashville, TN 37212 615-385-0440; Grades: Junior K - 8 Enrollment: 358; Established: 1866 stbernardacademy.org SBA is a Catholic, independent, co-ed school near Vanderbilt, downtown and Hillsboro Village. SBA is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. The experience and expertise of our faculty along with the challenging curriculum helps our students build a strong educational foundation during their most formative years. The nurturing family-like environment allows children to develop into motivated young adults prepared for their next steps in education. Since 1866, SBA has focused on preparing children academically, emotionally and spiritually to become leaders of tomorrow. ST. CECILIA ACADEMY 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 615-298-4525; Grades: 9 - 12 (girls only) Enrollment: 250; Established: 1860 stcecilia.edu Exercising its mission on the foundation of the life and teaching of the Catholic Church, St. Cecilia Academy ennobles young women, equips them to excel and inspires them to lead lives of integrity. St. Cecilia Academy was founded in 1860 by the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia and is the oldest continually operating high school in Nashville. The all-girls Catholic college preparatory school provides a rigorous liberal arts academic program in a Christ-centered environment. Offering 30 AP and Honors classes, 12 varsity sports and an array of extracurricular clubs and activities, St. Cecilia has something for every girl. Financial aid is available. SAINT HENRY SCHOOL 6401 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 615-352-1328; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 565; Established: 1957 sthenryschool.org We support the family through a strong religious and academic curriculum. We strive to form students spiritually, academically, physically and emotionally. Our strong academic curriculum includes art, computer, music, band, chorus, Spanish and physical education. Co-curricular activities include drama, forensics and sports. We provide a resource department for educational testing, guidance and instructional support for the classroom, a full-time guidance counselor and a full-time nurse practitioner. Faithful to the teaching of the Catholic Church, Saint Henry School builds the kingdom of God by forming students in faith, academic integrity and service to others.

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CATHOLIC SCHOOLS (cont'd) SAINT JOSEPH SCHOOL 1225 Gallatin Road S., Madison, TN 37115 615-865-1491; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 340; Established: 1953 saintjosephschoolnashville.org Saint Joseph School provides children of all faiths with a strong academic foundation. Our students benefit from a diverse curriculum designed to prepare them for future success in high levels of education. We also offer a Resource Program targeting both students who struggle academically and those who work above the standard. Our core classes are enhanced with the newest resources and technologies including smart boards and Chromebooks. Special classes like art, music, physical education, library and Spanish assist in developing well-rounded students. Co-curricular activities include sports (K - 8), band, forensics, scouts, choir and service to others. St. Joseph School is accredited by AdvancED and the state of Tennessee. Bus service is available in some areas.

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN ACADEMY 2323-A Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville, TN 37215 615-373-9550; Grades: Preschool - 12 Enrollment: 1,292; Established: 1985 cpalions.org Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA) is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory school for grades preschool through

12. CPA provides transformational education through a Christian worldview and offers extensive programs to develop the diverse potential of each student. CPA is a ministry of Christ Presbyterian Church. We invite you to visit our campus to learn more. THE COVENANT SCHOOL 33 Burton Hills Drive, Nashville, TN 37215 615-467-2313; Grades: Preschool 3s - 6 Enrollment: 150; Established: 2001 thecovenantschool.com To be Known. To be Challenged. To be Prepared. Our intentionally small community challenges our students' curiosity and helps them discover the courage to live authentically for Christ. Active learning in every classroom meets the highest academic standards while being grounded by the timeless truth of Christ. Strong visual and performing arts, music instruction, athletics and extra-curricular options allow children to explore their strengths and talents. Make an appointment today to tour our beautiful campus. DONELSON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (DCA) 300 Danyacrest Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 615-883-2926; Grades: PreK - 12 and 2- to 3-year-old preschool program Enrollment: 860; Established: 1971 dcawildcats.org DCA's integration of faith and learning in a collegepreparatory context provides an ideal environment to teach students in truth, challenge students in the midst of a caring community and equip students to lead for God's kingdom. DCA strives to provide students a framework to learn and live in a manner that demands the best from each individual.

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Rigorous curriculum, including numerous advanced placement and dual enrollment courses, are taught in the context of a biblical worldview. EZELL-HARDING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 574 Bell Road, Antioch, TN 37013 615-367-0532; Grades: 2 yrs - grade 12 Enrollment: 400; Established: 1973 ezellharding.com Ezell-Harding Christian School (EHCS) helps students ages 2 through 12th grade to grow physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Our students average an ACT score of 25 and enjoy a 96 percent college placement rate. Members of the TSSAA, the Eagles have 18 total state championships in athletics. With faith as our cornerstone, EHCS students, teachers, parents and administrators bear witness to the world that life together in God is beautiful. FRANKLIN ROAD ACADEMY (FRA) 4700 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 37220 615-832-8845; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 820; Established: 1971 franklinroadacademy.com FRA is a coeducational, diverse learning community, offering pre-kindergarten - 12th grade students from 12 different countries a challenging educational experience within an inclusive Christian community. FRA provides an elite education within a collaborative learning environment, ensuring students become critical, innovative thinkers and leaders. We value a well-rounded student experience, and our intentional class size allows students to fully engage in the classroom while competing at a high athletic level or perfecting an art form.


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GOODPASTURE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (GCS) 619 Due West Ave., Madison, TN 37115 615-868-2600; Grades: 12 months - Grade 12; Enrollment: 925; Established: 1965 goodpasture.org GCS is designed to offer a challenging environment in which each student may pursue and achieve individual academic goals. We offer a college preparatory environment with a rich heritage. On our Christ-centered campus, students of all faiths are welcome. Elementary students receive Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, French, STEM lab, music, art, technology lab and library each week. Graduating seniors average $100,000 each in scholarship offers and earn more than 400 cumulative hours of college credit prior to graduation. Our campus is home to state-of-the-art technology including 3D scanning and printing, engineering and robotics.

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LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (LCS) 5100 Blue Hole Road, Antioch, TN 37013 615-331-6286; Grades: K2 - 12 Enrollment: 600; Established: 1979 golcsions.org LCS is the unique solution for parents dedicated to preparing their children for life. LCS is an unrivaled, multicultural educational institution that reflects the community it serves, providing an affordable, Christ-centered, quality education in a loving and caring environment. LCS has been the winner of Tennessee’s Toast of Music City, Best in Private Education and was recently recognized as the most diverse private school in Tennessee. For more than 35 years, LCS has provided a quality education that prepares future leaders for college, while equipping them to live out God’s purposes for their lives. (please turn the page)

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CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (cont'd) LIPSCOMB ACADEMY 3901 and 4517 Granny White Pike Nashville, TN 37204 615-966-6409; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 1,200; Established: 1891 lipscombacademy.org The elementary school offers a core curriculum of literacy, mathematics, social studies, science and Bible. Other weekly subjects include art, music, physical education and technology. The middle school allows students to build independence, responsibility and decision-making skills to prepare them for the rigors of the high school environment. The high school prepares students to meet their goals after graduation through challenging college preparatory classes, dynamic experiences in the fine arts, championship athletics and more.

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NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (NCS) 7555 Sawyer Brown Road Nashville, TN 37221 615-356-5600; Grades: 6 wks - grade 12 Enrollment: 785; Established: 1971 nashvillechristian.org NCS is a college-preparatory school whose vision is to help students realize and pursue their full potential — spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially — while learning to establish and grow their relationship with God. Students of all learning levels are challenged to succeed at a high level to prepare them for future success. Students with learning differences are served through the LIFE program with individualized educational supports that go beyond the typical instructional methods. All students take part in a challenging college-preparatory curriculum. NCS is accredited by AdvancED and NCSA and offers competitive TSSAA athletics and an award-winning fine arts program as part of its many extracurriculars. OAK HILL SCHOOL 4815 Franklin Road, Nashville, TN 37220 615-297-6544; Grades: PreK - 6 Enrollment: 495; Established: 1961 oakhillschool.org Oak Hill School offers educational opportunities for boys and girls in PreK through sixth grade. At Oak Hill School, we understand that every child is unique. Our progressive academic approach fosters an environment where students establish themselves as leaders, creative problem solvers and collaborative learners, all while becoming persons of integrity grounded in Christian morals and values. With a dynamic curriculum, exceptional instruction and high achievement as an expectation, Oak Hill School provides a joyful foundation for your child’s future success. ST. PAUL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 5035 Hillsboro Road, Nashville, TN 37215 615-269-4751; Grades: Junior 4s - grade 6 Enrollment: 340; Established: 1971 stpaulchristianacademy.org St. Paul Christian Academy is an independent, non-denominational, co-educational, elementary school with grades Junior 4s through sixth grade in the heart of Nashville. We integrate academic excellence with a passion for Christ to develop a strong foundation for young leaders who uniquely share the world in which they live. To learn more, visit stpaulchristianacademy.org.


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ABINTRA MONTESSORI SCHOOL 914 Davidson Drive, Nashville, TN 37205 615-352-4317; Grades: Early childhood to middle school; Enrollment: 130; Est.: 1980 abintra.org Abintra Montessori School, located on 10 wooded acres in West Nashville, honors learning and recognizes that it comes from within. Students ages 3 - 14 express their natural curiosity through beekeeping, farming, archery, hiking trails, research and the arts. Prospective parents can schedule a tour to experience Abintra's inclusive, humanitarian, sciencebased approach to learning. CASA DEI MONTESSORI 7646 Hwy. 70 S., Nashville, TN 37221 615-673-8000; Ages: 14 months - 12 years Enrollment: 75; Established: 1998 casadeimontessori.com An amazing staff of credentialed teachers approved by the State Department of Education are dedicated to creating educational opportunities and discovering the emerging talents and interests of every student. The Montessori environment makes learning meaningful, enjoyable and enticing, leaving the child with a true understanding of the material as opposed to the memorization of facts and abstract concepts. Our toddler classroom serves children ages 12 months to 2-and-a-half years. We have a primary classroom for ages 2-and-a-half through kindergarten with flexible schedules available and an elementary classroom for ages 6 - 12. Summer programs offered.

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CHILDREN FIRST, A MONTESSORI COMMUNITY 1710 Woodmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37215; 615-292-9938; Ages: 8 weeks - 10 years (grade 4); Enrollment: 100 Est.: 2003; childrenfirstmontessori.org Children First Montessori is "home" to children ages 8 weeks through fourth grade. Children First is a year-round, full-time preschool and elementary school certified by the Tennessee Department of Education and a member of the American Montessori Society. Our teachers nurture each child's spirit through the Montessori method, providing a loving environment to aid in the self-development of the whole child. Children are allowed to progress based on their developmental needs. CHILDREN’S HOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL 3404 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37215 615-298-5647; Ages: 3, 4, 5 and K Enrollment: 72; Established: 1973 childrenshousenashville.org Our mission is to guide a diverse group of children to become joyful, lifelong learners who respect others. We offer full and part day enrollment where children enjoy hands-on activities in multi-age, Montessori classrooms. Our faculty members guide children using the Montessori curriculum which we have aligned with the Tennessee Department of Education Learning Standards. We believe that children who experience diversity when they are young grow to accept and cherish differences in others and themselves. Need-based tuition assistance is available. Applications accepted year round; apply early.

Fostering a genuine love of learning since 1966

Waldorf Education’s approach to learning integrates the arts with academic depth and rigor, and experiential, hands-on activities. Students are provided the opportunity to take risks, embrace imagination, and explore new ways of thinking with initiative, creativity, and resilience. Waldorf graduates emerge with a strong sense of purpose, the ability to solve complex problems, and the courage to meet the world. Learn about Linden Waldorf School, the only Waldorf school in Tennessee, at a Windows On Waldorf tour. Register at lindenwaldorf.org.

3201 Hillsboro Pike • Nashville, TN 37215 • 615.354.0270 SERVING EARLY CHILDHOOD THROUGH 8TH GRADES

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MONTESSORI SCHOOLS (cont'd) MONTESSORI CENTRE 4608 Granny White Pike Nashville, TN 37220 615-373-0897; Ages: 2 months - K Enrollment: 122; Established: 1966 montessoricentre.org Founded in 1966, Montessori Centre is the area's oldest Montessori program. We have earned our reputation as Nashville's premiere Montessori school, striving to foster independence, confidence and a lifelong love of learning in children from infancy to kindergarten. Our family of compassionate, Montessori-certified educators guides each child’s unique academic, physical and social development within diverse, multi-age classrooms. We offer part-time and full-time schedules, extended care and a wide selection of enrichment courses such as art, music, yoga and science.

PRESCHOOLS THE ACADEMY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS AND PRESCHOOLS 11 Locations in Middle Tennessee academychilddevelopment.com Come "Grow, Learn, Play" with us at The Academy! Peace of mind for you and excellence in education for your child. Degreed and experienced teachers, enrichment classes INCLUDED in tuition and offered by Prescholar Enrichments (science, art, culture and movement classes). Daily continental style breakfast/coffee station for families. Exclusive

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Kindergarten Boot Camp and Discover the Adventures of Summer programs. Voted Best Child Care Center in Williamson County for the past 10 years. Call today to reserve your child's spot! THE GARDNER SCHOOL OF MIDTOWN 1811 State St., Nashville, TN 37203 615-360-7700; Enrollment: 170; Est.: 2011 — and — THE GARDNER SCHOOL OF NASHVILLE 601 Marriott Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 615-882-0440; Enrollment: 150; Est.: 2005 Ages: 6 weeks - PreK thegardnerschool.com An academically-focused preschool for ages 6 weeks - 5 years, The Gardner School's unique learning atmosphere incorporates a careful blend of traditional and Montessori styles of learning through teacher-directed activities, structured play and a full suite of supplemental enrichment courses. Our four-year degreed lead teachers are committed to providing a nurturing environment for learning where your child can prepare for academic achievement and lifelong success, as well as sending you regular daily updates through the PreciouStatus app. Our nationally-recognized curriculum enables us to offer a rich learning experience for each child in a school that is educationally engineered to stimulate their naturally inquisitive minds.

GREEN HILLS CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3420 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37215 615-383-3373; Grades: Infants - K Enrollment: 108; Established: 2011 greenhillschild.com Green Hills Child Development is a private, year-round Christian preschool and kindergarten under the Department of Education. Our mission is to support the God-inspired way young children learn, respecting each child's path to social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual development. Please visit our website to find out more, including the advantages of smaller classes for children in our PreK and Kindergarten programs. Tours by appointment. HOLLY TREE CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL 3421 Old Anderson Road Antioch, TN 37013 615-366-1750; Grades: 6 weeks - 12 years Established: 1985 hollytreechildcare.com Holly Tree is about faith, family, fun ... Holly Tree features a nationally recognized curriculum, degreed and experienced teachers, center-wide classroom surveillance system, coded keypad entry and large, shaded playgrounds. All meals and snacks included in tuition — including "Wake Up Wednesday" continental breakfast served weekly! Enrichment classes available and tuition includes weekly Children's Chapel and JAM (Jesus and Me!) classes taught by our experienced children’s ministry. "Family Time Events" planned monthly! Call today to reserve your child's spot!

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56 Sumner Academy

15 The Gardner School Of Midtown 16 The Gardner School Of Nashville 17 Gateway Academy 18 Goodpasture Christian School

WILLIAMSON COUNTY 57 The Academy Of Cool Springs 58 The Academy of Forrest Crossing

19 Green Hills Child Development

59 The Academy Of Heritage Commons

20 Harding Academy

60 The Academy Of Maryland Farms

21 Harpeth Hall School

61 The Academy Of McKay’s Mill

22 Holly Tree Christian Preschool

62 The Academy of Powell Place

23 Holy Rosary Academy

63 The Academy Of Seaboard Lane

24 Lighthouse Christian School

64 The Academy Of Westhaven

25 Linden Waldorf School

65 Battle Ground Academy

26 Lipscomb Academy

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67 Benton Hall Academy

28 Montgomery Bell Academy

68 The Classical Academy Of Franklin

29 Nashville Christian School

69 The Comenius School

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32 Saint Ann School

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73 The Gardner School Of Brentwood

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TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS ENSWORTH SCHOOL Lower/Middle School Campus (K - 8): 211 Ensworth Ave., Nashville, TN 37205 615-383-0661 High School Campus (9 - 12): 7401 Hwy. 100, Nashville, TN 37221 615-301-5400 Enrollment: 1,440; Established: 1958 ensworth.com Ensworth is a K - 12, coeducational independent school. The school promotes academic excellence and inspires students to be intellectually curious, to use their talents to the fullest, to be people of integrity, and to be contributors to society. Tours are available daily; visit ensworth.com to learn more. HARDING ACADEMY 170 Windsor Drive, Nashville, TN 37205 615-356-2974; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 500; Established: 1971 hardingacademy.org With a focus on rigorous academics taught by nurturing teachers, Harding Academy students thrive within a uniquely balanced and motivating environment. At the heart of the Harding Academy advantage is our fundamental commitment to the PreK - 8 structure, which supports every student’s social, emotional and academic needs in a developmentally appropriate manner. Our students excel academically and are also accomplished athletes, artists and leaders. HARPETH HALL SCHOOL 3801 Hobbs Road, Nashville, TN 37215 615-297-9543; Grades: 5 - 12 (girls only) Enrollment: 689; Established: 1865 harpethhall.org At Harpeth Hall, girls and young women find a place where they become independent thinkers and confident leaders ready to pursue their bravest ambitions. Our students draw from the very best of Harpeth Hall’s rich traditions and its timeless values — honor, integrity, excellence and leadership — to think critically about how best to engage authentically in their school community and beyond. Our teachers encourage collaboration and instill excellence. They’re thoughtful and intrepid innovators in the classroom and labs and mentors on the stage and the playing field, creating coursework that brings out the very best in their students. Harpeth Hall, where girls “Dream Big and Go Far!”

UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NASHVILLE (USN) 2000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville, TN 37212 615-321-8011; Grades: K - 12 Enrollment: 1,060; Established: 1915 usn.org USN models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic tapestry of metropolitan Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning and the pursuit of excellence. Expect to find superb faculty, low teacher-student ratios and outstanding athletic and artistic opportunities at USN. Financial aid is available.

SPECIAL FOCUS SCHOOLS BENTON HALL ACADEMY 5555 Franklin Pike Nashville, TN 37220 615-791-6467; Grades: 3 - 12 Enrollment: 65; Established: 1977 bentonhallacademy.org At Benton Hall Academy, we understand and celebrate that all human beings are unique in the ways we perceive the world. ​ Unique ​in the ways we express our feelings. ​Unique​ in the way we relate to others. We have always understood that some students also learn differently than others. Rather than forcing out-of-the-box learners to conform to traditional teaching styles, classroom decorum and academic formulas, we believe it’s important to offer these children a learning environment that is as individual as they are themselves.

GATEWAY ACADEMY OF GREEN HILLS (GA) 2416 21st Ave. S., Ste. 100 Nashville, TN 37212 615-321-7272; Grades: K - 12 mygatewayacademy.com Gateway Academy (GA) is an accredited K - 12 school that optimizes the learning environment for each student by providing one-on-one instruction in all subjects based upon the student's individual needs and at their own pace, whether remedial or accelerated. GA's distinct, personalized learning model is designed for students with unique schedule restrictions, students with learning differences or those desiring an individualized private education. Two campuses — Nashville (Green Hills) and Brentwood (Maryland Farms). Applications accepted year round. Tours by appointment.

WALDORF SCHOOLS LINDEN WALDORF SCHOOL 3201 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215 615-354-0270; Grades: PreK - 8, plus parent/child class; Enrollment: 200 Established: 1997; lindenwaldorf.org Our mission is to provide education that honors the stages of childhood, cultivates a love of learning and addresses the whole child. The curriculum balances strong academics with artistic and practical skills to provide a rich, engaging experience that prepares children to meet the future with clarity of thought, a caring heart and the confidence to initiate change. We encourage you to attend a Windows on Waldorf tour to be inspired by this time-tested educational approach.

MONTGOMERY BELL ACADEMY (MBA) 4001 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205 615-298-5514; Grades: 7 - 12 (boys only) Enrollment: 750; Established: 1867 montgomerybell.edu For 150 years, MBA has been dedicated to the development of young men of character, intellectual curiosity and physical well being. MBA prides itself on its long tradition of academic excellence, as evidenced by the number of National Merit and AP scholars each year. With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1 and an average class size of 14, the school provides the necessary support to achieve. At MBA, leadership is emphasized, the arts are celebrated and athletics are played at the highest level. Need-based financial aid is available.

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MAURY COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS COLUMBIA ACADEMY 1101 W. Seventh St., Columbia, TN 38401 931-490-4302; Grades: Preschool - 12 — and — 756 Beechcroft Road, Spring Hill 931-486-1002; Grades Jr. K - 6 Enrollment: 950+; Established: 1979 cabulldogs.org Founded in 1979, Columbia Academy (CA) is a place where rigorous academics and Christian faith come together to form an environment where students grow in knowledge, confidence and character. CA is an AdvancED (SACS) accredited college-preparatory school offering students competitive TSSAA athletics, fine arts, extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities along with the ability to earn substantial college credit before graduation. CA maintains a satellite campus in Spring Hill for grades Jr. K - 4. Bus transportation to the Columbia campus is available from Franklin, Spring Hill, Chapel Hill, Pulaski and Centerville.

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CLARKSVILLE ACADEMY (CA) 710 N. Second St., Clarksville, TN 37040 931-647-6311; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 655; Established: 1970 clarksvilleacademy.com For more than 40 years, CA has provided students a superior college preparatory education. CA has recently been named to the Apple Distinguished School Program. This elite honor is given to schools exemplifying critical solutions-based thinking, technology-infused classrooms and more. From small class sizes to the one to one technology program, from the honors, AP and dual enrollment courses to the Division II athletic offerings, our students are given the opportunity to excel and thrive in many different areas. The curricula for the lower, intermediate and upper schools have high academic standards combined with a variety of extra-curricular opportunities to develop talents, self-confidence and discipline. One-hundred percent of the graduating seniors receive college acceptance and scholarships.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS SAINT ROSE OF LIMA CATHOLIC SCHOOL 1601 N. Tennessee Blvd. Murfreesboro, TN 37130 615-898-0555; Grades: Ages 2 - Grade 8 Enrollment: 375; Established: 1999 school.saintrose.org Saint Rose Catholic School unites with the family to provide a quality Catholic education in a Christ-centered environment, promoting learning, love and service, which prepares students for the future. Fully accredited. (please turn the page)

St. Bernard Academy is proud to be a National Blue Ribbon School. • Home to 358 “Bears” from Junior Kindergarten through 8th Level • Outstanding, rigorous curriculum that fulfills the goal to develop the whole child: mind, body and spirit.

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY (cont'd) CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS FRANKLIN ROAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 3124 Franklin Road Murfreesboro, TN 37128 615-890-0894; Grades: K3 - 12 Enrollment: 555; Established: 1974 frcsminutemen.com The vision of Franklin Road Christian School (FRCS) is to provide challenging academics, life-giving community and transforming discipleship. FRCS provides a Christian worldview curriculum and servant leadership training. We partner with families to pursue rigorous, college-bound academics within a caring community, experienced through vital, committed relationships among faculty, students and parents. We honor Jesus Christ by integrating Christian discipleship into an academic setting that includes fine arts, athletics and global missions.

HIGHLIGHTS St. Cecilia Academy has been ranked the #1 Best Catholic High School in Tennessee. Innovative “Physics First” science curriculum Nationally recognized fine arts program 12 competitive varsity sports Domestic and international travel opportunities

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Christ Presbyterian Academy is an independent, coeducational, collegepreparatory school for grades preschool through 12. The Academy provides transformational education through a Christian worldview and offers extensive programs to develop the diverse potential of each student.

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LANCASTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (LCA) 150 Soccer Way, Smyrna, TN 37167 615-223-0451; Grades: 6 weeks - Grade 12 Enrollment: 375; Established: 1997 lancasterchristianacademy.org Fully accredited, nationally certified curriculum, challenging academics, college preparatory, daily ACT prep, university dual enrollment, small student teacher ratio, annual national testing, individual attention, music, drama, non-denominational. LCA is enrolling babies through 12th grade. Our students consistently produce high ACT scores and receive athletic scholarships. LCA has national championship winning teams and opportunities for talented actors, singers and dancers to share Jesus around the world. LCA is an outrageously fun school where kids grow in the Lord! MIDDLE TENNESSEE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (MTCS) 100 E. MTCS Road, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 615-893-0601; Grades: PreK3 - 12 Enrollment: 685; Established: 1962 mtcscougars.org Every day at MTCS we seek to provide our students with a Christ-centered, intellectually stimulating, character-building education. An education that focuses on the whole child — spirit, mind and body. We do this first by creating a Jesus-focused, faith-informed environment for our students. Add to that challenging and innovative academics taught by caring, competent and committed faculty. Round it out with creative music, art, drama and championship-caliber athletics performed and played by young people with skill and sportsmanship; and you see a picture of the unique and special group of kids we call our students. In this way, MTCS is truly unique in Rutherford County and beyond. PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (PCA) 410 DeJarnette Lane Murfreesboro, TN 37130 615-904-0902; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 515; Established: 1996 providencechristian.com PCA is a classical, interdenominational Christian school whose mission is to teach students to seek God's truth and equip them with the tools for a lifetime of learning. PCA recently added more than 42,000 square feet to the current campus including 25 new classrooms, a multi-purpose gymnasium


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and a library/media center. PCA offers a biblically-based, college preparatory academic program. Students enjoy a balance of academics and service projects and have opportunities for involvement in numerous athletics and fine arts program. PCA varsity athletes compete in the TSSAA. Beforeand after-school programs available.

FREE THE CHILD’S POTENTIAL, AND YOU WILL TRANSFORM HIM INTO THE WORLD. - MARIA MONTESSORI

MONTESSORI SCHOOLS BAMBINI VILLAGE MONTESSORI 1140 Cason Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 615-405-4778; Ages: 3 - 6 Enrollment: 30; Established: 2008 bambinivillage.com Bambini Village Montessori Preschool’s mission is to lead children to discover their own unique potential in an authentic Montessori environment. Bambini Village seeks to offer children an exceptional beginning to their academic careers while helping them to develop their independence and joy of learning. Classes in Spanish and French. We now offer music classes.

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SUMNER COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS POPE JOHN PAUL II HIGH SCHOOL (JPII) 117 Caldwell Drive Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-822-2375; Ages: 9 - 12 Enrollment: 600; Established: 2002 jp2hs.org JPII prepares students to be strong in mind, body, character and spirit for lives of learning and service. The comprehensive liberal arts emphasis at JPII extends the rigorous college preparatory program, including more than 21 AP course offerings, into the art studio, the gymnasium, the stage and beyond. Over the last four years, JPII students have received more than 450 “AP Scholar” awards, including 50 “National AP Scholar” designations. JPII educates in the Renaissance tradition, encouraging students to step outside their comfort zones to experience new curricular and co-curricular programs during their high school career. The unique risk-free INNOV8 Program encourages students to delve into some of the fastest growing fields in the 21st century economy. 2017 graduates were accepted to more than 161 colleges and universities, receiving more than $15 million in scholarship offerings.

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CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS HENDERSONVILLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 355 Old Shackle Island Road Hendersonville, TN 37075 570 New Shackle Island Road Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-824-1550; Grades: Preschool - Grade 12 Enrollment: 300; Established: 1977 hcacrusaders.com Our goal is to assist the home and church in teaching students the Word of God and the skills and knowledge necessary to live a productive Christian life. Our challenging academic program is accompanied by athletic and fine arts opportunities. Hendersonville Christian Academy has two convenient locations in Sumner County. SUMNER ACADEMY 464 Nichols Lane, Gallatin, TN 37066 615-452-1914; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 144; Established: 1973 sumneracademy.org Sumner Academy has been educating independent thinkers for more than 40 years. We provide academic rigor while remaining nurturing and developmentally appropriate. Students learn through hands-on experiences, participate in adventure education trips, perform Shakespeare plays, work at an accelerated pace, participate in championship-winning athletics and yet still enjoy plenty of movement and essential play. We care deeply about our students as whole children, placing equal importance on their education, well-being and their character.

MONTESSORI SCHOOLS Challenging Academics. Inclusive Christian Community. Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12. Coeducational.

HENDERSONVILLE MONTESSORI ACADEMY 162 New Shackle Island Road Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-264-3401; Ages: 2 - Grade 6 Enrollment: 45; Established: 1992 hendersonvillemontessori.com Hendersonville Montessori Academy is a school for students ages 2 - sixth grade. Each student has the opportunity to become independent, self-disciplined and self-directed. The talents of all children are honored while giving them the opportunity to discover, research and understand actions and academics. Young children are learning concretely through their senses, while older children are learning abstractly, building and practicing executive function skills that will prepare them in all aspects of their lives. Visit our website to see children in action, and sign up for our "Montessori in Motion Tours" to actually see for yourself how the program works.

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THE GODDARD SCHOOL 108 Cinema Drive Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-822-9300; Ages: 6 weeks - 6 years goddardschool.com The Goddard School provides the foundation to encourage each child's lifelong love of learning. In our warm, loving atmosphere, caring teachers support the healthy development of children. Our year-round program offers families the choice of either a half or full-day schedule.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS THE CLASSICAL ACADEMY OF FRANKLIN 810 Del Rio Pike, Franklin, TN 37064 615-790-8556; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 90; Established: 2010 tcafranklin.org The Classical Academy of Franklin is a distinctively Christian and classical school equipping students with tools to become lifelong learners in the kingdom of God. Our purpose is to assist parents in providing a Christ-centered education for their children. To that end, The Classical Academy of Franklin provides a biblically based curriculum and teaches all subjects as part of an integrated whole with the scriptures at the center. We offer a part- and full-time preschool, and before and after care is available.

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FRANKLIN CLASSICAL SCHOOL (FCS) 408 Church St., Franklin, TN 37064 615-528-3777; Grades: K - 12 Enrollment: 159; Established: 1992 franklinclassical.com FCS is an independent, private, Christian school that provides a rigorous, well-rounded education that is biblically based and spiritually vital. FCS aims to equip young men and women to know and serve Christ and to transform families, institutions and nations for the glory of God. GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 3279 Southall Road, Franklin, TN 37064 615-591-3017; Grades: PreK - 12; Enrollment: 643; Established: 2009 gcalions.com The mission of Grace Christian Academy is to assist Christian families in the teaching of their children by providing them an experiential education that is distinctively Christian, biblically saturated, Christ glorifying, academically excellent, and service and mission oriented. Accredited by SACS and ACSI.

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MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF FRANKLIN 244 Noah Drive, Franklin, TN 37064 615-794-0567; Ages: 18 months - Grade 6 Enrollment: 110; Established: 2001 montessorifranklin.org Our mission is to be a place that nurtures and celebrates the unfolding of each child’s potential. We provide a carefully designed environment for children to develop respect for themselves, others and the environment; increasing independence; gradual exposure to wider environments; opportunities to make decisions and solve problems; and intellectual growth through the availability of beautiful, ordered and purposeful materials. Our trained staff provides a warm and loving environment for children of diverse backgrounds to experience the joy of learning. Before and after care available.

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MONTESSORI ACADEMY 100 Montessori Drive Brentwood, TN 37027 615-833-3610; Ages: Infants - Grade 8 Enrollment: 250; Established: 1967 montessoriacad.org Students flourish in our positive, respectful environment. Multiage classrooms facilitate the executive functions of critical thinking, independence and leadership skills. The full complement of Montessori materials provide hands-on understanding of abstract concepts, invite order and precision. Our certified teachers foster an environment of academic curiosity while providing a nurturing environment that promotes social, academic and emotional growth. Dually accredited by the American Montessori Society and AdvancEd.

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THE GODDARD SCHOOL Berry Farms: 98 Moss Lane, Franklin, TN 37064 615-835-2410; Ages 6 weeks - 6 years — and — 1101 Moher Blvd., Franklin, TN 37069 615-595-2525; Ages: 6 weeks - 6 years goddardschool.com The Goddard School provides the foundation to encourage each child's lifelong love of learning. In our warm, loving atmosphere, caring teachers support the healthy development of children from 6 weeks to 6 years old. Our year-round program offers families the choice of either a half- or fullday schedule. HOLLY TREE CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL 1384 Holly Tree Gap Road Brentwood, TN 37027 615-377-6636; Grades: 6 weeks - 5 years Established: 1979 hollytreechildcare.com Holly Tree is about faith, family, fun ... Holly Tree features a nationally recognized curriculum, degreed and experienced teachers, center-wide classroom surveillance system, coded keypad entry and large, shaded playgrounds. All meals and snacks included in tuition — including "Wake Up Wednesday" continental breakfast served weekly! Enrichment classes available and tuition includes weekly Children's Chapel and JAM (Jesus and Me!) classes taught by our experienced children’s ministry. "Family Time Events" planned monthly! Call today to reserve your child's spot!

TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS BATTLE GROUND ACADEMY (K - 4) 150 Franklin Road Franklin, TN 37064 (5 - 12) 336 Ernest Rice Lane Franklin, TN 37069 615-794-3501; Enrollment: 775; Est.: 1889 battlegroundacademy.org Battle Ground Academy is the oldest – and only – K - 12 independent school in Williamson County. Through enhanced learning opportunities, intentional character development and an inclusive, welcoming community, we offer our students an elevated educational experience. Believing each BGA Wildcat is unique – and treating each as such – we create an indelible experience to equip him or her not only for success in college and career, but also for living with integrity, courage and compassion. CREEK WOOD ACADEMY 100 Creekstone Blvd., Franklin, TN 37064 615-790-3331; Grades: 6 weeks - PreK Enrollment: 140; Established: 2002 creekwoodacademy.com Creek Wood Academy is raising the bar and setting a new standard in early child care. We seek to empower children to be the best they can be! We believe all people need to have opportunities to learn, grow and become healthy, responsible, independent and self-sufficient individuals. Creek Wood Academy provides children with love, joy, encouragement and the feeling of being special. This underlying

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private school CHART School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Religious Affiliation

Page

Abintra Montessori School

615-352-4317 abintra.org

Early childhood middle school

130

Call for tuition

Nonsectarian

15

615-771-2898 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-465-6296 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-890-5885 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

23

615-646-6171 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

16

615-591-4040 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-824-1159 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

24

615-221-5155 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-771-1131 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-712-6374 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-373-7529 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-790-6737 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-405-4778 bambinivillage.com

Ages 3 - 6

30

$7,250 full time

NA

23

615-794-3501 battlegroundacademy.org

K - 12

775

Lower School: $18,460 Middle School: $22,380 Upper School: $23,140

NA

28

615-791-6467 bentonhallacademy.org

3 - 12

65

Lower School: $14,861 Upper/Middle: $15,564

Christian, Nondenominational

20

615-673-8000 casadeimontessori.com

14 months - 12 years

75

$5,600 - $10,550

NA

15

615-547-4612 thecedarsprep.com

Preschool - 5

125

Preschool: $6,999 Elementary: $8,745

NA

30

615-292-9938 childrenfirstmontessori.org

8 weeks - grade 4

100

$6,980 - $12,730

NA

15

615-298-5647 childrenshousenashville.org

Ages 3, 4, 5, K

72

See website for details

NA

15

615-292-9465 cksraiders.org

PreK - 8

260

Preschool: $7,260 Subsidized: $6,295 Full: $8,715

Roman Catholic

10

615-373-9550 cpalions.org

Preschool - 12

1,292

K-5: $14,150; 6-8: $18,350 9-12: $18,800 Preschool: Visit website

Presbyterian Church of America

12

914 Davidson Drive, Nashville 37205

The Academy of Cool Springs 270 Seaboard Lane, Franklin 37067

The Academy of Forrest Crossing 337 S. Royal Oaks Blvd., Franklin 37064

The Academy of Gateway 1404 Gateway Blvd., Murfreesboro 37129

The Academy of Harpeth Village 7836 Learning Lane, Nashville 37221

The Academy of Heritage Commons 4615 Thompson's Ridge Road, Thompson Station 37179

The Academy of Indian Lake Village 151 Saundersville Road, Hendersonville 37075

The Academy of Maryland Farms 201 Westwood Place, Brentwood 37027

The Academy of McKay's Mill 1401 Baffin Lane, Franklin 37067

The Academy of Powell Place 203 Powell Place, Brentwood 37207

The Academy of Seaboard Lane 122 Seaboard Lane, Franklin 37067

The Academy of Westhaven 114 Prospect Ave., Franklin 37064

Bambini Village Montessori 1140 Cason Lane, Murfreesboro 37129

Battle Ground Academy 150 Franklin Road (K - 4), Franklin 37064 336 Ernest Rice Lane (5 - 12), Franklin 37064

Benton Hall Academy 5555 Franklin Pike, Nashville 37220

Casa dei Montessori 7646 Hwy. 70 S., Nashville 37221

Cedars Preparatory Academy 410 W. Main St., Lebanon 37087

Children First, A Montessori Community 1710 Woodmont Blvd., Nashville 37215

Children's House Montessori School 3404 Belmont Blvd., Nashville 37215

Christ the King School 3105 Belmont Blvd., Nashville 37212

Christ Presbyterian Academy 2323-A Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville 37215

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School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Religious Affiliation

Page

Clarksville Academy

931-647-6311 clarksvilleacademy.com

PreK - 12

655

PreK - 12: $8,275

NA

21

615-790-8556 tcafranklin.org

PreK - 12

90

$6,490 - $7,490

Christian

25

931-490-4302 (Columbia) 931-486-1002 (Spring Hill) cabulldogs.org

Preschool - 12 (Columbia) Jr. K - 6 (Spring Hill)

950+

$7,180 - $8,670

Affiliated with Church of Christ/ Nondenominational

21

615-528-3778 thecomeniusschool.com

Umbrella and Tutorial Programs: K - 12

850+

$75 - $125

Nondenominational

29

615-467-2313 thecovenantschool.com

Preschool 3s - 6

150

PreK 3 day: $5,800 PreK 5 day: $8,800 K - 6: $13,000

Presbyterian - PCA

12

33 Burton Hills Drive, Nashville 37215

Creek Wood Academy

615-790-3331

6 weeks - PreK

140

Available on website

NA

28

710 N. Second St., Clarksville 37040

The Classical Academy of Franklin 810 Del Rio Pike, Franklin 37064

Columbia Academy 1101 W. Seventh St., Columbia 38401 756 Beechcroft Road, Spring Hill 37174

The Comenius School 408 Church St., Franklin 37064

The Covenant School

100 Creekstone Blvd., Franklin 37064

creekwoodacademy.com

Currey Ingram Academy

615-507-3173 curreyingram.org

K - 12

300+

K - 12: $39,900

NA

29

615-883-2926 dcawildcats.org

PreK - 12 Preschool program for ages 2 - 3

860

K: $8,625 1 - 5: $10,445 6 - 8: $11,835 9 - 12: $12,460

Nondenominational/ Christian

12

615-383-0661 (K - 8) 615-301-5400 (9 - 12) ensworth.com

K - 12

1,440

Lower: $22,875; Middle: $27,000; High: $30,615

NA

20

615-367-0532 ezellharding.com

2 yrs - grade 12

400

Stepping Stones & K: $8,895 1 - 4: $9,015; 5 - 8: $9,655; 9 - 12: $10,125

Church of Christ

12

615-383-4200 fatherryan.org

9 - 12

920

Call for tuition

Catholic

10

615-528-3777 franklinclassical.com

K - 12

159

K - 6: $8,050; 7 - 8: $6,475 9 - 12: $6,800 - $7,400 Elective courses: $425 - $885

Nondenominational

25

615-832-8845 franklinroadacademy.com

PreK - 12

820

PreK - K: $6,875 - $11,450 1 - 4: $18,650 5 - 8: $22,150 9 - 12: $23,400

An inclusive Christian community

12

615-890-0894 frcsminutemen.com

K3 - 12

555

K3 - K4: $4,650 K5 - 12: $4,500

Baptist

22

615-613-0472 (Brentwood) 615-656-2800 (Franklin) 615-360-7700 (Midtown) 615-882-0440 (Nashville) thegardnerschool.com

6 weeks - PreK

150 190 170 150

Call for tuition

NA

16, 26

615-377-2929 mygatewayacademy.com

K - 12

NA

Call for tuition

NA

29

615-321-7272 mygatewayacademy.com

K - 12

NA

Call for tuition

NA

20

615-538-2410 (Berry Farms) 615-595-2525 (Cool Springs) 615-822-3900 (Hendersonville) goddardschool.com

6 weeks - 6 years

NA

Call for tuition

NA

25, 28

6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood 37027

Donelson Christian Academy 300 Danyacrest Drive, Nashville 37214

Ensworth School K - 8: 211 Ensworth Ave., Nashville 37205 9 - 12: 7401 Hwy. 100, Nashville 37221

Ezell-Harding Christian School 574 Bell Road, Antioch 37013

Father Ryan High School 700 Norwood Drive, Nashville 37204

Franklin Classical School 408 Church St., Franklin 37064

Franklin Road Academy 4700 Franklin Pike, Nashville 37220

Franklin Road Christian School 3124 Franklin Road, Murfreesboro 37128

The Gardner School 1591 Mallory Lane, Brentwood 37027 131 Market Exchange Court, Franklin 37067 1181 State St., Nashville 37203 601 Marriott Drive, Nashville, 37214

Gateway Academy Brentwood 5500 Maryland Way, #110, Brentwood 37027

Gateway Academy Green Hills 2416 21st Ave. S., Ste. 100, Nashville 37212

The Goddard School 98 Moss Lane, Franklin 37064 1101 Moher Blvd., Franklin 37069 108 Cinema Drive, Hendersonville 37075

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private school CHART Religious Affiliation

School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Goodpasture Christian School

615-868-2600 goodpasture.org

12 months - grade 12

925

12 mos - PreK: $11,220$12,960; K - 4: $10,700$11,550; 5 - 8: $11,650; 9 - 12: $11,880

Church of Christ All faiths welcome

13

615-591-3017 gcalions.com

PreK - 12

643

$8,735 - $9,785

Christian

25

615-383-3373 greenhillschild.com

Infants - K

105

Please see website

Nondenominational

16

615-356-2974 hardingacademy.org

PreK - 8

500

PreK: $12,250 K - 5: $19,515 6 - 8: $20,490

NA

20

615-297-9543 harpethhall.org

5 - 12

689

Middle School: $25,245 Upper School: $26,240

NA

20

615-824-1550 hcacrusaders.com

Preschool - 12

300

Call for tuition

Christian

24

615-264-3401 hendersonvillemontessori.com

Ages 2 - grade 6

45

$6,500 - $8,500

NA

24

615-377-6636 (Brentwood) 615-366-1750 (Antioch) hollytreechildcare.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

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Call for tuition

Christian

16, 28

615-883-1108 holyrosary.edu.

PreK - 8

325

Call for tuition

Catholic

10

615-223-0451 lancasterschristianacademy.org

6 weeks - grade 12 (9 - 12 boarding)

375

$7,250 - $10,000

Nondenominational

22

615-331-6286 golcslions.org

K2 - 12

600

$6,995

Nondenominational

13

615-354-0270 lindenwaldorf.org

PreK - 8 parent/child class

200

Parent/child: $450/semester Early childhood: $5,610 $10,540; Grades 1-8: $15,150

Non-Sectarian All Inclusive

20

615-966-6409 lipscombacademy.org

PreK - 12

1,200

Call for 2 - 3-year-old program tuition; 3-day PreK: $6,135; 5-day PreK: $10,246 Elementary: $12,330 Middle/High: $13,630

Christian

14

615-893-0601 mtcscougars.org

PreK3 - 12 (PreK available 2, 3 & 5 days)

685

PreK: $8,500 TK - K: $8,975 1 - 6: $9,680 7 - 12: $10,275

Church of Christ/ Nondenominational

22

615-833-3610 montessoriacad.org

Infants - grade 8

250

$9,250 - $17,150

NA

26

615-373-0897 montessoricentre.org

2 months - K

122

$8,670- $12,480

NA

16

615-794-0567 montessorifranklin.org

18 months - grade 6

110

$6,850 - $12,000

NA

26

615-298-5514 montgomerybell.edu

7 - 12

750

$27,250

NA

20

619 Due West Ave., Madison 37115

Grace Christian Academy 3279 Southall Road, Franklin 37064

Green Hills Child Development 3420 Belmont Blvd., Nashville 37215

Harding Academy 170 Windsor Drive, Nashville 37205

Harpeth Hall School (girls only) 3801 Hobbs Road, Nashville 37215

Hendersonville Christian Academy 355 Old Shackle Island Road, Hendersonville 37075

Hendersonville Montessori Academy 162 New Shackle Island Road, Hendersonville 37075

Holly Tree Christian Preschool 1384 Holly Tree Gap Road, Brentwood 37027 3421 Anderson Road, Antioch 37013

Holy Rosary Academy 190 Graylynn Drive, Nashville 37214

Lancaster Christian Academy 150 Soccer Way, Smyrna 37167

Lighthouse Christian School 5100 Blue Hole Road, Antioch 37013

Linden Waldorf School 3201 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville 37215

Lipscomb Academy 3901 and 4517 Granny White Pike, Nashville 37204

Middle Tennessee Christian School 100 E. MTCS Road, Murfreesboro 37129

Montessori Academy 100 Montessori Drive, Brentwood 37027

Montessori Centre 4608 Granny White Pike, Nashville 37220

Montessori School of Franklin 244 Noah Drive, Franklin 37064

Montgomery Bell Academy (boys only) 4001 Harding Road, Nashville 37205

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Religious Affiliation

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Baptist

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6 weeks - grade 12

785

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Affiliated with Churches of Christ/ Nondenominational

14

615-297-6544 oakhillschool.org

PreK - 6

495

PreK: $11,270 K - 6: $18,962

Christian

14

615-292-5134 overbrook.edu

PreK3 - 8

300

PreK: $3,306 - $7,962 (half& full-day options available) K - 8: $14,100

Catholic, all faiths welcome

10

615-822-2375 jp2hs.org

9 - 12

600

$13,450 - $15,250

Catholic

23

615-904-0902 providencechristian.com

PreK - 12

515

PreK: $3,950 3-day, $6,550 5-day; K: $7,900 1 - 12: $10,600

Interdenominational

22

615-269-0568 saintannparish.com/school

PreK - 8

146

Participating Catholics: $6,891 Others: $9,656 Sibling discounts

Catholic, open to all denominations

11

615-385-0440 stbernardacademy.org

Junior K - 8

358

$12,400

Catholic, all faiths welcome

11

615-298-4525 stcecilia.edu

9 - 12 (girls only)

250

$18,260

Catholic

11

615-352-1328 sthenryschool.org

PreK - 8

565

Catholics: $6,667 (sib disc.); Others: $7,972 Call for PreK tuition

Catholic

11

615-865-1491 saintjosephschoolnashville.org

PreK - 8

340

Catholic: $6,441 Non-Catholic: $8,911

Catholic

12

615-269-4751 stpaulchristianacademy.org

Junior 4s - grade 6

340

3-day J4: $6,995; 3-day JK: $7, 995; 5-day JK: $13,995; K - 6: $17,650

Christian

14

615-898-0555 school.saintrose.org

2 years - grade 8

365

Preschool Catholic: $5,650 Others: $6,820 K - 8 Catholic: $5,880 Others: $7,810

Catholic

21

615-452-1914 sumneracademy.org

PreK - 8

144

$5,200 - $11,934

NA

24

615-327-3812 usn.org

K - 12

1,060

LS: $20,062 MS: $22,850 HS: $24,894

NA

20

931-389-6003 thewebbschool.com

6 - 12

300

Day tuition: $18,950 $20,300; Boarding tuition: $39,500 - $46,900

NA

30

School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy

615-758-2427 mjca.org

PreK - 12

550

615-758-0819 mjmacademy.com

18 months - Grade 6

615-356-5600 nashvillechristian.org

735 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet 37122

Mt. Juliet Montessori Academy 9695 Lebanon Road #210, Mt. Juliet 37122

Nashville Christian School 7555 Sawyer Brown Road, Nashville 37221

Oak Hill School 4815 Franklin Road, Nashville 37220

Overbrook School 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville 37205

Pope John Paull II High School 117 Caldwell Drive, Hendersonville 37075

Providence Christian Academy 410 DeJarnette Lane, Murfreesboro 37130

Saint Ann School 5105 Charlotte Ave., Nashville 37209

St. Bernard Academy 2304 Bernard Ave., Nashville 37212

St. Cecilia Academy 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville 37205

Saint Henry School 6401 Harding Pike, Nashville 37205

Saint Joseph School 1225 Gallatin Road S., Madison 37115

St. Paul Christian Academy 5035 Hillsboro Road, Nashville 37215

Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School 1601 N. Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro 37130

Sumner Academy 464 Nichols Lane, Gallatin 37066

University School of Nashville 2000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville 37212

The Webb School 319 Webb Road E., Bell Buckle 37020

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1: $9,050 5: $10,240 8: $10,750 12: $11,090

*At press time, some tuition rates for the 2018 - 2019 school year were unavailable. Please contact schools to verify tuition.

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