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Nashville’s Lipscomb Academy is a PreK-12th opportunity for Academic Excellence. Students have the ability to earn a year or more of college credit by graduation, access to dozens of Ph.D. professors and countless experiences at Lipscomb University each year.

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HARDING ACADEMY Antioch, TN 615.331.6286

A PreK-8, coeducational independent school in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lighthouse Christian School, Antioch, TN

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private school DIRECTORY Spring 2018

CONTENTS

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

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THE LISTINGS

School profiles organized by county.

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Enrichment & Summer Camps Explore after-school activities and private school camps coming up this summer.

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

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Students at Franklin Road Academy in Nashville. The school's listing is on page 14.

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school INDEX DAVIDSON COUNTY Abintra Montessori School The Academy of Harpeth Village Benton Hall Academy Casa dei Montessori Children First, A Montessori Community Children’s House Montessori School Christ the King School Christ Presbyterian Academy Community Christian School of Nashville The Covenant School Davidson Academy Donelson Christian Academy Ezell-Harding Christian School Father Ryan High School Franklin Road Academy The Gardner School of Midtown The Gardner School of Nashville Gateway Academy of Green Hills Goodpasture Christian School Green Hills Child Development Harding Academy Harpeth Hall School Holly Tree Christian Preschool Lighthouse Christian School Linden Waldorf School Lipscomb Academy Montessori Centre Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville Christian School Oak Hill School Overbrook School Saint Ann School St. Bernard Academy St. Cecilia Academy Saint Henry School Saint Joseph School University School of Nashville

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MAURY COUNTY Columbia Academy

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY Clarksville Academy

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY The Academy of Gateway

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY (cont'd) Bambini Village Montessori Community Christian Day School Franklin Road Christian School Lancaster Christian Academy Middle Tennessee Christian School Providence Christian Academy Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School

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SUMNER COUNTY The Academy of Indian Lake Village Hendersonville Christian Academy Hendersonville Montessori Academy Pope John Paul High School St. John Vianney School

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY 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 Battle Ground Academy Brentwood Academy The Classical Academy of Franklin The Comenius School Creek Wood Academy Currey Ingram Academy Franklin Classical School The Gardner School of Brentwood The Gardner School of Franklin Gateway Academy Grace Christian Academy Holly Tree Christian Preschool Montessori Academy Montessori School of Franklin

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PUBLISHER Stewart Day EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Susan Swindell Day MANAGING EDITOR Chad Young ASSOCIATE EDITOR Kiera Ashford

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Tim Henard SALES Teresa Birdsong Amy Carter Jessie Gleason Brittany Goeringer Kyndall Maxey Larry Prescott CIRCULATION Kevin Mutz

The Private School Directory is published in the spring and fall by Day Communications, Inc. Offices are at 3212 West End Ave., Ste. 201, Nashville, TN 37203. Phone is 615-256-2158; Fax is 615-256-2114. Website is nashvilleparent.com. The Private School Directory is copyright © 2018 by Day Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

WILSON COUNTY Cedars Preparatory Academy Friendship Christian School Mt. Juliet Christian Academy

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BOARDING The Webb School

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enrichment & SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES David Deaton Karate Extreme Escape Games Music City Indoor Karting Peachtree Farms Robotix Institute Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth

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PRIVATE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS Battle Ground Academy Brentwood Academy Cedars Preparatory Academy Christ Presbyterian Academy Currey Ingram Academy

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Father Ryan High School Franklin Road Academy Goodpasture Christian School Harding Academy Harpeth Hall School Lancaster Christian Academy Linden Waldorf School Lipscomb Academy Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville Christian School Oak Hill School Overbrook School Pope John Paul High School Providence Christian Academy St. Cecilia Academy University School of Nashville

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ON THE COVER:

Students at Saint Henry School. Established in 1957, the PreK - 8 school has an enrollment of 615 students. See Saint Henry's listing on page 19.


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

Kids work on tablets at Davidson Academy.

Kids having fun in class at Abintra Montessori.

Kids dressed up for the 100th day of school at Lancaster Christian Academy.

Christ Presbyterian Academy graduate.

Abintra Montessori offers "Positive Discipline Workshops" through Talk and Thrive Education coaches on an ongoing basis. Open to the public, Positive Discipline equips parents with practical parenting tools. The school is located at 914 Davidson Drive, Nashville. Learn more at abintra.org.

Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA) offers "Perspectives," a diverse lunch speaker series for parents headed by experts in counseling, psychology, medicine and more. The free series is open to the public and available on an ongoing basis. CPA is located at 2323-A Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville. See the current lineup at cpalions.org/page/parents/ parent-education.

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Community Christian Day School (185 Enon

The Diocese of Nashville installed its new

Springs Road W., Smyrna) has expanded its elementary school and now offers kindergarten through sixth grade. Call 615-220-2237 or visit communitychristiandayschool.com.

Bishop, The Most Reverend J. Mark Spalding, in February 2018. Among his many duties, Spalding will oversee that the education in Nashville's 20 Catholic schools are based on the principles of the Catholic doctrine. Learn more at dioceseofnashville. com.

Davidson Academy has plans for building a new Sumner County campus on land it owns in Hendersonville near Drakes Creek Road north of Vietnam Veterans Parkway. A timeline is being determined for the project; a dual campus is the vision for Davidson Academy, according to Headmaster Tim Johnson. Davidson Academy is located at 1414 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville. Learn more at davidsonacademy.com/news-resources.

Grace Christian Academy (GCA) opened a new high school in January 2018 at 3265 Southall Road, Franklin. In other news, Richard Anderson has accepted the position as high school principal. GCA also serves grades PreK - 8 at 3279 Southall Road, Franklin. Call 615-5913017 or visit gcalions.com.

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Harding Academy recently launched a new website. Designed to connect students and families, the new site also offers plenty of tools for prospective families. Harding Academy is located at 170 Windsor Drive, Nashville. Head to hardingacademy.org.

Harpeth Hall sophomore Haviland Whiting is Nashville's new youth poet laureate. Whiting won the prestigious State of the Word poetry showcase featuring the region's top college and high school writers, poets, emcees and spoken word artists at a showcase held at Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music in December 2017. Harpeth Hall is located at 3801 Hobbs Road, Nashville. Call 615-297-9543 or visit harpethhall.org.


Use Our Online Interactive Map! Be sure to visit us at nashvilleparent.com and check out our map that pinpoints all the schools from our "Private School Listings" beginning on page 9.

An Oak Hill School student celebrates the Olympic games.

Saint Ann School students show off their works of art.

Lancaster Christian Academy (LCA) is opening a new Early Learning Center in March for ages 6 weeks and older. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers will participate in age-appropriate daily lessons and activities. LCA’s Early Learning Center is located at 3721 Manson Pike, Murfreesboro. Visit lancasterchristianacademy.org to learn more.

Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA) is the recipient of a bequest that the school believes will exceed $90 million from the estate of alumnus H. Frank Burkholder Jr. "We are humbled by this extraordinary gift," says Headmaster Bradford Gioia. Continuing, Giola says the bequest is "a legacy given to MBA, its mission and community,

Girls make friends and life-long memories at Harpeth Hall school for girls.

by a graduate who preferred to remain understated and anonymous while he was living, giving the bequest selflessly in the highest form of nobility, generosity and expression — to better an institution he loved." MBA is located at 4001 Harding Road, Nashville. Call 615-298-5514 or visit montgomerybell.edu.

Montessori Academy (100 Montessori Drive, Brentwood) has updated its playground. The academy has also added a new pavilion to its outdoor space. Call 615-8333610 or visit montessoriacad.org.

Oak Hill School has a Common Trust Speaker Series which brings nationally recognized parenting experts and educators in to speak to parents, faculty and the public about topics impacting families and children. Oak Hill School is located at 4815 Franklin Road, Nashville. Learn more at oakhillschool.org/ community-events/common-trust. Saint Ann School is piloting "Hand-in-Hand" this year, and is the first elementary school within the Diocese of Nashville to do so. "Hand-in-Hand" offers an inclusive education program to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Saint Ann School is located at 5105 Charlotte Ave., Nashville. Visit saintannparish.com/hihop.

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Crossing the finish line at Montgomery Bell Academy.

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Montessori

HIGHLIGHTS St. Cecilia Academy has been ranked the #1 Best Catholic High School in Tennessee.

The deeper the roots,

the higher the reach. 1140 Cason Lane, Murfreesboro, TN bambinivillage.com (615) 405-4778

Innovative “Physics First” science curriculum Nationally recognized fine arts program 12 competitive varsity sports Domestic and international travel opportunities

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FRCS is excited to open a brand new expansion that will provide new resources and facilities including:

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Students at Hendersonville Christian Academy in Nashville. See the school's listing in Sumner County on page 22.

There's much to consider when choosing the right independent school for your child. Here's the skinny on what local schools offer from academics and athletics to the arts and religious affiliation ... and beyond!

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DAVIDSON COUNTY ABINTRA MONTESSORI SCHOOL 914 Davidson Drive, Nashville, TN 37205 615-352-4317; Grades: Early childhood to middle school; Enrollment: 150; Est.: 1980 abintra.org At Abintra Montessori School, our learning environment extends beyond the classrooms. The 10-acre campus provides opportunities for hiking, archery, gardening and beekeeping, while the integrated, humanitarian, science-based curriculum includes Spanish and the arts. Our spacious, multi-age classrooms create a welcoming environment for nurturing independence, motivation, self-respect and a natural curiosity for learning. Visit our campus to experience what makes Abintra unique.

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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 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! BENTON HALL ACADEMY 5555 Franklin Pike Nashville, TN 37220 615-791-6467; Grades: 3 - 12 Enrollment: 75; Established: 1977 bentonhallacademy.org At Benton Hall Academy, we understand and celebrate that all human beings are different. Different in the ways we perceive the world. Different in the ways we express our feelings. Different 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 special children a learning environment that is as individual as they are themselves. CASA DEI MONTESSORI 7646 Hwy. 70 S., Nashville, TN 37221 615-673-8000; Ages: 12 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. Please come and visit the community of Casa dei Montessori.

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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 at Children’s House 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. 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 75 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, computer and middle school band/chorus. Co-curricular activities include forensics, chess club, a parochial athletic program, private guitar/ piano/voice lessons, science club 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. CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN ACADEMY 2323-A Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville, TN 37215 615-373-9550; Grades: Preschool - 12 Enrollment: 1,305; 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.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY (cont'd) COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF NASHVILLE 2007 Old Murfreesboro Pike Nashville, TN 37217 615-301-8483; Grades: K - 12; Est.: 2017 ccschoolnashville.com Our school is the first school in Nashville to utilize the full Accelerated Christian Academy (ACE) curriculum. Our philosophy is built on basic principles of the word of God. Whether the student is a high achiever, a moderate or a slow learner, the ACE process begins at the level determined by the child's ability. This makes it possible for each student to master the subject matter before moving on. Our smaller classroom size makes for an altogether better, more focused educational experience for students. Our staff thrives to meet the educational, spiritual and individual needs of each student. Church grants available. THE COVENANT SCHOOL 33 Burton Hills Drive, Nashville, TN 37215 615-467-2313; Grades: Preschool 3s - 6 Enrollment: 150; Established: 2001 thecovenantschool.com "Where 21st Century Skills Meet Timeless Truth." The Covenant School is an independent, co-educational elementary school for students in Preschool 3s - sixth grade. The small class sizes and personalized instruction allow every child’s natural curiosity to be nurtured in an environment that builds competent learners who become culture shapers. Active learning in every classroom meets the highest academic standards while being grounded by the timeless truth of Christ. Strong

A student at Christ Presbyterian Academy hones her violin playing skills. See the school's listing in Davidson County on page 11.

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visual and performing arts, music instruction, athletics and extra-curricular options allow children to explore their strengths and talents. Visit our website and make an appointment to tour our beautiful campus, set in the heart of Green Hills!

A student at Ezell-Harding Christian School enjoys fun time on the playground. See the school's listing in Davidson County this page.

DAVIDSON ACADEMY 1414 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville, TN 37207 615-860-5300; Grades: K3 - 12 Enrollment: 725; Established: 1980 davidsonacademy.com Davidson Academy, proud to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon National School of Excellence, serves 725 students in grades preschool - 12. This interdenominational, Christian, college-preparatory school provides a safe, nurturing, academically rigorous program. Students explore their potential through a wide range of courses, athletics, fine arts and extra-curricular activities. Quality, experienced teachers provide reliable communication, valuable opportunities for parental involvement and superior preparation for any choice of college.

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: 855; 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. 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.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY (cont'd) FATHER RYAN HIGH SCHOOL 700 Norwood Drive Nashville, TN 37204 615-383-4200; Grades: 9 - 12 Enrollment: 925; Established: 1925 fatherryan.org For more than 90 years, Father Ryan High School has focused on the values that so many seek in a quality education: superior academic results; faith formation and the building of character; and a safe, caring community where your child is accepted, respected and, as we like to say, known and loved. We take pride in developing our students into well-rounded individuals with the skills to achieve greatness in their futures. From the arts and athletics to service and more, learning is not kept in the confines of the classroom; it extends across our campus, our community, and the world. 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 15 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. 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 As an academically-focused preschool, The Gardner School’s (TGS) unique learning atmosphere incorporates a careful blend of learning styles through teacher-directed activities, structured play and a full suite of supplemental enrichment courses. Our four-year degreed lead teachers provide a nurturing environment for children to learn, while offering daily communication updates for parents through the PreciouStatus app. The school’s curriculum provides a rich learning experience in a school that’s educationally-engineered to stimulate a child’s naturally inquisitive mind. GATEWAY ACADEMY OF GREEN HILLS (GA) 2416 21st Ave. S., Ste. 100 Nashville, TN 37212 615-321-7272; Grades: PreK - 12 mygatewayacademy.com GA is a fully accredited 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. Our highly personalized approach accommodates each student’s strengths/weaknesses and boosts confidence levels while building critical thinking skills. GA is ideal for students who need a more flexible schedule than traditional schools provide to catch up, keep up or move up.


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GOODPASTURE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 619 Due West Ave., Madison, TN 37115 615-868-2600; Grades: 12 months - Grade 12; Enrollment: 925; Established: 1965 goodpasture.org Goodpasture Christian School 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. New campus plans include the construction of an entrepreneurial center, makerspace lab, television studio, mission center and a two-court gymnasium. Graduating seniors average $85,000 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. 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 program. Tours by appointment. 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 become women who choose to learn and grow, to challenge and lead, first on our campus and then in the world. The Harpeth Hall student is an independent thinker, a thoughtful risk-taker, a problem solver, a clarion voice, an authentic spirit and an empathetic friend. Our teachers encourage collaboration and instill excellence. Girls matter at Harpeth Hall. Visit HarpethHall.org to learn more about how Harpeth Hall is where girls come to “Dream Big and Go Far!”

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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2304 Bernard Avenue Nashville, TN 37212-4202 Phone: 615.385.0440 stbernardacademy.org

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We are an inter-denominational Pre-K – 12th grade school located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Providence Christian Academy offers a classical education with a Christian worldview and parental involvement. As our mission statement says,

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DAVIDSON COUNTY (cont'd) 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! LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (LCS) 5100 Blue Hole Road, Antioch, TN 37013 615-331-6286; Grades: K2 - 12 Enrollment: 600; Established: 1979 golcslions.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 qual-

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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.

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.

LIPSCOMB ACADEMY 3901 and 4517 Granny White Pike Nashville, TN 37204 615-966-6409; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 1,300; 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.

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, Montgomery Bell Academy (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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DAVIDSON COUNTY (cont'd) NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (NCS) 7555 Sawyer Brown Road Nashville, TN 37221 615-356-5600; Grades: 6 wks - grade 12 Enrollment: 754; Established: 1971 nashvillechristian.org NCS is a 6 weeks - 12th grade 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. Advanced students have the opportunity to earn up to 21 hours of college credit before graduation through AP and dual enrollment classes as part of a scholars track. 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: 521; 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

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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. 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. Founded in 1936 by the Dominican Sisters of the St. Cecilia Congregation, Overbrook is a co-educational, PreK3 through eighth-grade independent Catholic school with 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. Clubs and after-school activities include nine team sports and more than 19 clubs/ activities. Named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education, Overbrook School now offers bus service from Williamson and Rutherford counties. 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 wellrounded, 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. Financial aid is available.

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SAINT HENRY SCHOOL 6401 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 615-352-1328; Grades: PreK - 8 Enrollment: 615; Established: 1957 sthenryschool.org We support the family through a strong religious and academic curriculum. As the whole child is the focus, we strive to form students spiritually, academically, physically and emotionally. Our instructional program revolves around a strong academic curriculum including art, computer, music, band, choir, Spanish and physical education. Co-curricular activities include drama, forensics and sports. The school provides a resource department for educational testing, guidance and instructional support for the classroom, a full-time guidance counselor and a full-time nurse practitioner. 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. UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NASHVILLE (USN) 2000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville, TN 37212 615-327-3812; 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.

MAURY COUNTY 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 (please turn the page)

Your child is not standardized Neither are we Your child deserves education that focuses on their strengths, while giving them the tools needed to overcome any weakness. At Cedars Preparatory Academy, we believe in an individualized model of learning, which gives every student the opportunity to learn in a manner that best suits their learning style. We build academic excellence on a firm foundation, and the results speak for themselves.

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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.

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THE ACADEMY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS AND PRESCHOOLS 11 Locations in Middle Tennessee academychilddevelopment.com See Davidson County listing. BAMBINI VILLAGE MONTESSORI 1140 Cason Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 615-405-4778; Grades: PreK - K Enrollment: 24; 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. COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL 185 Enon Spring Road W. Smyrna, TN 37167 615-220-2237; Grades: Preschool - 6 Enrollment: 286; Established: 2009 communitychristiandayschool.com Community Christian Day School (CCDS) is a Category I private school licensed by the Tennessee Department of Education. This school provides excellence in education and spiritual growth. The students thrive in the 15-mem-

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ber or fewer class size where the Christian based ABeka Curriculum is taught daily. Lunch and snacks are included in the tuition. CCDS also offers a preschool program, ages 6 weeks through PreK, and an after-school program for area Rutherford County schools with bus transportation provided.

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FRANKLIN ROAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 3124 Franklin Road Murfreesboro, TN 37128 615-890-0894; Grades: K3 - 12 Enrollment: 515; 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. 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: 470; 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 (please turn the page)

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY (cont'd) including 25 new classrooms, a multi-purpose gymnasium 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. Before- and after-school programs available. 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.

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SUMNER COUNTY THE ACADEMY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS AND PRESCHOOLS 11 Locations in Middle Tennessee academychilddevelopment.com See Davidson County listing. 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. 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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POPE JOHN PAUL 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. ST. JOHN VIANNEY SCHOOL 501 N. Water, Gallatin, TN 37066 615-230-7048; Grades: PreK3 - 8 Enrollment: 100; Established: 2003 saintjohnvianney.org The mission of St. John Vianney Catholic School is to assist families and the church in their responsibility of forming educated Christians who lovingly serve God in this life, so as to be with Him forever in the next. Our SACS/ AdvancED accredited program offers a challenging curriculum which also includes art, music, technology, library, physical education and Spanish. We offer one of the best student to faculty ratios in Middle Tennessee, which allows us to provide amazing personal attention in a close-knit, caring environment.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY THE ACADEMY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS AND PRESCHOOLS 11 Locations in Middle Tennessee academychilddevelopment.com See Davidson County listing. 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. Visit battlegroundacademy.org/ education-elevated to learn more about the academy and how we can best prepare your student.

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY (cont'd) BRENTWOOD ACADEMY 219 Granny White Pike Brentwood, TN 37027 615-523-0611; Grades: 6 - 12 Enrollment: 780; Established.: 1969 brentwoodacademy.com Brentwood Academy is a co-educational, independent, collegepreparatory school dedicated to nurturing and challenging the whole person — body, mind and spirit — to the glory of God. Our commitment is to ensure that strong academics and challenging athletics prosper together in an environment in which God is the foundation. A spirit of cooperation, rooted in wholesome relationship, is necessary for this model of education to be effective. Our purpose is to provide each student a total experience that cultivates their personal gifts and talents, develops confidence and initiative, and promotes a personal relationship with Christ. 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. THE COMENIUS SCHOOL (TCS) 408 Church St., Franklin, TN 37064 615-528-3778; Grades K - 12 Tutorial K - 12; Enrollment: $850+ Established: 1992 thecomeniusschool.com Homeschool umbrella, support, athletics and graduation. 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 philosophy helps ensure the satisfaction of the parents who entrust their children to our care. CURREY INGRAM ACADEMY 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027 615-507-3173; Grades: K - 12 Enrollment: 330+; Established: 1968 curreyingram.org Explore Currey Ingram Academy, a K-12, independent, co-ed, college-preparatory day school in Brentwood for students with learning differences such as ADHD and dyslexia.

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY (cont'd) 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 the Lord Jesus Christ and to transform families, institutions and nations for the glory of God. THE GARDNER SCHOOL OF BRENTWOOD 1591 Mallory Lane Brentwood, TN 37027 615-613-0472 Enrollment: 150; Established: 2007 — and — THE GARDNER SCHOOL OF FRANKLIN 131 Market Exchange Court Franklin, TN 37067 615-656-2800 Enrollment: 190; Established: 2010 Ages: 6 weeks - PreK thegardnerschool.com As an academically-focused preschool, The Gardner School’s (TGS) unique learning atmosphere incorporates a careful blend of learning styles through teacher-directed activities, structured play and a full suite of supplemental enrichment courses. Our four-year degreed lead teachers provide a nurturing environment for children to learn, while offering daily communication updates for parents through the PreciouStatus app. The school’s curriculum provides a rich learning experience in a school that’s educationally-engineered to stimulate a child’s naturally inquisitive mind. GATEWAY ACADEMY 5500 Maryland Way, #110 Brentwood, TN 37027 615-377-2929 Grades: PreK - 12 mygatewayacademy.com Gateway Academy (GA) is a fully accredited 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. Our highly personalized approach accommodates each student’s strengths/weaknesses and boosts confidence levels while building critical thinking skills. GA is ideal for students who need a more flexible schedule than traditional schools provide to catch up, keep up or move up. 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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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! 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. Multi-age classrooms facilitate the executive functions of critical thinking, independence, and leadership skills. The full complement of Montessori materials provide handson 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. 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 at Montessori School of Franklin 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.

Transformation through Education

Christ Presbyterian Academy is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory 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.

PS-12 / cpalions.org 2323-A Old Hickory Blvd. / Nashville, TN 37215 / 615-373-9550

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

WILSON COUNTY CEDARS PREPARATORY ACADEMY 410 W. Main St., Lebanon, TN 37087 615-547-4612; Grades: Preschool - 5 Enrollment: 125; Established: 2010 thecedarsprep.com Cedars Preparatory Academy is a unique private school dedicated to academic excellence. We provide a preschool and kindergarten program with both year round (261 days) and traditional (180 days) nine-month programs, as well as elementary grades 1 - 5, and summer programs for ages 2 - 12. Each child's unique gifts are honored in an exceptionally healthy, safe and nurturing environment. Please visit our website for tuition options. Extended care available.

FranklinRoadAcademy.com | 615.832.8845

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GOODPASTURE C H R I S T I A N S C H O O L Building Confidence, Intellectual Growth, and Spiritual Strength

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WILSON COUNTY (cont'd) FRIENDSHIP CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (FCS) 5400 Coles Ferry Pike, Lebanon, TN 37087 615-449-1573; Grades: PreK3 - 12 Enrollment: 526; Established: 1973 friendshipchristian.org One of the few schools in the country to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013 - 2019, FCS is dedicated to uniting a Christian worldview with exceptional academics, arts and athletics. The average ACT score for the top 10 percent is 31, the top 25 percent average is 30, the top 50 percent average is 28 and the overall average is 25. All 48 members of the class of 2017 were accepted into college and were offered a total of $6.5 million in scholarships. FCS has also celebrated 17 athletic state championships in the last 14 years. Choice matters. Choose Friendship. MT. JULIET CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (MJCA) 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road Mt. Juliet, TN 37122 615-758-2427; Grades: PreK - 12 Enrollment: 550; Est.: 1979; mjca.org MJCA is a college preparatory school that extends a variety of opportunities in the many academic, fine arts and athletic activities provided. MJCA offers an outstanding academic product with moderate tuition rates in an environment which includes growing sports and fine arts programs, a student leadership academy and dual enrollment courses where students can earn college credit upon graduation. More than 95 percent of MJCA’s graduates attend college, many with academic and/or athletic scholarships. MJCA is fully accredited by ACSI and AdvancEd.

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From 12 months to 12th grade n Voted Best Preschool/ Daycare in the TOAST of Middle Tennessee Awards n Students in grades prek-6th grade receive instruction in Bible, Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, STEM lab, robotics, art, music, technology lab, and library classes weekly with physical education classes daily. n High school students may earn up to 52 hours of college credit prior to graduation, and graduates are offered an average of $80,000+ in college scholarships each year. n Service hours and a variety of mission opportunities and trips are offered to all students to show God’s love in our world. Additional Questions? admissions@goodpasture.org

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THE WEBB SCHOOL (BOARDING & DAY) 319 Webb Road East, Bell Buckle, TN 37020; 931-389-6003; Grades: 6 - 12 Enrollment: 320; Established: 1870 thewebbschool.com Founded in 1870, The Webb School has a history of academic excellence with an emphasis on character development. Webb offers a vigorous college-preparatory education for students in grades 6 - 12. Guided by our core values of honor and integrity, the goal of The Webb School is to motivate young men and women to reach their potential. The community of 315 students is small by design, to create lifelong connections while fostering greater involvement and individual growth. Webb's friendly environment and emphasis on honor and integrity truly creates a place we are proud to call the Character of Home.


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ENRICHMENT & SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS

Local kids learn equestrian skills at Peachtree Farms in Arrington.

AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Expand your child's interests with activities found in the community in addition to summer camps offered at area private schools.

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— SPECIAL ADVERTISING — David Deaton Karate Locations in Brentwood, Hendersonville, Lebanon & Mt. Juliet • daviddeaton.com Classes for ages 4 and older teach kids how to handle emergency situations, to be healthy through exercise and to practice self-discipline. Extreme Escape Games 1735 Galleria Blvd. #1015, Franklin 615-332-5535 • extremeescapegames.com Kids can tap into their problem-solving skills during team-building challenges as they race against the clock to turn the lock of a themed escape room. An adult must accompany groups of kids younger than 13. Music City Indoor Karting 400 Davidson St., Ste. 403, Nashville 615-242-3275 musiccityindoorkarting.com Indoor racing for teen groups. Music City Indoor Karting also supports private school fundraising efforts and events. Summer camps available.

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Peachtree Farms 4819 Murfreesboro Road, Arrington 615-419-1089 • peachtreefarms.com After-school English riding lessons for all ages and levels, beginner to advanced, taught by certified instructors. Robotix Institute 1550 W. McEwen Drive, #300, Franklin 615-721-2650 • robotixinstitute.net We offer variety of robotics lessons customized for individual students. We provide structured robotics education for those who are interested in STEM curriculum. We offer Lego Robotics for elementary/ middle School students and VEX program for middle and high school students. We will conduct summer camps in June and July. Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth 301 Wyatt Center, Peabody College Nashville 615-322-8261 • pty.vanderbilt.edu Founded in 2000 as a summer academic program for gifted middle and high school students,VPTY now includes programs for talented children in grades K 12 as well as their families and educators.


2018 PRIVATE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS Battle Ground Academy (BGA) (K - 4) 150 Franklin Road, Franklin (5 - 12) 336 Ernest Rice Lane, Franklin 615-794-3501 • bgacamps.com More than 75 academic, arts, athletic and enrichment camps for ages 3 - adult. Brentwood Academy 219 Granny White Pike, Brentwood 615-373-0611 • summeratba.com Academic, arts and athletic camps for ages 3 high school beginning May 30. Cedars Preparatory Academy 410 W. Main St., Lebanon 615-547-4612 • thecedarsprep.com Summer camps for children 4 - 12 with weekly themes. Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA) 2323-A Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville 615-373-9550 • cpalions.org/ventures More than 60 camps are available to all children in the community. Currey Ingram Academy 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood 615-777-4819 curreyingramcamps.org Camp Beech Creek day camp for grades K - 6. ADHD Summer Treatment Program for ages 8 - 12. Davidson Academy 1414 W. Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville 615-860-5300 • davidsonacademy.com Bear Country Day Camps for ages 4 - sixth grade and sports camps for kids in K5 - eighth grade. Father Ryan High School 700 Norwood Drive, Nashville 615-383-4200 • fatherryan.org Academic and athletic camps take place in five one-week sessions beginning June 4. Franklin Road Academy 4700 Franklin Road, Nashville 615-832-8845 • FRACamps.com Camps available for all kids in enrichment, athletics and academics. Goodpasture Christian School 619 Due West Ave., Madison 615-868-2600 • goodpasture.org Athletic and enrichment camps. Harding Academy 170 Windsor Drive, Nashville 615-356-2974 hardingacademy.org/summerprograms Camps for children in grades PreK - 8 run June 5 July 28 in half- and full-day sessions Harpeth Hall School 3801 Hobbs Road, Nashville 615-346-0126 • harpethhall.org Academic, arts and athletic camps for girls lead by upper school Harpeth Hall students.

Lancaster Christian Academy (LCA) 150 Soccer Way, Smyrna 615-223-0451 lancasterchristianacademy.org Camp information unavailable at press time. Linden Waldorf School 3201 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville 615-354-0270 • lindenwaldorf.org For children ages 4 - rising fourth graders, there are three technology-free, one-week camp sessions. Lipscomb Academy 700 Norwood Drive, Nashville 615-966-1785 • summerexperience.org Arts and entertainment, athletics and enrichment camps for kids beginning with preschoolers. Montgomery Bell Academy 4001 Harding Road, Nashville 615-369-5368 • montgomerybell.edu Academic, athletic and enrichment camps for all kids in PreK through high school. Nashville Christian School 7555 Sawyer Brown Road, Nashville 615-356-5600 • nashvillechristian.org Academic, arts, athletics and enrichment camps. Oak Hill School 4815 Franklin Road, Nashville 615-298-2591 oakhillschool.org/undertheoaks Academic, arts, athletic, enrichment and expedition camps beginning June 4. Overbrook School 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville 615-292-5134 • overbrook.edu Camps for children beginning with PreK3. Academic, arts, athletics games and more. Pope John Paul High School (JPII) 117 Caldwell Drive, Hendersonville 615-822-2375 • jp2hs.org Four one-week, half- or full-day camp sessions for kids ages 5 - 18 starting June 4. Providence Christian Academy 410 DeJarnette Lane, Murfreesboro 615-904-0902 providencechristian.com Camp information unavailable at press time. Saint Bernard Academy 2304 Bernard Ave., Nashville 615-385-0440 • stbernardacademy.org Academic, athletic and enrichment camps for Junior K - eighth grade starting June 25. St. Cecilia Academy Camp St. Cecilia 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville 615-298-4525 • stcecilia.edu For girls ages 4 - 17, academics, athletics and fine arts camps begin June 4. University School of Nashville (USN) 2000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville 615-424-8823 • usn.org Half- and full-day programs for kids in grades K 12. Arts, athletics and enrichment.

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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

150

Call for tuition

Nonsectarian

10

615-771-2898 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-465-6296 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-890-5885 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-646-6171 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-591-4040 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-824-1159 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-221-5155 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-771-1131 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-712-6374 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-373-7529 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-790-6737 academychilddevelopment.com

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Now enrolling

Call for tuition

NA

10

615-405-4778 bambinivillage.com

PreK - K

30

$3,200 - $7,000

NA

20

615-794-3501 battlegroundacademy.org

K - 12

775

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

NA

23

615-791-6467 bentonhallacademy.org

3 - 12

75

Lower School: $14,208 Upper/Middle: $14,884

Christian, Nondenominational

10

615-523-0611 brentwoodacademy.com

6 - 12

780

$24,690

Christian, Nondenominational

24

615-673-8000 casadeimontessori.com

12 months - 12 years

75

$5,600 - $10,550

NA

10

615-547-4612 thecedarsprep.com

Preschool - 5

125

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

NA

27

615-292-9938 childrenfirstmontessori.org

8 weeks - grade 4

100

$6,980 - $12,730

NA

11

615-298-5647 childrenshousenashville.org

Ages 3, 4, 5, K

72

See website for details

NA

11

615-292-9465 cksraiders.org

PreK - 8

260

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

Roman Catholic

11

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

Brentwood Academy 219 Granny White Pike, Brentwood 37027

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

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Religious Affiliation

School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Christ Presbyterian Academy

615-373-9550 cpalions.org

Preschool - 12

1,305

K-5: $13,225; 6-8: $17,230 9-12: $17,735 Preschool: Call for tuition

Presbyterian Church of America

11

931-647-6311 clarksvilleacademy.com

PreK - 12

655

PreK - 12: $8,275

NA

20

615-790-8556 tcafranklin.org

PreK - 12

90

$6,490 - $7,490

Christian

24

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

19

615-528-3778 thecomeniusschool.com

Umbrella and Tutorial Programs: K - 12

850+

$75 - $125

Nondenominational

24

615-220-2237 communitychristiandayschool.com

Preschool - 6

286

$6,840

Nondenominational

20

K - 12

NA

Traditional: $6,800 Discovery: $7,800 Homeschool: $5,200

Nondenominational

12

2323-A Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville 37215

Clarksville Academy 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

Community Christian Day School 185 Enon Springs Road W., Smyrna 37167

Community Christian School of Nashville 615-301-8483

Page

2007 Old Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville 37217

ccschoolnashville.com

The Covenant School

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

24

100 Creekstone Blvd., Franklin 37064

creekwoodacademy.com

Currey Ingram Academy

615-507-3173 curreyingram.org

K - 12

330+

K - 12: $39,900

NA

24

615-860-5300 davidsonacademy.com

K3 - 12

725

K3: $9,975; K4/5: $10,332 1 - 6: $11,382 7 - 12: $11,928

Interdenominational

13

615-883-2926 dcawildcats.org

PreK - 12 Preschool program for ages 2 - 3

855

K: $8,235 1 - 5: $9,995 6 - 8: $11,325 9 - 12: $11,920

Nondenominational/ Christian

13

615-367-0532 ezellharding.com

2 yrs - grade 12

400

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

Church of Christ

13

615-383-4200 fatherryan.org

9 - 12

925

Call for tuition

Catholic

14

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

26

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

14

615-890-0894 frcsminutemen.com

K3 - 12

515

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

Baptist

21

615-449-1573 friendshipchristian.org

PreK3 - 12

526

Call for tuition

Nondenominational

28

6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood 37027

Davidson Academy 1414 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville 37207

Donelson Christian Academy 300 Danyacrest Drive, Nashville 37214

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

Friendship Christian School 5400 Coles Ferry Pike, Lebanon 37087

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

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private school CHART School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Religious Affiliation

Page

The Gardner School

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

14, 26

615-377-2929 mygatewayacademy.com

PreK - 12

NA

Call for tuition

NA

26

615-321-7272 mygatewayacademy.com

PreK - 12

NA

Call for tuition

NA

14

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

15

615-591-3017 gcalions.com

PreK - 12

643

$8,735 - $9,785

Christian

26

615-383-3373 greenhillschild.com

Infants - K

105

Please see website

Nondenominational

15

615-356-2974 hardingacademy.org

PreK - 8

500

PreK: $12,000 K - 5: $18,810 6 - 8: $19,610

NA

15

615-297-9543 harpethhall.org

5 - 12

689

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

NA

15

615-824-1550 hcacrusaders.com

Preschool - 12

300

Call for tuition

Christian environment; open to all faiths

22

615-264-3401 hendersonvillemontessori.com

Ages 2 - grade 6

45

$6,500 - $8,500

NA

22

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

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years

--

Call for tuition

Christian

16, 27

615-223-0451 lancasterschristianacademy.org

6 weeks - grade 12 (9 - 12 boarding)

375

$7,250 - $10,000

Nondenominational

21

615-331-6286 golcslions.org

K2 - 12

550

$6,995

Nondenominational

16

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

16

615-966-6409 lipscombacademy.org

PreK - 12

1,300

3 day PreK: $5,788 5 day PreK: $9,666 Elementary: $11,856 Middle/High: $13,106

Christian

16

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

21

615-833-3610 montessoriacad.org

Infants - grade 8

250

$9,250 - $17,150

NA

27

615-373-0897 montessoricentre.org

2 months - K

122

$8,670- $12,480

NA

16

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

Goodpasture Christian School 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

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

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

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private school CHART School

Phone/Website

Grades

Enrollment

Tuition*

Religious Affiliation

Page

Montessori School of Franklin

615-794-0567 montessorifranklin.org

18 months - grade 6

110

$6,850 - $12,000

NA

27

615-298-5514 montgomerybell.edu

7 - 12

750

$27,250

NA

16

615-758-2427 mjca.org

PreK - 12

550

Preschool: $2,161 - $5,990 K - 12: $7,230 - $7,670

Baptist

28

615-356-5600 nashvillechristian.org

6 weeks - grade 12

754

K 2 6 9

Affiliated with Churches of Christ/ Nondenominational

18

615-297-6544 oakhillschool.org

PreK - 6

521

PreK: $10,889 K - 6: $18,321

Christian

18

615-292-5134 overbrook.edu

PreK3 - 8

300

PreK: $7,730 (half day; extended day available) K - 8: $13,690 (sib disc)

Catholic, all faiths welcome

18

615-822-2375 jp2hs.org

9 - 12

600

$13,450 - $15,250

Catholic

23

615-904-0902 providencechristian.com

PreK - 12

470

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

Interdenominational

21

615-269-0568 saintannparish.com/school

PreK - 8

146

Participating Catholics: $6,563 Others: $9,656

Catholic, open to all denominations

18

615-385-0440 stbernardacademy.org

Junior K - 8

358

$11,900

Catholic, all faiths welcome

18

615-298-4525 stcecilia.edu

9 - 12 (girls only)

250

$17,740

Catholic

18

615-352-1328 sthenryschool.org

PreK - 8

615

Catholics: $6,410 (sib disc.); Others: $7,665 Call for PreK tuition

Catholic

19

615-230-7048 saintjohnvianney.org

PreK3 - 8

100

Catholic: $5,970 Others: $8,075; PreK: $6,170

Catholic

23

615-865-1491 saintjosephschoolnashville.org

PreK - 8

340

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

Catholic

19

615-898-0555 school.saintrose.org

2 years - grade 8

375

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

Catholic

22

615-327-3812 usn.org

K - 12

1,060

LS: $20,062 MS: $22,850 HS: $4,894

NA

19

931-389-6003 thewebbschool.com

6 - 12

320

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

NA

28

244 Noah Drive, Franklin 37064

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

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road, 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

St. John Vianney School 501 N. Water Ave., Gallatin 37066

Saint Joseph School 1225 Gallatin Road S., Madison 37115

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

University School of Nashville 2000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville 37212

The Webb School 319 Webb Road East, Bell Buckle 37020

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