Donelson Christian Academy

300 Danyacrest Drive
Nashville, TN 37214-0372
Tel: (615)883-2926
Grades: PK-12 | 923 students
Donelson Christian Academy was founded in 1971.
Its primary purpose is to provide a challenging education in a non-denominational Christian school, fully accredited by SACS. A college preparatory curriculum is taught within the context of a Christian worldview by a faculty of dedicated Christians who hold current Tennessee certification in their specific academic areas of expertise.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 923 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Donelson Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English IV, AP European History, AP US History,
Average ACT score 24

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes K = $4995, Grades 1-5 = $6495, Grades 6-12 = $6995
Admissions Director Becky Rothman
Admissions Associate Trish Taylor


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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