Battle Ground Academy

336 Ernest Rice Lane
Franklin, TN 37069-0370
     Tel: (615)794-3501
Grades: K - 12 | 879 students
Battle Ground Academy founded in 1889 is a regional coeducational college preparatory school for grades K-12.
The school is located on two campuses, the Harpeth Campus for grade K-4 and the Glen Echo campus for grades 5-12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1889

Student Body

Total Students 879 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Battle Ground Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 68%
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1240

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 14%
Admissions Director Robin Goertz

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adventure Program-middle school, Arts Guild-by audition, Band, Chorus, Community Service, DiGamma Honor Society, Drama, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French Club, Honor Council, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, Multi-Cultural Club, National Honor Society, Peer Leaders, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Team, Student Council, Students Against Drunk Driving, Yearbook Staff, Young Life Band, Chorus, Drama, French Club, Honor Council, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, Peer Leaders, Spanish Club, Yearbook Staff, Young Life, Adventure Program-middle school,
Arts Guild-by audition,
Community Service,
DiGamma Honor Society,
Environmental Club,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Multi-Cultural Club,
National Honor Society,
Speech and Debate Team,
Student Council,
Students Against Drunk Driving,

School Notes:

BGA is a school rich in history and tradition. From the Honor Code to the annual tug between the two societies, students and graduates have a bond that links them together. Graduates from BGA are accepted at many of the finest colleges and universities in the country.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Franklin Classical School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Classical School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Eagles Nest Academy (1.7 miles away)
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  • FranklinFranklin Classical School
      (Christian)
    1215 Hillsboro Road
    FranklinTN 37065
    (615)595-5337
      (Christian)
    1.5 mi | 129 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • FranklinEagles Nest Academy
      (Christian)
    810 Del Rio Pike
    FranklinTN 37069
    (615)790-8556
      (Christian)
    1.7 mi | 163 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • FranklinKinderCare Fieldstone Farms
    Daycare / Preschool
    2111 Fieldstone Parkway
    FranklinTN 37069
    (615)791-0228
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • FranklinCool Springs KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    208 Seaboard Lane
    FranklinTN 37067
    (615)771-7121
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • FranklinCool Springs Montessori
    Montessori School
    207 Gothic CT
    FranklinTN 37067
    (615)465-2081
    Montessori School
    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-NS                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 month ago
Our son transferred from a public high school to BGA and we couldn''t be more pleased! The staff, teachers (some doctorate level), and parents have been so welcoming to our family. Our son was coasting by with a 3.4 at the public school. At BGA, he''s fighting for his grades and learning vital study and time management skills. When speaking with college recruiters, BGA is a definite ice breaker. Recruiters are falling over themselves to get to our kids. I highly, highly recommend the BGA experience to a parent who wants their child to succeed in life and be around others who want the same.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
My daughter has had a wonderful 5 years in the Lower School. She has been nurtured, supported and loved by the Lower School teachers. As well, Dr. Graham, the principal, is a tremendous administrator and the kids and parents love him! I would strongly suggest that you visit the school.
- Posted by Parent

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