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 Nonsectarian
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.: 19%
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 (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Classical School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Eagles Nest Academy (1.5 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FranklinFranklin Classical School
      (Christian)
    1215 Hillsboro Road
    FranklinTN37065
    (615)595-5337
      (Christian)
    1.3 mi | 129 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • FranklinEagles Nest Academy
      (Christian)
    810 Del Rio Pike
    FranklinTN37064
    (615)790-8556
      (Christian)
    1.5 mi | 123 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • FranklinKinderCare Fieldstone Farms
    Daycare / Preschool
    2111 Fieldstone Parkway
    FranklinTN37069
    (615)791-0228
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • FranklinCool Springs KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    208 Seaboard Lane
    FranklinTN37067
    (615)771-7121
    Daycare / Preschool
    2 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • FranklinCool Springs Montessori
    Montessori School
    207 Gothic CT
    FranklinTN37067
    (615)465-2081
    Montessori School
    2.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-NS                      

School Reviews

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

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Paying for Private School: 7 Options
Paying for Private School: 7 Options
Don't assume you cannot afford private school. Don't assume that you make too much money to be eligible for financial aid. Ask. Always ask.
Cristo Rey Schools: A Different Kind of School
The Cristo Rey Network of schools currently comprises some 26 schools in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Truth is they are just getting started.
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Related School Videos

View more school videos