Father Ryan High School

700 Norwood Drive,
Nashville, TN, 37204-0372
     Tel: (615)383-4200
Grades: 9 - 12 | 928 students
Father Ryan has been dedicated to providing educational experiences in a religious climate conducive to a high quality of living and learning that develops the intellectual, emotional, social, vocational, and spiritual competencies of each of its students.
As a diocesan, coeducational Catholic secondary school, Father Ryan High School was established to offer programs responsive to the needs of the Catholic community, but the school also exists to serve any family who seeks a value-laden education based on the Christian tradition.
In order to accomplish this mission, Catholic education presupposes the need for superior educational program in a setting that is inclusive of all sections of the community.
Father Ryan High School is dedicated to challenging each student's particular ability.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1925

Student Body

Total Students 928 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Father Ryan High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 63%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,185
Admissions Director Kate Goetzinger
Admissions Associate Laura Wolohan

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Franklin Road Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Road Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Franklin Road Academy (1 miles away)
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    NashvilleTN37220
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    1 mi | 658 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • NashvilleThe Oak Hill School
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    NashvilleTN37220
    (615)297-6544
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    1.2 mi | 470 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • NashvilleLipscomb Academy
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    3901 Granny White Pike
    NashvilleTN37204
    (615)966-6409
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    (615)333-0405
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    1.5 mi | 366 students | Gr. KG-12                      
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    3112 Nolensville Road
    NashvilleTN37211
    (615)832-2004
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    1.8 mi | 194 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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