The Webb School

319 Webb Road East
Bell Buckle, TN 37020-0370
     Tel: (931)389-9322
Grades: 6 - 12 | 301 students
The Webb School is a co-educational day and boarding school located in Bell Buckle, Tenn.
It is the oldest continuing boarding school in the South and features numerous prominent alumni who have been senators, governors, and editors of national publications among many other positions.
The School provides a challenging education and places a strong emphasis on honor and integrity with its honor code.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD
Year Founded 1870

Student Body

Total Students 301 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 72%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English, AP European History, AP Physics (Electromagnetism), AP Physics (Mechanics), AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, Honors Algebra, Honors Algebra II, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors French III, Honors French IV, Honors French V, Honors Geometry, Honors Integrated Science, Honors Latin III, Honors Latin IV, Honors Physics, Honors Pre-Algebra, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Spanish III, Honors Spanish IV, Honors Spanish V, Honors U.S. History II, Honors World History, Honors World History II, 
Average SAT score 1857
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition (Boarding students): $40,800; Tuition (5-Day Boarding): $32,100; Tuition (Day Middle students): $16,500 Tuition (Day Upper students):17,700
% on Financial Aid 41%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,594
Admissions Director Julie Harris


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate FrisbeeBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Ultimate Frisbee


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 29 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Book Club, Diversity Club, Ecology Club, FOCUS, Fishing Club, French Club, Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council, Interact Club (Service Club), Japanese Club, Latin Club, Math Counts, Mountain Biking, Prefect Council, Quiz Bowl Team, School Newspaper, School Yearbook, Son Will Society, Spanish Club, String Ensemble, Student Government, The Webb Players (drama), Thespian Society, Trap/Skeet, Tutoring Club, Ultimate Frisbee, Webb Masala, Young Democrats, Young Republicans Book Club, Diversity Club, Ecology Club, FOCUS, Fishing Club, French Club, Honor Council, Japanese Club, Latin Club, Math Counts, Quiz Bowl Team, Spanish Club, Trap/Skeet, Tutoring Club, Webb Masala, Habitat for Humanity,
Interact Club (Service Club),
Mountain Biking,
Prefect Council,
School Newspaper,
School Yearbook,
Son Will Society,
String Ensemble,
Student Government,
The Webb Players (drama),
Thespian Society,
Ultimate Frisbee,
Young Democrats,
Young Republicans,

School Notes:

Sawney Webb's goal was to build moral character, make ladies and gentlemen of his students, and prepare them for any challenge that may come their way. This has been accomplished for 140 years through a solid liberal arts education, a strong sense of honor, and an interactive school community.

Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Baptist Academy (9.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Victory Baptist Academy (9.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Temple Baptist Christian School (15.5 miles away)
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1 year ago
Webb is a wonderfully warm, academically challenging, but supportive family environment. It''s amazing how much everyone really cares about the full development of each student. It''s an awesome school!
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