University School Of Nashville

2000 Edgehill Avenue,
Nashville, TN, 37212-0372
     Tel: (615)327-3877
Grades: K - 12 | 1020 students
University School of Nashville models the best educational practices.
In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Greater Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.
The school seeks to provide an educational experience which facilitates intellectual, aesthetic, social, emotional, and physical growth of students, who are regarded as individuals and are encouraged and expected to exercise an increasingly large measure of initiative and self-discipline as they mature.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 1020 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade University School Of Nashville Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
Average SAT score 651
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,450
Tuition Notes $17930MS and $18340HS
% on Financial Aid 18%
Admissions Director Juliet Douglas
Admissions Associate Lynne Mosby

School Notes:

University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic tapestry of Greater Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence. The school seeks to provide an educational experience which facilitates intellectual, aesthetic, social, emotional, and physical growth of students, who are regarded as individuals and are encouraged and expected to exercise an increasingly large measure of initiative and self-discipline as they mature.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Psychiatric Hospital At Vanderbilt (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vanderbilt Children's Hospital (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Psychiatric Hospital At Vanderbilt (0.4 miles away)
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    (615)292-5010
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