West End Academy

5311 Mckamey Rd,
Knoxville, TN, 37921-0379
Tel: (865)690-1720
Grades: NS - 12 | 49 students
Since 1971, West End Academy has been extremely successful in helping thousands of students achieve their goals of positive educational attitudes, better grades, graduation from an accredited high school and additional education beyond high school.
We are aware of thousands of children in Knoxville & surrounding areas looking for success in education.
West End Academy wants to be of help to these students.
We are committed to fostering a supportive faculty and staff.
We will encourage high academic achievement and maintain our interest in developing the individual child, so that he or she might realize their fullest potential as creations of God.
West End Academy welcomes applications for admission from children and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin in our admission policies, financial aid, or school activities.
Our vision is to help Knoxville & surrounding areas children whose educational needs are not otherwise being met.
Recently, we have added nursery school and pre-k to our list.
We enjoy being able to help care for children from age one until they are ready to move out into the world as pillars of the community.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 49 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade West End Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses English, English Lit, Trigonometry  
Average ACT score 20
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(tucked in school shirt and pulled up pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,750
Tuition Notes Grade school is $5000. We have scholarships available based on family need.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Dowling
Admissions Associate Aurora Prophet

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Since 1971, West End Academy has been extremely successful in helping thousands of students achieve their goals of positive educational attitudes, better grades, graduation from an accredited high school and additional education beyond high school. We are aware of thousands of children in Knoxville & surrounding areas looking for success in education. West End Academy wants to be of help to these students. We are committed to fostering a supportive faculty and staff. We will encourage high academic achievement and maintain our interest in developing the individual child, so that he or she might realize their fullest potential as creations of God. West End Academy welcomes applications for admission from children and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin in our admission policies, financial aid, or school activities. Our vision is to help Knoxville & surrounding areas children whose educational needs are not otherwise being met.
  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Pathway Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Christian Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Apostolic Christian School (2.8 miles away)
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  • Knoxville New Pathway Academy
    All-girls 
    1531 Dick Lonas Rd
    Knoxville , TN , 37909
    (865)602-2021
    All-girls 
    1.1  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Knoxville
    Grace Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    5914 Beaver Ridge Rd
    Knoxville , TN , 37931
    (865)691-3427
    (Baptist)
    2.7  mi  |  816  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Knoxville
    West Hills Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    409 N Winston Road
    Knoxville , TN , 37909
    (865)690-4251
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    2.7  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Knoxville
    Apostolic Christian School
    (Pentecostal)
    5020 Pleasant Ridge Rd
    Knoxville , TN , 37912
    (865)523-5261
    (Pentecostal)
    2.8  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Knoxville
    West End Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of Christ)
    8301 E Walker Springs Ln
    Knoxville , TN , 37923
    (865)690-0900
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of Christ)
    3  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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