Briarcrest Christian School - East Memphis Campus

6000 Briarcrest Avenue,
Memphis, TN, 38120
Tel: (901)765-4600
Grades: NS - 5 | 196 students
The mission of Briarcrest Christian School is to challenge and inspire college-bound students to know and honor Jesus Christ, seek God's truth and wisdom in all disciplines, pursue excellence and integrity in their academic, creative and athletic endeavors so that they might "grow in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and men." Luke 2:52.
The vision of Briarcrest Christian School is that it will be the leader in inspiring young men and women to become authentic followers of Christ and in challenging them to achieve their highest academic, creative, and athletic potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 196 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Briarcrest Christian School - East Memphis Campus Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 43%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Navy or Khaki pants, white, yellow, green or blue shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,400
Tuition Notes varies by grade
% on Financial Aid 13%
Acceptance Rate 92%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nancy Blaylock
Admissions Associate Claire Foster

School Notes:

  • For forty years, Briarcrest Christian School has been recognized in the Memphis region for its unique combination of academic excellence and Christian education. Beginning at the preschool level, our commitment is to educate the total student and to help young men and women achieve full potential in all realms of life. Programs for kindergarten through Grade 8 were begun in 1973, and a program for Grades 9-12 was added in 1974. The school is dually-accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and Southern Association of Independent Schools. Briarcrest is also a member of the Association of Christian Schools International, Tennessee Association of Independent Schools, Memphis Association of Independent Schools, and the College Board. Briarcrest Christian School is a non-denominational educational institution in which conservative Christian values and morals are taught and practiced in every aspect of school life. All students attend chapel services, study the Bible, and are encouraged to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Profile last updated: 08/09/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Memphis University School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evangelical Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lausanne Collegiate School (0.6 miles away)
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    Memphis , TN , 38120
    (901)474-1000
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