St Bernard Academy

2020 24th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212-0372
Tel: (615)385-0440
Grades: PK-8 | 336 students
St. Bernard Academy believes that the best education is one in which all children are able to reach their fullest potential.
Our mission is to provide an excellent Catholic academic education built on a foundation of self-discipline, compassion and a sense of responsibility for social justice in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.
We believe in providing a Catholic atmosphere, which cultivates a respect for the peoples, cultures and religions of the world and promotes spiritual growth of students of all faiths.
We believe in fulfilling the Sisters of Mercy mission of committed service to the sick, the poor and the uneducated, by challenging the entire community — families, teachers, students, and administrators — to teach, learn, and model the virtues of compassion, social justice and Christian outreach.
We believe in offering an excellent academic program that recognizes the varied abilities and personal strengths of each student in order to foster a positive self-concept, develop competence in the basic skills, promote creative critical thinking and challenge individual potential.
We believe in providing curriculum and instructional practices that incorporate multi-level learning activities and varied assessments to accommodate differences in learning styles.
We believe in ensuring a safe and nurturing environment of learning, which is conducive to the spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional, physical, cultural and social development of each child.
We believe in offering a program that provides a foundation for informed, responsible citizenship and a commitment to meet the challenges in the 21st century.
We believe in dedicating ourselves to the continuous improvement of our program in order to enable students to become confident, self-directed, self-disciplined and lifelong learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 336 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St Bernard Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Psychiatric Hospital At Vanderbilt (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Psychiatric Hospital At Vanderbilt (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Psychiatric Hospital At Vanderbilt (0.4 miles away)
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  • Nashville
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    0.4 miles
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    Nashville, TN 37212
  • Nashville
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    0.5 miles
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    Nashville, TN 37232
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    Linden Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 181 students
    0.9 miles
    3201 Hillsboro Pike
    Nashville, TN 37215
  • Nashville
    Grades: K-12 | 1054 students
    0.9 miles
    2000 Edgehill Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37212
  • Nashville
    Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 264 students
    1.1 miles
    3105 Belmont Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37212

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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $9,793 for elementary schools and $15,454 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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