Most Selective Private High Schools in Tennessee

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The average private high school acceptance rate in Tennessee is approximately 87% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Tennessee is currently University School Of Nashville, with an acceptance rate of 30%.
The most selective private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private High Schools in Tennessee (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: K-122000 Edgehill Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37212
    (615) 321-8000

  • Rank: #22.Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-122329 Prosser Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37914
    (865) 521-6054

  • Rank: #33.
    Brentwood Academy
    Brentwood Academy Photo - The Iron Eagles Robotics team has qualified and competed in the VEX World Robotics competition for the past three years, winning the coveted Design Award in 2015.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 73%
    Grades: 6-12219 Granny White Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 523-0611

  • Rank: #4-94.-9.
    Benton Hall Academy
    Benton Hall Academy Photo
    Special Education School (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 3-125555 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 791-6467

  • Rank: #4-94.-9.
    Cross Creek Christian School
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-12501 E North Street
    Sweetwater, TN 37874
    (423) 337-9330

  • Rank: #4-94.-9.
    Franklin Classical School
    Franklin Classical School Photo - 2nd Graders Enjoying Class
    (Presbyterian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-12408 Church Street
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615) 528-3777

  • Rank: #4-94.-9.
    Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
    Hamilton Heights Christian Academy Photo
    (Church of God)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 9-122201 Hickory Valley Rd
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (423) 894-0597

  • Rank: #4-94.-9.
    Jesus Only Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-12324 Glenrose Ave
    Nashville, TN 37210
    (615) 242-6216

  • Rank: #4-94.-9.
    Unity Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: K-12256 Uffelman Dr
    Clarksville, TN 37043
    (931) 645-6003

  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Pope John Paul II High School
    Pope John Paul II High School Photo - Pope John Paul II High School Youth in Government
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-12117 Caldwell Dr
    Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (615) 590-6014

  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    River Road Academy
    All-boys | Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-128283 River Road Pike
    Nashville, TN 37209
    (615) 356-2700

  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Rossville Christian Academy
    Rossville Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-12280 High St
    Rossville, TN 38066
    (901) 853-0200

  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 5-12631 2nd Ave S
    Nashville, TN 37210
    (615) 601-0893

  • Rank: #1414.
    St. Andrew's-Sewanee School
    St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo - One of the South''''s Most Beautiful High Schools, as chosen by Southern Living magazine, the school''''s 550-acre campus, including forests, bluffs and two lakes, offers abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. A school farm, on-going wetlands study, and LEED Gold science building are just a few of the ways our campus also serves as learning lab.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 81%
    Grades: 6-12290 Quintard Rd
    Sewanee, TN 37375
    (931) 598-5651

  • Rank: #1515.
    Notre Dame High School
    Notre Dame High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 9-122701 Vermont Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
    (423) 624-4618

  • Rank: #1616.Acceptance Rate: 87%
    Grades: NS-12232 McClellan Road
    Jackson, TN 38305
    (731) 664-0812

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Bill Rice Christian Academy
    Bill Rice Christian Academy Photo - Excellent teachers
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: K-12627 Bill Rice Ranch Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
    (615) 893-2767

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Chattanooga Christian School
    Chattanooga Christian School Photo - Front Entrance
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-123354 Charger Drive
    Chattanooga, TN 37409
    (423) 265-6411

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Christian Academy Of Oak Ridge
    (Assembly of God)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: K-12535 Oak Ridge Tpk.
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    (865) 481-2519

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Covenant Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-11Po Box 89
    Sweetwater, TN 37874
    (423) 337-7000

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Memphis Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1050 N Mendenhall Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901) 683-1061

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Memphis University School
    Memphis University School Photo - Founded in 1893, Memphis University School provides an exceptional education for boys in grades 7-12.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 7-126191 Park Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 260-1304

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Metro Christian Academy
    Metro Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12322 East Cedar St
    Goodlettsville, TN 37072
    (615) 859-1184

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Paideia Academy
    Paideia Academy Photo - Paideia Academy l Classical Christian School Knoxville l Assembly
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-1210825 Yarnell Road
    Knoxville, TN 37932
    (865) 670-0440

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Phoenix School For Creative Learning
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 2-122404 Arthur Road
    Germantown, TN 38138
    (901) 757-4360

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Pleasant View Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12160 Hicks Edgen Rd
    Pleasant View, TN 37146
    (615) 746-8555

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    Sylvan Prep Academy
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 9-12728 South Jefferson Avenue
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 528-2543

  • Rank: #17-2817.- 28.
    West End Academy
    West End Academy Photo - Graduating class of 2007, 90% are in post secondary education
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-125311 Mckamey Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37921
    (865) 690-1720

  • Rank: #2929.
    Briarcrest Christian High School
    Briarcrest Christian High School Photo - Beginning at the preschool level, our commitment is to educate the total student, providing a nurturing, balanced, well-rounded educational experience and to help young men and women achieve their full potential in all facets of life. Briarcrest Christian School is a non-denominational, co-educational environment in which the Christian world view and biblical values are taught and practiced in everyday.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 92%
    Grades: 9-1276 S. Houston Levee Road
    Eads, TN 38028
    (901) 765-4600

  • Rank: #3030.Acceptance Rate: 93%
    Grades: PK-12355 Old Shackle Island Rd
    Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (615) 824-1550

  • Rank: #31-3931.- 39.
    Family Christian School
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12535 Denmark Jackson Road
    Denmark, TN 38391
    (731) 300-3385

  • Rank: #31-3931.- 39.
    Fayette Academy
    Fayette Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-1215090 US-64
    Somerville, TN 38068
    (901) 465-3241

  • Rank: #31-3931.- 39.
    Grace Christian Academy
    Grace Christian Academy Photo - The GCA student body gathered on August 17, 2017, to commemorate the 20th birthday of Grace Christian Academy.
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: K-125914 Beaver Ridge Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37931
    (865) 342-3811

  • Rank: #31-3931.- 39.
    Heritage Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12711 North Houston Levee Road
    Cordova, TN 38018
    (901) 322-6300

  • Rank: #31-3931.- 39.
    Lancaster Christian Academy
    Lancaster Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-12150 Soccer Way
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 223-0451

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