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Good for Children, Good for the World Agathos is a Greek word meaning good, that which is beneficial and worth passing on to others. Using the tools of classical education, Agathos Classical School assists Christian parents in teaching and training their children to the glory of God.
We desire our graduates to be young men and women who possess the classical tools that enable them to acquire the facts (grammar), reason clearly (logic), communicate effectively and persuasively (rhetoric), and live a life to the glory of God alone (Soli Deo Gloria).
They will know how to think rather than simply what to think.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,425
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Agathos Classical School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
2003

Student Body

Total Students
351 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Agathos Classical School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
13 students
Advanced Courses
History (Honors), Literature (Honors), Mathematics (Honors), Rhetoric (Honors)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Polos, khaki bottoms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Ranges from $6,300 (PreK) to $8,425 (9th-12th.) View current tuition & fees here: agathosschool.com
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sharon Babcock

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Mock Trial (2019 NATIONAL Champions!)

School Notes

Good for Children, Good for the World Agathos is a Greek word meaning good, that which is beneficial and worth passing on to others.
  • Using the tools of classical education, Agathos Classical School assists Christian parents in teaching and training their children to the glory of God.
  • We desire our graduates to be young men and women who possess the classical tools that enable them to acquire the facts (grammar), reason clearly (logic), communicate effectively and persuasively (rhetoric), and live a life to the glory of God alone (Soli Deo Gloria).
  • They will know how to learn and think rather than simply what to think.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Agathos Classical School cost?

Agathos Classical School's tuition is approximately $8,425 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Agathos Classical School?

The acceptance rate of Agathos Classical School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 86%.

What sports does Agathos Classical School offer?

Agathos Classical School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.

What is Agathos Classical School's ranking?

Agathos Classical School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Agathos Classical School?

The application deadline for Agathos Classical School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,425
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $10,616 for elementary schools and $11,085 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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