Ashley Academy

  • The mission of Ashley Academy is to provide children with unique and challenging learning opportunities in a nurturing, safe, and culturally diverse school environment.
  • In order to achieve this mission, our school community emphasizes respect, responsibility, integrity, and the love of learning.
  • Ashley Academy is committed to helping students develop their talents, interests and character while cultivating outstanding academic skills.
  • The small class sizes, hands-on learning experiences, progressive curriculum, and caring environments enable Ashley Academy to excel in meeting the individual needs of each child.

School News

  • Spelling Bee Finalist - 06/06/2019 - Ashley Academy student Selena Wheeler, 13, competed in the preliminary contest and spelled her words correctly in the first two rounds.
  • Destination Imagination Team Heads for Global Competition! - 04/11/2019 - Ashley Academy students set for global Destination Imagination competition
  • Spelling Bee - 05/28/2019 - Two students from East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are in Washington, D.C. this week to compete in the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee. 

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Ashley Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Cobalt blue shirt ordered from Lands)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,400
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid and Scholarships are available. Families will need to apply online. Contact the school for more information.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Admissions DirectorRamona Harr


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsCross Country, Golf, Track and FieldCross CountryGolf,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Minecraft Club, Strategy Game Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Music lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cross Country, Track and Field

School Notes

  • 1)  Parent and child will need to visit the school. 2) An application will need to be submitted. 3) For grades K - 8th, children will need to visit the classroom for part of the day. 4) To confirm enrollment and secure a space for the child, a contract must be offered and returned with a parent signature and the deposit. 
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  • Johnson City
    Providence Academy
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    Grades: PK-12 | 469 students
    3.2 miles
    2788 Carroll Creek Rd
    Johnson City, TN 37615
    3.2 PK-12
  • Johnson City
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 166 students
    2.8 miles
    2211 E Lakeview Dr
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    2.8 NS-8
  • Johnson City
    Grades: PK-6 | 259 students
    1.9 miles
    2423 Susannah Street
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    1.9 PK-6
  • Blountville
    Grades: PK-12 | 239 students
    12.8 miles
    1500 Highway 75
    Blountville, TN 37617
    12.8 PK-12
  • Franklin
    Grades: K-12 | 791 students
    251 miles
    336 Ernest Rice Lane
    Franklin, TN 37069
    251 K-12

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $8,712 for elementary schools and $9,967 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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