Battle Ground Academy
5.00 (2 reviews)
Tel: (615) 794-3501
Battle Ground Academy Photo #5 - The Class of 2016 - 99% of the Class of 2016 were accepted into one of their top 3 college choices.
Battle Ground Academy Photo #6 - 2016 Upper School production of Les Miserables - BGA offers musical and non-musical performance opportunities in all divisions.
Battle Ground Academy Photo #7 - Lower School Book Character Day is one of the many special events held at the Lower School to engage students outside the classroom and encourage them to become life-long learners.
Battle Ground Academy Photo #8 - 6th Grade trip to Camp Pinnacle is one of the trips offered to our middle school students during Middle School Trip Week. 5th grade students visit Camp Marymount, 7th grade explore nature with Adventure Treks, and 8th grade visits Washington D.C. Trip week offers students the chance to step outside their comfort zone and strengthen bonds with classmates.
Battle Ground Academy founded in 1889 is a regional coeducational college preparatory school for grades K-12.
The school is located on two campuses, the Harpeth Campus for grade K-4 and the Glen Echo campus for grades 5-12.
Battle Ground Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Southern Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||791 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||95 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Number of AP Courses||19 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average ACT score||28|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 15 / rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition for the 2018-19 school year is $18,830 for Lower School, $23,050 for Middle School and $23,850 for Upper School.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$11,705|
|Admissions Director||Robin Goertz|
|Admissions Associate||Elizabeth Spitzer|
|Endowment Size||$14.1 million|
|Total Sports Offered||14 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||19 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Adventure Program-middle school, Arts Guild-by audition, Band, Chorus, Community Service, DiGamma Honor Society, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French Club, Honor Council, Mu Alpha Theta, Multi-Cultural Club, National Honor Society, Peer Leaders, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Team, Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Young Life|
- BGA is a school rich in history and tradition. From the Honor Code to the annual tug between the two societies, The Greers and The Platos, students and graduates have a bond that links them together. Graduates from BGA are accepted at many of the finest colleges and universities in the country.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Franklin Grades: NS-12 | 169 students
408 Church Street
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 528-3777 2 NS-12
- Nashville Grades: K-12 | 1170 students
211 Ensworth Place
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 383-0661 12.1 K-12
Our son transferred from a public high school to BGA and we couldn't be more pleased! The staff, teachers (some doctorate level), and parents have been so welcoming to our family. Our son was coasting by with a 3.4 at the public school. At BGA, he's fighting for his grades and learning vital study and time management skills. When speaking with college recruiters, BGA is a definite ice breaker. Recruiters are falling over themselves to get to our kids. I highly, highly recommend the BGA experience to a parent who wants their child to succeed in life and be around others who want the same.
- Posted by Parent - deb
My daughter has had a wonderful 5 years in the Lower School. She has been nurtured, supported and loved by the Lower School teachers. As well, Dr. Graham, the principal, is a tremendous administrator and the kids and parents love him! I would strongly suggest that you visit the school.
- Posted by Parent - Kyfan
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