Berean Christian School is a family-friendly school, focused on readying its students for advanced education and for successful, Christian lives of leadership and service.
The school is, and has been for its 37 year history, a place where Knoxville-area families can turn for a quality education that includes the instilling of traditional Christian values and the fostering of a love for God in its students.
Berean has received full accreditation by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) for grades K-12.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 384 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,524
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Berean Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia program called SOAR
Year Founded
1980

Student Body

Total Students
384 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Berean Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus, English, Psychology
Average SAT score
1250
Average ACT score
26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki or Navy Pants )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Elementary K: $6300 Elementary 1-2: $6492 Elementary 3-5: $7524 Middle School $7608 * High School $8520** Does not include books
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cheryll Longnecker

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Key Club International, National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Class, Drama Productions, Music class, Music Lessons

School Notes

  • Thank you for your interest in Berean Christian School, where boys and girls in Pre-K through High School flourish in a close community environment that supports them as unique individuals, encourages them to discover their potential and prepares them for their future. We understand that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child and for your family, and we are committed to making our admissions process helpful, personal, and meaningful. The best way to find out more about Berean Christian School is to come for a visit by attending an Open House or enjoying a personal tour. We look forward to having you spend time on campus to experience morning Chapel, classroom visits, campus tours, and to meet the students, faculty, and parents who make up our vibrant school community. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our website, which provides an excellent start to discovering what our school has to offer and can also answer the question "Who We Are."

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 384 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,524
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Knoxville, TN is $7,513 for elementary schools and $7,306 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Knoxville, TN is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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