Brentwood Academy

  • Brentwood Academy (grades 6-12) is a co-educational, independent college preparatory school dedicated to nurturing and challenging each whole person--body, mind, and spirit--to the glory of God.
  • Having a vision of the "heart" is foundational to the Brentwood Academy experience.
  • When Bill Brown established BA in 1969, he and the founding trustees envisioned a school that would emphasize the development of each student`s body, mind, and spirit.
  • Their intent was to establish a school that would encourage the cultivation of relationships, service, and community outreach, as well as provide an excellent academic experience.
  • Through the triangle philosophy, symbolizing the spiritual, academic and athletic dimensions of a whole person, we seek to ensure that strong academics and challenging athletics can prosper together in an environment where God is the foundation.
  • A spirit of cooperation, rooted in wholesome relationships, is necessary for this model of education to be effective. See more at: https://www.brentwoodacademy.com/.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 777 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Brentwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
68%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English Language, English Literature, Calculus, Statistics, French, Spanish, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Biologry, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, World History, European History, Studio Art
Average SAT score 1230
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants, collared shirts, skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,490
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000
Acceptance Rate
73%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jason Mathews
Admissions Associate Jenny Cretin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Math Team, Model UN, Robotics, Speech & Debate, Student Leadership Team, Youth in Government Math Team, Model UN, Robotics, Speech & Debate,
Student Leadership Team,
Youth in Government,

School Notes

  • Brentwood Academy's mission and ministry is rooted in the belief that strong relationships provide the best environment for students to flourish and reach their fullest potential. A student's greatest need is to be known by their teachers and peers and more importantly, to know Christ and have a personal relationship with Him. While we challenge each person in academics, athletics, and fine arts, our ultimate goal is to help young men and women discover their God-given talents and to sharpen those gifts to glorify God now and for the future. Our team of college counselors begins working with each student in the 8th grade to help them chart a course for what their future can hold after they graduate. This process is customized for every individual, taking into account their unique needs and dreams.
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