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/.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 706 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,930
  • Acceptance rate: 73%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Brentwood Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
706 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Brentwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
68%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biologry, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, French, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, World History
Average SAT score
1210
Average ACT score
26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School - $25,930 Upper School - $28,930
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$12,665
Acceptance Rate
73%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jason Mathews
Admissions Associate
Corey Sargent

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Math Team, Model UN, Robotics, Student Ambassadors, Student Leadership Team, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Speech & Debate

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.
Profile last updated: 08/17/2021

School Reviews

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Brentwood Academy is a community school with a family environment. The teachers are top notch and go above and beyond. The staff and faculty really care about my children. They are receiving a top notch education where they are stretched and encouraged all at the same time. My college age child that is a BA alum, was more than prepared for a college curriculum. The block schedule at BA helped him with time management as a college athlete. We are in our 9th year at BA and it has been a blessing to have other like-minded families and a school that has partnered with us to give our children a firm foundation.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 706 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,930
  • Acceptance rate: 73%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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