Donelson Christian Academy

Donelson Christian Academy was founded in 1971.  Its primary purpose is to provide a challenging education in a non-denominational Christian school, fully accredited by SACS. A college preparatory curriculum is taught within the context of a Christian worldview by a faculty of dedicated Christians who hold current Tennessee certification in their specific academic areas of expertise.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1971

Student Body

Total Students673 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Donelson Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English IV, AP European History, AP US History
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Polos, khaki pants, plaid skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes K = $9,665 Grades 1-5 = $11,271 Grades 6-8 = $12,770 Grades 9-12 = $13,316
Admissions DirectorMolly McPeak
Admissions AssociateKandice Smith

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWrestling,

School Notes

  • Donelson Christian Academy was founded in 1971. Its primary purpose is to provide a challenging education in a non-denominational Christian school, fully accredited by SACS. A college preparatory curriculum is taught within the context of a Christian worldview by a faculty of dedicated Christians who hold current Tennessee certification in their specific academic areas of expertise.

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