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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 673 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
673 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Donelson Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English IV, AP European History, AP US History
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Polos, khaki pants, plaid skirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
K = $9,665 Grades 1-5 = $11,271 Grades 6-8 = $12,770 Grades 9-12 = $13,316
Admissions Director
Molly McPeak
Admissions Associate
Kandice Smith

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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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 673 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $15,695 for elementary schools and $19,702 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nashville, TN is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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