Father Ryan High School

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  • Father Ryan has been dedicated to providing educational experiences in a religious climate conducive to a high quality of living and learning that develops the intellectual, emotional, social, vocational, and spiritual competencies of each of its students.
  • As a diocesan, coeducational Catholic secondary school, Father Ryan High School was established to offer programs responsive to the needs of the Catholic community, but the school also exists to serve any family who seeks a value-laden education based on the Christian tradition.
  • In order to accomplish this mission, Catholic education presupposes the need for superior educational program in a setting that is inclusive of all sections of the community.
  • Father Ryan High School is dedicated to challenging each student's particular ability.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1925

Student Body

Total Students914 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Father Ryan High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,185
Admissions DirectorKate Goetzinger

School Notes

  • Father Ryan has been dedicated to providing educational experiences in a religious climate conducive to a high quality of living and learning that develops the intellectual, emotional, social, vocational, and spiritual competencies of each of its students. As a diocesan, coeducational Catholic secondary school, Father Ryan High School was established to offer programs responsive to the needs of the Catholic community, but the school also exists to serve any family who seeks a value-laden education based on the Christian tradition. In order to accomplish this mission, Catholic education presupposes the need for superior educational program in a setting that is inclusive of all sections of the community. Father Ryan High School is dedicated to challenging each student's particular ability.
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  • Nashville
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    4.2 miles
    211 Ensworth Place
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 383-0661
    4.2 K-12
    1170
  • Nashville
    Grades: PK-12 | 823 students
    1 miles
    4700 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 832-8845
    1 PK-12
    823
  • Nashville
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    4.1 miles
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    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 791-6467
    4.1 3-12
    61
  • Nashville
    Christ Presbyterian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1109 students
    6.3 miles
    2323A Old Hickory Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615) 373-9550
    6.3 PK-12
    1109
  • Nashville
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    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12
    12.5 miles
    1414 W. Old Hickory Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37207
    (615) 860-5300
    12.5 PK-12
    n/a

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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $11,794 for elementary schools and $17,927 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nashville, TN is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).