Harding Academy

Our mission is to teach students to love others as Christ loves them, to think creatively and learn with open minds, and to live courageously to the glory of God.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students596 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Harding Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses10 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Caculus BC, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Statistics, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesGrade Level Cost Senior Kindergarten $10,995 Grades 1–5 $12,495 Grades 6–8 $13,995 Grades 9–12 $15,295
Admissions DirectorAnne Nowlin
Admissions AssociateKellee Bowman

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Theatre and Visual Arts

School Notes

  • Our mission is to teach students to love others as Christ loves them, to think creatively and learn with open minds, and to live courageously to the glory of God.
  • We are dedicated to providing a liberal arts education that will lay a foundation for an exceptional life, friendships that will last long after one leaves our halls, and spiritual growth that will last forever.
  • The college-preparatory nature of Harding Academy is reflected in our demanding curriculum. The high standards of excellence established throughout the Harding community guide us in a sustained passion for continuous improvement and innovation.
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  • Memphis
    Grades: NS-12 | 826 students
    2.9 miles
    1381 W Massey Rd
    Memphis, TN 38120
    (901) 474-1000
    2.9 NS-12
    826
  • Memphis
    Grades: PK-12 | 418 students
    2.9 miles
    2520 Ridgeway Road
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 380-9192
    2.9 PK-12
    418
  • Memphis
    Grades: NS-8 | 348 students
    0.8 miles
    5217 Park Ave
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 685-0976
    0.8 NS-8
    348
  • Memphis
    Grades: K-12 | 94 students
    2.9 miles
    2550 Ridgeway Rd
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 474-1081
    2.9 K-12
    94
  • Memphis
    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
    5.9 miles
    5470 Raleigh Lagrange Rd
    Memphis, TN 38134
    (901) 386-8161
    5.9 PK-12
    154

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