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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 596 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1952

Student Body

Total Students
596 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Harding Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 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 Code
Casual
(uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Grade Level Cost Senior Kindergarten $10,995 Grades 1–5 $12,495 Grades 6–8 $13,995 Grades 9–12 $15,295
Admissions Director
Anne Nowlin
Admissions Associate
Kellee Bowman

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 596 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Memphis, TN is $11,441 for elementary schools and $13,185 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Memphis, TN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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