Spirited and dynamic.  Unapologetically academic.  Harpeth Hall is a college preparatory school for girls in grades 5-12 in Nashville, TN. Here, girls and young women are poised for exciting, transformative growth.
A Harpeth Hall girl is an independent thinker, strong leader, authentic spirit, and empathetic friend.
We believe that an all-girls environment gives every Harpeth Hall student the space and the freedom to stretch her mind, to raise her hand, to use her voice and amplify it-early and often.
Both self-aware and self-reliant, our highly capable girls are confident leaders, armed with the motivation to pursue their bravest ambitions and the skills to achieve them.
Our students leave Harpeth Hall empowered to take on the world and fully prepared to change it.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 720 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $31,750
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 3

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Top Rankings

Harpeth Hall School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
720 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Harpeth Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
103 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 3
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School tuition for 2021-2022 is $31,305 Upper School tuition for 2021-2022 is $31,750
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Jessica Viner
Admissions Associate
Natasha Robinson
Endowment Size
$64 million


School Notes

  • Within the school`s gates and in the wider world,the identity of Harpeth Hall is found in the lives of its dynamic students.The Harpeth Hall student is a young woman who, like Nashville, is poised for exciting, transformative growth, with limitless intellectual and personal potential.
  • We develop the whole student.
  • Yes, academics come first-but we believe our 21st-century leaders must also be team players and change agents, able to see multiple perspectives and find common ground. Our athletics program challenges our students to push themselves; our visual, musical and performing arts programs offer new forms of expression; and our robust list of clubs, organizations, and service learning projects foster the strong sense of community that our girls carry out into the world. 
  • Our teachers value rigor, but not at the expense of risk. We teach big thinkers.Our teachers encourage collaboration and instill excellence. They`re thoughtful and intrepid innovators in the classroom and mentors in the lab and the library, on the stage and the playing field. And they`re completely dedicated to educating girls-creating pedagogy and coursework that brings out the very best in their students. 
  • We don`t want economics to stand between us and Nashville`s best students. Harpeth Hall is committed to a student body that reflects Nashville-and to the richness that comes with a diverse, increasingly cosmopolitan population. We celebrate myriad cultures, multiple perspectives, and mutual respect; and, thus, we work actively with parents of qualified daughters to make a Harpeth Hall education accessible and affordable. 
  • Our students are accepted to - and thrive at - the nation`s best colleges and universities. But they certainly don`t stop there. They earn graduate degrees, they launch companies, they become artists, Olympians, neurosurgeons, policy leaders, and community volunteers. They leave Harpeth Hall empowered to take on the world and fully prepared to change it.
  • Our mission is to teach girls and young women to think critically, to lead confidently, and to live honorably. Harpeth Hall is a school that offers an unparalleled educational experience. We invite you to explore Harpeth Hall.
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 720 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $31,750
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 3

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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $15,667 for elementary schools and $19,639 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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