Largest Tennessee Private Schools

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  • The average private school in Tennessee has approximately 188 students (2020).
  • The private schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest private school in Tennessee is Briarcrest Christian High School with 1,560 students.

Largest Tennessee Private Schools (2020)

  • School # Students Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Briarcrest Christian High School
    Briarcrest Christian High School Photo - Beginning at the preschool level, our commitment is to educate the total student, providing a nurturing, balanced, well-rounded educational experience and to help young men and women achieve their full potential in all facets of life. Briarcrest Christian School is a non-denominational, co-educational environment in which the Christian world view and biblical values are taught and practiced in everyday.
    (Christian)
    Students: 1,560
    Grades: 9-1276 S. Houston Levee Road
    Eads, TN 38028
    (901)765-4600

  • Rank: #22. Students: 1,367
    Grades: NS-1211704 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37934
    (865)966-8858

  • Rank: #33.
    Chattanooga Christian School
    Chattanooga Christian School Photo - Front Entrance
    (Christian)
    Students: 1,273
    Grades: PK-123354 Charger Drive
    Chattanooga, TN 37409
    (423)265-6411

  • Rank: #44.
    Lipscomb Academy
    Lipscomb Academy Photo - "At the Elementary School, your child will be individually known and loved," Jonathan Sheahen, Elementary School Principal
    (Church of Christ)
    Students: 1,265
    Grades: NS-123901 Granny White Pike
    Nashville, TN 37204
    (615)966-1600

  • Rank: #55.
    St George's Independent School
    (Episcopal)
    Students: 1,167
    Grades: PK-121880 Wolf River Blvd
    Collierville, TN 38017
    (901)457-2000

  • Rank: #66.
    The Ensworth School
    Students: 1,073
    Grades: K-12211 Ensworth Place
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)250-8916

  • Rank: #77.
    Silverdale Baptist Academy
    Silverdale Baptist Academy Photo - 2018 State Softball Champions!
    (Baptist)
    Students: 1,072
    Grades: PK-127236 Bonny Oaks Drive
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (423)892-2319

  • Rank: #88. Students: 1,071
    Grades: K-122000 Edgehill Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37212
    (615)321-8000

  • Rank: #99.
    Baylor School
    Baylor School Photo - Baylor's 690-acre campus is located on the Tennessee River and surrounded by mountains.
    Students: 1,067
    Grades: 6-12171 Baylor School Road
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (423)267-5902

  • Rank: #1010. Students: 1,043
    Grades: NS-12232 McClellan Road
    Jackson, TN 38305
    (731)664-0812

  • Rank: #1111.
    Goodpasture Christian School
    (Church of Christ)
    Students: 1,005
    Grades: NS-12619 W Due West Avenue
    Madison, TN 37115
    (615)868-2600

  • Rank: #1212. Students: 986
    Grades: K-129800 Webb School Ln
    Knoxville, TN 37923
    (865)291-3830

  • Rank: #1313.
    Boyd-Buchanan School
    (Church of Christ)
    Students: 980
    Grades: NS-124650 Buccaneer Trail
    Chattanooga, TN 37411
    (423)629-7610

  • Rank: #1414.
    Columbia Academy
    Columbia Academy Photo - One of our Upper School classes touring our historic campus!
    (Church of Christ)
    Students: 955
    Grades: NS-121101 W 7th St
    Columbia, TN 38401
    (931)388-5363

  • Rank: #1515.
    Father Ryan High School
    Father Ryan High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 934
    Grades: 9-12700 Norwood Drive
    Nashville, TN 37204
    (615)383-4200

  • Rank: #1616.
    Mccallie School
    Mccallie School Photo - Chapel
    All-boys
    Students: 927
    Grades: 6-12500 Dodds Ave
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
    (423)624-8300

  • Rank: #1717.
    Hutchison School
    Hutchison School Photo - At Hutchison, girls discover the joy of learning.
    All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
    Students: 896
    Grades: NS-121740 Ridgeway Rd
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901)762-6672

  • Rank: #1818.
    Christian Academy Of Knoxville
    Christian Academy Of Knoxville Photo - See dress rehearsal here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRIlo5qNwoY
    (Christian)
    Students: 891
    Grades: NS-12529 Academy Way
    Knoxville, TN 37923
    (865)813-4225

  • Rank: #1919.
    St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 841
    Grades: NS-124830 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901)435-5818

  • Rank: #2020.
    Donelson Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Students: 836
    Grades: NS-12300 Danyacrest Drive
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615)883-2926

  • Rank: #2121.
    Christian Brothers High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 830
    Grades: 9-125900 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38120
    (901)682-7801

  • Rank: #2222. Students: 820
    Grades: NS-121381 W Massey Rd
    Memphis, TN 38120
    (901)474-1000

  • Rank: #2323.
    Jackson Christian School
    (Church of Christ)
    Students: 818
    Grades: NS-12832 Country Club Lane
    Jackson, TN 38305
    (731)668-8055

  • Rank: #2424.
    Montgomery Bell Academy
    Montgomery Bell Academy Photo - Montgomery Bell Academy's 146th Commencement
    All-boys
    Students: 795
    Grades: 7-124001 Harding Road
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)298-5514

  • Rank: #2525. Students: 791
    Grades: K-12336 Ernest Rice Lane
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615)794-3501

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    Brentwood Academy
    Brentwood Academy Photo - The Iron Eagles Robotics team has qualified and competed in the VEX World Robotics competition for the past three years, winning the coveted Design Award in 2015.
    (Christian)
    Students: 786
    Grades: 6-12219 Granny White Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)523-0611

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    St. Mary's Episcopal School
    St. Mary's Episcopal School Photo
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    Students: 786
    Grades: NS-1260 Perkins Extended
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901)537-1405

  • Rank: #28-2928.-29.
    Franklin Road Academy
    Franklin Road Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Students: 756
    Grades: PK-124700 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615)832-8845

  • Rank: #28-2928.-29.
    Grace Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    Students: 756
    Grades: K-125914 Beaver Ridge Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37931
    (865)691-3427

  • Rank: #3030.
    Nashville Christian School
    Nashville Christian School Photo - At Nashville Christian, the administrators, teachers, coaches, and staff seek to mentor and guide each student into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. Our goal is that each senior graduates equipped with not only a great education, but also with solid personal faith that will carry them throughout the rest of their lives.
    (Christian)
    Students: 745
    Grades: PK-127555 Sawyer Brown Road
    Nashville, TN 37221
    (615)356-5600

  • Rank: #3131.
    Harpeth Hall School
    Harpeth Hall School Photo - The Harpeth Hall student is an independent thinker, a thoughtful risk-taker, a problem solver, a clarion voice, an authentic spirit and an empathetic friend.
    All-girls
    Students: 715
    Grades: 5-123801 Hobbs Road
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615)297-9543

  • Rank: #3232.
    St. Henry Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 699
    Grades: K-96401 Harding Rd
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)352-1328

  • Rank: #3333.
    Middle Tennessee Christian School
    Middle Tennessee Christian School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Students: 668
    Grades: PK-12100 E MTCS Rd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615)893-0601

  • Rank: #3434.
    Sacred Heart Cathedral School
    Sacred Heart Cathedral School Photo - Welcome to Sacred Heart Cathedral School in Knoxville, Tennessee, the largest school in the Diocese of Knoxville. We're more than a classroom, we're a community!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 664
    Grades: PK-8711 S Northshore Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865)588-0415

  • Rank: #3535.
    Collegedale Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Students: 656
    Grades: PK-124855 College Drive East
    Collegedale, TN 37315
    (423)396-2124

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