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St. George's Independent School Photo #1 - Chapel is an integral part of our Episcopal identity.
St. George's Independent School is an Episcopal school dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, preparing students for a life of learning and meaningful contribution in an inclusive learning community that nurtures outstanding academic achievement, relationships, leadership and character reinforced by Judeo-Christian values.
As an Episcopal School, St. George`s welcomes and respects all religious, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our community recognizes and values the dignity of each person. We affirm differences as sources of strength that create a culture of transformative diversity, building upon shared experiences that deepen our humanity and enhance the intellectual, social, spiritual and moral development of all students.
We believe that valuing diversity and inclusion is sacred and living this value transforms our institution, our people and the greater community.St. George's is a community of learners who believe that learning is a lifelong endeavor. It is a place to find not only knowledge, but also the skills necessary for this lifetime of learning.
St. George's believes in a holistic approach to education. Thus, in preparing students for high academic challenges, it is a place where one also finds an emphasis on spiritual, physical, and social development. It is a place where mind, body, and spirit grow as one.
St. George's highly esteems truth and honor. An honor code supports an environment where compassion, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, perseverance, work, and faith thrive.
St. George's values the development of individual character. Thus, it is a place for exploration and learning about others and oneself.St. George's believes in fostering positive relationships between girls and boys, women and men. We value the coeducational nature of our school and provide ample opportunities for both male and female students, faculty, and administrators to excel.
St. George's believes that students have multiple talents and abilities. It is a place where students' unique gifts are recognized and nurtured and doors are opened to diverse fields of expression, creativity, and appreciation through a curriculum of core subject areas and varied co-curricular programs.
St. George's believes in the mutual support of home, school, and community in the development of young women and men. St. George's endeavors to create and provide collaborative opportunities to enrich the educational development of its students and its own role as a part of the greater community. Likewise, civic service is a prominent element of our educational program.
St. George's also believes it must take a leadership role in the conservation of environmental resources. As good stewards of these resources, St. George's will uphold the principles of sustainable design and continue its history of environmental education to promote these values within its student body.
St. George's believes in preparing young women and men to seize their futures with confidence and passion as they go forward to make meaningful contributions to our community and the world.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,086 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,650
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. George's Independent School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
1,086 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
St. George's Independent School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
138 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1357
Average ACT score
30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PK-12th range: $10,485-$22,650
% on Financial Aid
44%
Admissions Director
Will Bladt
Admissions Associate
Holly Labarreare

Sports

School Notes

  • St. George's Independent School is a co-educational school of excellence preparing students for a life of learning and meaningful contribution through dedication to high academic achievement and the development of moral character reinforced by judeo Christian values.
  • Our philosophy is student-centered.
  • High academic standards are balanced by the recognition that students may excel and learn in many areas, whether in the classroom, on the athletic field, in the art studio, or on the stage.
  • Our educational approach is holistic; we nurture students' bodies and souls, as well as their minds.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. George's Independent School cost?

St. George's Independent School's tuition is approximately $22,650 for private students.

What sports does St. George's Independent School offer?

St. George's Independent School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo and Wrestling. St. George's Independent School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for most sports offered.

What is St. George's Independent School's ranking?

St. George's Independent School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Highest average SAT score, Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for St. George's Independent School?

The application deadline for St. George's Independent School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,086 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,650
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Shelby County, TN is $11,654 for elementary schools and $14,565 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Shelby County, TN is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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