Sumner Academy

Tel: (615)452-1914
  • Our mission is to discover and cultivate each child's unique abilities.
  • Our Beliefs: We believe in nurturing a love of learning and encouraging the pursuit of excellence in all areas.
  • We believe in teaching with patience, compassion, and understanding in an academically-challenging and culturally-stimulating environment.
  • We believe in valuing the differences each student brings to our classroom.
  • We believe in collarborating with parents and the greater community to enhance our educational program.
  • We believe in creating and promoting an emotionally and physically safe environment.
  • We believe in fostering social and personal responsibility.  We are committed to implementing these beliefs with vision, passion and dedication.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Sumner Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,934
Tuition Notes PK tuition full day - $7,280 1/2 day - $5,200 Combo - $6,240 K tuition Full day - $8,840 Combo - $7,800 1st - 8th - $11,934.00
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lindsey Stewart


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountrySoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Birding, Book, Enviromental, Hockey, Math, Minecraft, Pinterest, Spanish, String, Technology, Yearbook Art, Birding, Book, Enviromental, Hockey, Math, Minecraft, Pinterest, Spanish, String, Technology, Yearbook,

School Notes

  • Sumner Academy - Vision - Passion - Dedication
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $8,473 for elementary schools and $9,613 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).