Templeton Academy - Nashville

The mission of Templeton Academy is to transform the lives of its students by providing highly individualized, experiential education in small classes with dedicated and skilled educators.
We are small enough to be personally in touch with every individual, yet large enough to offer a broad range of courses.
Our model combines a warm, inviting atmosphere with great teaching that allows our students to flourish.

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Templeton Academy - Nashville places among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded2019

Student Body

Total Students77 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Templeton Academy - Nashville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 16 / Mar. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,550
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTee Wilson
Admissions AssociateNashville Information


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsCross Country, Cross Fit, Dance, Flag Football, Rock Climbing, Track and Field, WrestlingCross CountryCross Fit,
DanceFlag Football,
Rock ClimbingTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Nashville is a city of both tradition and innovation as a leader in the music, healthcare, hospitality, and tech industries. Nashville's rapid growth brings a hundred new people to the city each day. While the city is making sweeping changes to embrace the city's growth and innovation- one field has remained stagnant- education. With Templeton Academy's commitment to making private school affordable, parents can choose a model that includes personalization and experiential learning. Templeton Academy's mission, to transform the lives of its students by providing highly individualized, dynamic and experiential education in small classes with dedicated and skilled educators' offers parents an education alternative that reflects their values. The city's focus on innovation makes this an incredible fit for students to really explore the city while learning. 

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School Reviews

My daughter started high school at Templeton Academy this year. She has been very happy with her experience here. The students take two subjects each term (there are "two" terms per semester). This allows them to dive deep into two subjects, which has been helping my daughter retain information better. She is working hard and learning a lot. She also likes the "hands on" philosophy of "project based" learning. The kids have shown great confidence displaying projects they have created through their learning experiences. It's also helpful that Templeton Academy uses Nashville as a classroom, taking regular field trips around the city for learning purposes. They are learning a lot by "seeing and doing, creating" versus just "memorizing....
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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $11,794 for elementary schools and $17,927 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nashville, TN is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).