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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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 of Color
State avg.: 15%
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 DirectorKalee Barbis
Admissions AssociateJessica Stein


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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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Templeton Academy - Nashville is Hermitage Hall (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school and preschool is Overbrook School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashville
     Overbrook School
    Overbrook School Photo - An outdoor mini farm provides students with opportunities to engage in real-life learning situations with special emphasis on inquiry-based tasks related to engineering and environmental studies. The school has established a garden, greenhouse, chicken coop and sheep barn learning area on school grounds.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 303 students
    0.9 miles
    4210 Harding Pike
    Nashville, TN 37205
    0.9 NS-8
  • Nashville
    Hermitage Hall
    Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12 | 162 students
    1 miles
    1220 8th Ave S
    Nashville, TN 37203
    1 3-12
  • Nashville
    Grades: PK-K | 37 students
    1.1 miles
    1215 21st Ave S Rm 6209 South Tower
    Nashville, TN 37232
    1.1 PK-K
  • Nashville
    Grades: K-12 | 1071 students
    1.7 miles
    2000 Edgehill Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37212
    1.7 K-12
  • Nashville
    Nashville Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    1.9 miles
    945 S Douglas Ave
    Nashville, TN 37204
    1.9 9-12

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 $11,729 for elementary schools and $15,546 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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