Best Tennessee Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 549 private schools serving 102,894 students in Tennessee.
The average private school tuition is $10,226 for elementary schools and $10,537 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Tennessee include Pope John Paul II Preparatory School, St. Marys School and St. Paul Christian Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 88% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 20% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
70% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Tennessee Private Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
74
19,908
17%
42
12,051
16%
49
10,677
15%
10
2,194
8%
113
25,783
33%
13
1,666
17%

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