Best Tennessee Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 12 blue ribbon private schools serving 3,841 students in Tennessee.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Tennessee include Holy Rosary Academy, Knoxville Catholic High School and Overbrook School.
The average acceptance rate is 97%, which is higher than the Tennessee private school average acceptance rate of 88%.
92% of blue ribbon private schools in Tennessee are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Blue Ribbon Private Schools in Tennessee (2021)

School
Location
Students
Year
Holy Rosary Academy
Holy Rosary Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
190 Graylynn Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-1108
323 students
Year: 2013, 2020
Knoxville Catholic High School
Knoxville Catholic High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
9245 Fox Lonas Rd
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 560-0313
627 students
Year: 2008, 2012, 2014
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)
(3)
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 292-5134
303 students
Year: 2010
St. Bernard Academy
St. Bernard Academy Photo - SBA strives to connect our students' head, heart, and hands with various projects throughout the year. Service learning is incorporated at every level.
(Roman Catholic)
2020 24th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 385-0440
357 students
Year: 2017
St. Marys School
St. Marys School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
323 Vermont Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 483-9700
191 students
Year: 2010
St. Matthew Catholic School
St. Matthew Catholic School Photo - Experience the SMS Difference
(Roman Catholic)
533 Sneed Road W
Franklin, TN 37069
(615) 662-4044
462 students
Year: 2017
Hamilton Christian School
(Christian)
7122 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 894-6954
312 students
Year: n/a
Hixson SDA School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
6424 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-6515
24 students
Year: n/a
Montessori Academy
Montessori School
(1)
100 Montessori Dr.
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 833-3610
281 students
Year: n/a
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School Photo - At SFA, Our mission is to educate the whole child, helping them to discover their God-given gifts and talents while preparing them for high school and life in the 21st Century.
(Roman Catholic)
2100 N. Germantown Parkway
Cordova, TN 38016
(901) 388-7321
531 students
Year: 2010
St. Joseph School
(Roman Catholic)
1810 Howard Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 689-3424
249 students
Year: 2010
Tennessee Christian Preparatory School
(Christian)
(1)
4995 N Lee Highway
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 559-8939
181 students
Year: 2015

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