Top 20 Best Nashville Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 56 private schools serving 16,876 students in Nashville, TN (there are 123 public schools, serving 58,352 public students). 22% of all K-12 students in Nashville, TN are educated in private schools compared to the TN state average of 10%.
The best top ranked private schools in Nashville, TN include St. Paul Christian Academy, Franklin Road Academy and Templeton Academy - Nashville.
The average tuition cost is $15,071, which is higher than the Tennessee private school average tuition cost of $10,557.
61% of private schools in Nashville, TN are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Nashville Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Franklin Road Academy
Franklin Road Academy Photo
(Christian)
(6)
4700 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 832-8845
Grades: PK-12
| 1,040 students
St. Paul Christian Academy
St. Paul Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(1)
5033 Hillsboro Road
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 269-4751
Grades: PK-6
| 375 students
631 2nd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 601-0893
Grades: 5-12
| 77 students
Akiva School
Akiva School Photo
(Jewish)
(5)
809 Percy Warner Blvd
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 356-1880
Grades: K-6
| 67 students
Benton Hall Academy
Benton Hall Academy Photo
Special Education School (Christian)
(3)
5555 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 791-6467
Grades: 3-12
| 61 students
Christ Presbyterian Academy
(African Methodist Episcopal)
2323A Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 373-9550
Grades: PK-12
| 1,109 students
Christ The King School
Christ The King School Photo
(Catholic)
3105 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 292-9465
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Donelson Christian Academy
(Christian)
300 Danyacrest Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-2926
Grades: NS-12
| 673 students
The Ensworth School
The Ensworth School Photo - Ensworth is intentional in building a strong sense of community. Our students are inspired to achieve their best because they feel respected and cared for by their teachers and peers.
211 Ensworth Place
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 383-0661
Grades: K-12
| 1,189 students
Father Ryan High School
Father Ryan High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
700 Norwood Drive
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 383-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 914 students
Harding Academy
Harding Academy Photo
(7)
170 Windsor Drive
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 356-5510
Grades: PK-8
| 509 students
Harpeth Hall School
Harpeth Hall School Photo - The Harpeth Hall student is an independent thinker, a thoughtful risk-taker, a problem solver, a clarion voice, an authentic spirit and an empathetic friend.
All-girls
3801 Hobbs Road
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 297-9543
Grades: 5-12
| 730 students
Holy Rosary Academy
Holy Rosary Academy Photo
(Catholic)
190 Graylynn Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-1108
Grades: PK-8
| 323 students
Jesus Only Academy
(Pentecostal)
324 Glenrose Ave
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 242-6216
Grades: PK-12
| 31 students
Lipscomb Academy
Lipscomb Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
3901 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 966-1600
Grades: NS-12
| 1,499 students
Montessori East
Montessori East Photo - Language - Reading Analysis
Montessori School
801 Porter Rd
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 226-4588
Grades: NS-6
| 74 students
Montgomery Bell Academy
Montgomery Bell Academy Photo - Montgomery Bell Academy's 146th Commencement
All-boys
(1)
4001 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-5514
Grades: 7-12
| 834 students
Music City Montessori
Music City Montessori Photo - Pouring Work~Practical Life
Montessori School
3028 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 953-7555
Grades: NS-5
| 87 students
Nashville Christian School
Nashville Christian School Photo - At Nashville Christian, the administrators, teachers, coaches, and staff seek to mentor and guide each student into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. Our goal is that each senior graduates equipped with not only a great education, but also with solid personal faith that will carry them throughout the rest of their lives.
(Christian)
(7)
7555 Sawyer Brown Road
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 356-5600
Grades: PK-12
| 941 students
The Oak Hill School
The Oak Hill School Photo
(Presbyterian)
4815 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 297-6544
Grades: PK-6
| 533 students
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.
(Catholic)
(3)
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 292-5134
Grades: PK-6
| 277 students
St. Ann School
St. Ann School Photo - Science Experiments
(Catholic)
5105 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 269-0568
Grades: K-8
| 191 students
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.
(Catholic)
2304 Bernard Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 385-0440
Grades: NS-8
| 385 students
St. Edward Elementary School
St. Edward Elementary School Photo
(Catholic)
190 Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 833-5770
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
St. Henry Elementary School
(Catholic)
(4)
6401 Harding Rd
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 352-1328
Grades: K-9
| 699 students
2000 Edgehill Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 321-8000
Grades: K-12
| 1,071 students
Westminster School for Young Children
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
3900 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 297-0235
Grades: NS-PK
| 289 students
Abintra Montessori School
Abintra Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
914 Davidson Drive
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 352-4317
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
Born Again Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
858 W Trinity Ln
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 228-1430
Grades: PK-4
| 106 students
Casa Dei Montessori
Montessori School
7646 Highway 705
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 673-8000
Grades: PK-6
| 37 students
Children First, A Montessori Community
Montessori School
3420 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 292-8151
Grades: K-1
| 93 students
Children's House Of Nashville
Montessori School
3404 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-5647
Grades: PK-K
| 72 students
Clara Mohammed School
(Islamic)
3620 Buena Vista Pike Ste F
Nashville, TN 37218
(615) 485-3488
Grades: PK-6
| 10 students
The Covenant School
The Covenant School Photo - Located in the heart of Green Hills.
(Presbyterian)
(14)
33 Burton Hills Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 467-2313
Grades: NS-6
| 210 students
Davidson Academy
Davidson Academy Photo - Class of 22 classmates holding their DA preschool graduation photo.
(Christian)
(6)
1414 W. Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 860-5300
Grades: NS-12
| n/a students
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Nashville, Tennessee Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2803 Foster Ave Ste 101
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 333-0405
Grades: K-12
| 338 students
G4s Academy (Closed 2019)
Alternative School
279 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 921-8901
Grades: 7-11
| 23 students
3307 Brick Church Pike
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 227-5797
Grades: PK-8
| 80 students
4300 Park Ave
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 383-9681
Grades: PK-8
| 128 students
2204 Foster Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 254-7588
Grades: PK-8
| 131 students

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