Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private Schools in Tennessee

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For the 2021 school year, there are 45 top private schools in Tennessee belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 22,029 students.
The National Association of Independent Schools, governed by a board of trustees and staffed by approximately 40 individuals, is a membership organization and the national voice of independent education. NAIS represents approximately 1,400 independent schools and associations in the United States, and affiliates with independent schools abroad as well. We offer a broad variety of services and products. The NAIS Principles of Good Practice for member schools define high standards and ethical behavior in key areas of independent school operations.You can also find more schools membership associations in Tennessee.

Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Currey Ingram Academy
    Currey Ingram Academy Photo - This is the east side of Jennifer & Billy Frist Hall as seen from the fields behind the Lower School.
    Special Education School
    6544 Murray Lane
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 507-3242

    Grades: NS-12 | 318 students
  • 4700 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 832-8845

    Grades: PK-12 | 925 students
  • Presbyterian Day School
    Presbyterian Day School Photo - PDS
    All-boys (Presbyterian)
    4025 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901) 842-4600

    Grades: NS-6 | 519 students
  • 290 Quintard Rd
    Sewanee, TN 37375
    (931) 598-5651

    Grades: 6-12 | 211 students
  • Abintra Montessori School
    Abintra Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    914 Davidson Drive
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 352-4317

    Grades: PK-8 | n/a students
  • Avondale Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    1201 N Orchard Knob Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37406
    (423) 698-5028

    Grades: PK-8 | 37 students
  • 336 Ernest Rice Lane
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615) 794-3501

    Grades: K-12 | 791 students
  • 171 Baylor School Road
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (423) 267-5902

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,022 students
  • Brentwood Academy
    Brentwood Academy Photo - The Iron Eagles Robotics team has qualified and competed in the VEX World Robotics competition for the past three years, winning the coveted Design Award in 2015.
    (Christian)
    219 Granny White Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 523-0611

    Grades: 6-12 | 676 students
  • 1950 McDade Lane
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (423) 267-8546

    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
  • Clayton-Bradley Academy
    Clayton-Bradley Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    425 Alcoa Trail
    Maryville, TN 37804
    (865) 494-1222

    Grades: PK-12 | 320 students
  • 300 Danyacrest Drive
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 883-2926

    Grades: NS-12 | 673 students
  • 211 Ensworth Place
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 383-0661

    Grades: K-12 | 1,170 students
  • 950 Episcopal School Way
    Knoxville, TN 37932
    (865) 777-9032

    Grades: PK-8 | 295 students
  • 1310 ORDWAY PLACE
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 928-8611

    Grades: PK-7 | 94 students
  • 205 Island Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (423) 634-7600

    Grades: 6-12 | 624 students
  • 246 S. Belvedere Blvd.
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901) 278-0200

    Grades: NS-8 | 456 students
  • 544 Canton Hollow Road
    Knoxville, TN 37934
    (865) 777-0197

    Grades: 6-8 | 37 students
  • 170 Windsor Drive
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 356-5510

    Grades: PK-8 | 517 students
  • 3801 Hobbs Road
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615) 297-9543

    Grades: 5-12 | 720 students
  • Hutchison School
    Hutchison School Photo - At Hutchison, girls discover the joy of learning.
    All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
    1740 Ridgeway Rd
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 761-2220

    Grades: NS-12 | 833 students
  • Immaculate Comception Mid. - High School
    Immaculate Comception Mid. - High School Photo - ICCS's Early Childhood program is fun -- but it's not playschool! Beginning with our 3-year-old class, students are taught critical skills to build upon at the next grade level including reading, intensive Spanish, music, and mindfulness classes.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    1725 Central Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901) 276-6341

    Grades: 9-12 | 207 students
  • 3201 Hillsboro Pike
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615) 354-0270

    Grades: NS-8 | 204 students
  • Lipscomb Academy
    Lipscomb Academy Photo - "At the Elementary School, your child will be individually known and loved," Jonathan Sheahen, Elementary School Principal
    (Christian)
    3901 Granny White Pike
    Nashville, TN 37204
    (615) 966-1600

    Grades: NS-12 | 1,224 students
  • 1666 Jackson Ave
    Memphis, TN 38107
    (901) 725-9900

    Grades: PK-2 | 78 students
  • Mccallie School
    Mccallie School Photo - Chapel
    All-boys (Christian)
    500 Dodds Ave
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
    (423) 624-8300

    Grades: 6-12 | 919 students
  • 6191 Park Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 260-1304

    Grades: 7-12 | 665 students
  • Montessori Centre
    Montessori School
    4608 Granny White Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 373-0897

    Grades: PK-K | 135 students
  • 4001 Harding Road
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 298-5514

    Grades: 7-12 | 809 students
  • The Oak Hill School
    The Oak Hill School Photo
    (Presbyterian)
    4815 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 297-6544

    Grades: PK-6 | 508 students
  • 4830 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901) 435-5825

    Grades: PK-12 | 853 students
  • St. Ann School
    St. Ann School Photo - Science Experiments
    (Roman Catholic)
    5105 Charlotte Pike
    Nashville, TN 37209
    (615) 269-0568

    Grades: K-8 | 191 students
  • St. Dominic School For Boys
    St. Dominic School For Boys Photo - Big brother/Little Brother Bowling Fun
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    30 Avon Road
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901) 435-5801

    Grades: NS-8 | 189 students
  • 1880 Wolf River Blvd
    Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 457-2000

    Grades: NS-12 | 1,110 students
  • 3749 Kimball Ave
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901) 261-3920

    Grades: NS-5 | 126 students
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