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

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 43 top private schools in Tennessee belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 21,582 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 (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 290 Quintard Rd
    Sewanee, TN 37375
    (931)598-5651

    Grades: 6-12 | 254 students
  • Abintra Montessori School
    Abintra Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    914 Davidson Drive
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)352-4317

    Grades: PK-8 | 138 students
  • Avondale Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    1201 N Orchard Knob Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37406
    (901)767-4494

    Grades: PK-8 | 39 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 | 1067 students
  • 219 Granny White Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)523-0611

    Grades: 6-12 | 786 students
  • 1950 Hixson Pike
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (423)267-8546

    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
  • 425 Alcoa Trail
    Maryville, TN 37804
    (865)494-1222

    Grades: PK-12 | 293 students
  • Currey Ingram Academy
    Currey Ingram Academy Photo - This is the view as you drive on campus. The building straight ahead is the new student center and administrative building, Jennifer & Billy Frist Hall. It opened in August 2013 and includes a K-12 dining hall and library/technology center, as well as all core campus administrative offices.
    Special Program Emphasis
    6544 Murray Lane
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)507-3242

    Grades: K-12 | 318 students
  • 300 Danyacrest Drive
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615)883-2926

    Grades: NS-12 | 836 students
  • 211 Ensworth Place
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)250-8916

    Grades: K-12 | 1073 students
  • 950 Episcopal School Way
    Knoxville, TN 37932
    (865)777-9032

    Grades: PK-8 | 295 students
  • 4700 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615)832-8845

    Grades: PK-12 | 756 students
  • 205 Island Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (423)634-7600

    Grades: 6-12 | 621 students
  • 246 S. Belvedere Blvd.
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901)278-0200

    Grades: NS-8 | 518 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 | 495 students
  • 3801 Hobbs Road
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615)297-9543

    Grades: 5-12 | 698 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)762-6672

    Grades: NS-12 | 896 students
  • Immaculate Comception Mid. - High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    1725 Central Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901)276-6341

    Grades: 9-12 | 207 students
  • Lipscomb Academy
    Lipscomb Academy Photo - "At the Elementary School, your child will be individually known and loved," Jonathan Sheahen, Elementary School Principal
    (Church of Christ)
    3901 Granny White Pike
    Nashville, TN 37204
    (615)966-1600

    Grades: NS-12 | 1265 students
  • 1666 Jackson Ave
    Memphis, TN 38107
    (901)725-9998

    Grades: PK-2 | 87 students
  • 500 Dodds Ave
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
    (423)624-8300

    Grades: 6-12 | 927 students
  • 6191 Park Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901)260-1304

    Grades: 7-12 | 630 students
  • Montessori Centre
    Montessori School
    4608 Granny White Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615)673-0897

    Grades: PK-K | 138 students
  • 4001 Harding Road
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)298-5514

    Grades: 7-12 | 787 students
  • 4815 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615)297-6544

    Grades: PK-6 | n/a students
  • Presbyterian Day School
    Presbyterian Day School Photo - Boys aren't afraid to get their hands dirty while learning!
    All-boys (Presbyterian)
    4025 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)842-4600

    Grades: NS-6 | 570 students
  • 4830 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901)435-5818

    Grades: NS-12 | 841 students
  • St. Ann School
    St. Ann School Photo - Learning is Fun
    (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: PK-8 | 189 students
  • 1880 Wolf River Blvd
    Collierville, TN 38017
    (901)457-2000

    Grades: PK-12 | 1167 students
  • 3749 Kimball Ave
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)261-3920

    Grades: NS-5 | 126 students
  • St. Mary's Episcopal School
    St. Mary's Episcopal School Photo
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    60 Perkins Extended
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901)537-1405

    Grades: NS-12 | 786 students
  • 5035 Hillsboro Road
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615)269-4751

    Grades: PK-6 | 372 students
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