Top 10 Best Tennessee Private Preschools Belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 private preschools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) serving 13,112 students in Tennessee. You can also find more schools membership associations in Tennessee.
The top ranked private preschools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Tennessee include Lipscomb Academy, Webb School Of Knoxville and Presbyterian Day School.
The average tuition cost is $16,588, which is higher than the Tennessee private preschool average tuition cost of $9,228.
66% of private preschools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Tennessee are religiously affiliated (most commonly Episcopal and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Preschools Belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Tennessee (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Presbyterian Day School
Presbyterian Day School Photo - PDS
All-boys (Presbyterian)
(3)
4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 842-4600
Grades: PK-6
| 463 students
St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School
St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School Photo - Teachers foster meaningful connections and offer support so every student feels a sense of belonging.
(Catholic)
(7)
4830 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 435-5819
Grades: PK-12
| 773 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
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
(1)
6544 Murray Lane
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 507-3242
Grades: PK-12
| 402 students
The Bright School
The Bright School Photo
(2)
1950 McDade Lane
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-8546
Grades: NS-5
| 350 students
Donelson Christian Academy
(Christian)
300 Danyacrest Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-2926
Grades: PK-12
| 873 students
Episcopal School Of Knoxville
Episcopal School Of Knoxville Photo - Athletics at ESK are inclusive and allow kids to experience team sports and learning a new skill in a safe and supportive environment.
(Episcopal)
(4)
950 Episcopal School Way
Knoxville, TN 37932
(865) 777-9032
Grades: PK-8
| 391 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
Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal School
Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal School Photo - Historic Miss Lee's Preschool at GSL offers a play-based curriculum serving ages 2 to 4 in multiple Little Lukers, Pre-Kindergarten, and Junior Kindergarten classrooms. Miss Lee's celebrates 100 years in Memphis in 2024!
(Episcopal)
(8)
246 S. Belvedere Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 278-0200
Grades: NS-8
| 448 students
Harding Academy
Harding Academy Photo
(11)
170 Windsor Drive
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 356-5510
Grades: PK-8
| 500 students
Hutchison School
Hutchison School Photo - At Hutchison, girls discover the joy of learning.
All-girls
(8)
1740 Ridgeway Rd
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 762-6672
Grades: NS-12
| 819 students
Lipscomb Academy
Lipscomb Academy Photo
(Church of Christ)
(2)
3901 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 966-1600
Grades: NS-12
| 1,499 students
The Oak Hill School
The Oak Hill School Photo
(Presbyterian)
4815 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 297-6544
Grades: PK-6
| 536 students
St. Ann School
St. Ann School Photo - Science Experiments
(Catholic)
5105 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 269-0568
Grades: PK-8
| 155 students
St. Mary's Episcopal School
St. Mary's Episcopal School Photo - Middle School is a time of transformation. A dedicated faculty - who know both the ins and outs of their subject matter, as well as the ups and downs of a girl's life during these critical years - challenges students to develop the reading, writing, and thinking skills they need for Upper School, college, and life.
All-girls (Episcopal)
(2)
60 Perkins Extended
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 537-1472
Grades: NS-12
| 822 students
Sumner Academy
Sumner Academy Photo - We believe that children's ideas, needs, and discoveries are best heard in small-group settings where instructor attention is more available.
(4)
464 Nichols Lane
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-1914
Grades: PK-8
| 148 students
232 McClellan Road
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 664-0812
Grades: PK-12
| 1,040 students
Webb School Of Knoxville
(1)
9800 Webb School Ln
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 291-3832
Grades: PK-12
| 1,036 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
Christian Heritage Academy
(Christian)
900 Trotwood Avenue
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 388-9718
Grades: PK-12
| 84 students
Episcopal School Of Nashville
Episcopal School Of Nashville Photo - The Episcopal School of Nashville, a diverse urban independent school, is dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students.
(Episcopal)
(1)
1310 ORDWAY PLACE
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 928-8611
Grades: PK-8
| 152 students
1669 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 725-2710
Grades: PK-8
| 200 students
Linden Waldorf School
Linden Waldorf School Photo - Abundant outdoor time and screen-free, experiential learning are hallmarks of a Waldorf education. Take a tour of our verdant, twelve acre campus and see why Linden Waldorf School addresses the head, hands, and heart of children from Early Childhood through 8th grade. Email us at outreach@lindenwaldorf.org.
Waldorf School
(1)
3201 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 354-0270
Grades: NS-8
| 164 students
Montessori Centre
Montessori School
4608 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 373-0897
Grades: PK-K
| 129 students
3749 Kimball Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 261-3920
Grades: NS-5
| 126 students
St. Nicholas School
St. Nicholas School Photo - St. Nicholas School is a private elementary Episcopal school in Chattanooga, Tennessee for preschool through fifth grade. Our outstanding preschool and elementary education, after school enrichment classes, comprehensive summer camp, and year round gardening programs faithfully follow our Mission and Core Values which guide everything we do.
(Episcopal)
7525 Min Tom Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 899-1999
Grades: PK-5
| 162 students
St. Peter's Episcopal School
St. Peter's Episcopal School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
(4)
848 Ashland Ter
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 870-1794
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Seymour Community Christian School
(Christian)
(6)
994 S Old Sevierville Pike
Seymour, TN 37865
(865) 577-5500
Grades: PK-12
| 126 students
Tri-cities Christian Schools
(Christian)
1500 Highway 75
Blountville, TN 37617
(423) 323-7128
Grades: PK-12
| 179 students

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