Best Tennessee Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 private schools with special program emphasis serving 1,944 students in Tennessee.
The best top ranked with special program emphasis private schools in Tennessee include Agathos Classical School and Rivers Edge Christian Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 92%, which is higher than the Tennessee private school average acceptance rate of 85%.
64% of private schools with special program emphasis in Tennessee are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).
Special education schools primarily serve specific student groups such as those that may be hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, health impaired, orthopedically impaired, cognitive delays/impairments, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-handicapped, visually handicapped, or deaf and blind.

Top Ranked Tennessee Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Agathos Classical School
Agathos Classical School Photo - "PRO-ton, NEU-tron, e-LEC-tron, YEAH!" Students chant about the parts of an atom before other classes during an assembly.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
1201 Mapleash Ave
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 388-0556
Grades: PK-12
| 330 students
Rivers Edge Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
Po Box 31829
Knoxville, TN 37930
(865) 212-5575
Grades: K-12
| 390 students
Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool
Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
1827 Mill St
Pulaski, TN 38478
(931) 363-4144
Grades: PK-1
| 82 students
Collegedale Adventist Middle School
Special Program Emphasis (Seventh Day Adventist)
4856 College Dr. E
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 396-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 181 students
J Frank White Academy
Special Program Emphasis
6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy
Harrogate, TN 37752
(423) 869-6295
Grades: K-12
| 170 students
Jonathan Edwards Classical Academy
Jonathan Edwards Classical Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
4479 Jackson Rd
Whites Creek, TN 37189
(615) 876-7291
Grades: K-12
| 160 students
Lighthouse Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
5576 Highway 52 W
Lafayette, TN 37083
(800) 551-3715
Grades: PK-K
| 5 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.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
3201 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 354-0270
Grades: NS-8
| 165 students
Margolin Hebrew Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
390 S White Station Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 682-2400
Grades: PK-12
| 191 students
The Phoenix School For Creative Learning
Special Program Emphasis
2404 Arthur Road
Germantown, TN 38138
(901) 757-4360
Grades: 6-12
| 21 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
| 234 students
Sequatchie Valley Preparatory Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(1)
1050 Ray Hixson Rd
Dunlap, TN 37327
(423) 554-4677
Grades: 6-10
| 15 students
Skyuka Hall
Skyuka Hall Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
5600 Brainerd Road Suite A-24
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 877-9711
Grades: K-12
| students
Sylvan Prep Academy
Special Program Emphasis
728 South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 528-2543
Grades: K-12
| students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools with special program emphasis in Tennessee?
The top ranked private schools with special program emphasis in Tennessee include Agathos Classical School and Rivers Edge Christian Academy.
How many private schools with special program emphasis are located in Tennessee?
14 private schools with special program emphasis are located in Tennessee.
How diverse are private schools with special program emphasis in Tennessee?
Tennessee private schools with special program emphasis are approximately 11% minority students, which is lower than the Tennessee private school average of 19%.
What percentage of private schools with special program emphasis are religiously affiliated in Tennessee?
64% of private schools with special program emphasis in Tennessee are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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