Thackston School

  • Thackston School is a co-educational independent elementary school serving students in preschool through fifth grade.
  • It is our mission to offer a nurturing environment so students may seek academic excellence; to recognize and develop each student's unique talents and gifts; and to assist students in making self-directed, realistic, and responsible decisions.

Top Placements

Thackston School places among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded1920
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Thackston School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants, plaid jumpers/skirts, collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristi Wofford
Admissions AssociateDeborah Wofford
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Knoxville
    Grades: PK-5 | 69 students
    2.3 miles
    4311 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865)525-6042
    2.3 PK-5
    69
  • Knoxville
    Garden Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 171 students
    6 miles
    3225 Garden Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37918
    (865)688-6776
    6 PK-8
    171
  • Knoxville
    Giving Tree Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 38 students
    1 miles
    7728 Nubbin Ridge Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865)691-2661
    1 PK-K
    38
  • Knoxville
    Mead Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-3 | 35 students
    3.5 miles
    2647 Bafford Pl
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    (865)577-0760
    3.5 PK-3
    35
  • Knoxville
    Grades: PK-12 | 139 students
    3.9 miles
    5020 Pleasant Ridge Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37912
    (865)523-5261
    3.9 PK-12
    139

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The average private school tuition in Knoxville, TN is $7,387 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Knoxville, TN is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).