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The Ensworth School Photo #1 - Ensworth is intentional in building a strong sense of community. Our students are inspired to achieve their best because they feel respected and cared for by their teachers and peers.
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The Ensworth School Photo #1 - Ensworth is intentional in building a strong sense of community. Our students are inspired to achieve their best because they feel respected and cared for by their teachers and peers.
The Ensworth School Photo #2 - Ensworth students are encouraged to question everything. When curiosity is valued, students naturally seek knowledge and become invested in the process of learning and discovery.
The Ensworth School Photo #3 - Ensworth athletic teams have won 24 state championships since 2008.
The Ensworth School Photo #4 - High School teams include 18 TSSAA-sanctioned sports, plus swimming & diving, ice hockey, mountain biking, and lacrosse.
The Ensworth School Photo #5 - Ensworth combines a nurturing community with a challenging program to create a unique, joyful environment where students develop the intellectual agility, self-confidence, and discipline they will need to meet future challenges.
The Ensworth School Photo #6 - Arts are part of the core curriculum at Ensworth. From kindergarten through twelfth grade, our students have a variety of opportunities to explore the creative process, embrace imagination, and cultivate an appreciation for fine arts.
The Ensworth School Photo #7 - From daily P.E. classes in Lower School to an individualized High School fitness program, Ensworth emphasizes the importance of physical and emotional wellbeing, providing the foundation for a lifetime of health and wellness.
The Ensworth School Photo #8 - Ensworth has 58 visual and performing arts courses across K-12 including a 13-year dance program.
The Ensworth School Photo #9 - At Ensworth, students are more than scholars, athletes, and artists-they are courageous and compassionate global citizens.
The Ensworth School Photo #10 - Ensworth has several auxiliary programs including the School of Dance, Aquatics, Golf, Tennis, sports leagues, and camps.
The Ensworth School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade, coeducational independent school.
The School promotes academic excellence and inspires students to be intellectually curious, to use their talents to the fullest, to be people of integrity, and to be contributors to society.
Students are encouraged to pursue intellectual challenges; think logically and critically; communicate clearly; be creative; be physically fit; develop good organizational and study skills; be conscientious and consistent in their studies; learn to set and achieve goals; develop confidence through individual effort; work effectively with others; be responsible; be respectful; be honest; and be good citizens.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,198 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 10 / rolling

Top Rankings

The Ensworth School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1958
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,198 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
The Ensworth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Economics, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Government, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Literature, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art
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Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial aid is need-based. Please call our office to request financial aid information
% on Financial Aid
13%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$17,000
Admissions Director
Rebekah Capps (K-8) and Ann West (9-12)
Endowment Size
$93 million

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School Notes

  • The Ensworth School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade, coeducational independent school.
  • The School promotes academic excellence and inspires students to be intellectually curious, to use their talents to the fullest, to be people of integrity, and to be contributors to society.
  • Students are encouraged to pursue intellectual challenges; think logically and critically; communicate clearly; be creative; be physically fit; develop good organizational and study skills; be conscientious and consistent in their studies; learn to set and achieve goals; develop confidence through individual effort; work effectively with others; be responsible; be respectful; be honest; and be good citizens.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,198 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 10 / rolling

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