University School Of Nashville

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  • University School of Nashville models the best educational practices.
  • In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Greater Nashville, USN fosters each student`s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.
  • The school seeks to provide an educational experience which facilitates intellectual, aesthetic, social, emotional, and physical growth of students, who are regarded as individuals and are encouraged and expected to exercise an increasingly large measure of initiative and self-discipline as they mature.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1915
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesUSN Summer Camps range from $175 to 400 per week depending of the type of camp and whether its meets for half-day or full-day.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1071 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade University School Of Nashville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers129 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses20 courses
Average SAT score1331
Average ACT score29
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 10 / rolling
Tuition Notes$20,773 Lower School; $23,659 Middle School; $25,776 High School
% on Financial Aid
22%
Acceptance Rate
33%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJuliet Douglas
Admissions AssociateScott Collins

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
CrewCross Country,
CyclingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic tapestry of Greater Nashville, USN fosters each student`s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence. The school seeks to provide an educational experience which facilitates intellectual, aesthetic, social, emotional, and physical growth of students, who are regarded as individuals and are encouraged and expected to exercise an increasingly large measure of initiative and self-discipline as they mature.

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  • Nashville
    Grades: K-12 | 1073 students
    2.7 miles
    211 Ensworth Place
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)250-8916
    2.7 K-12
    1073
  • Nashville
    Grades: PK-12 | 756 students
    4.4 miles
    4700 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615)832-8845
    4.4 PK-12
    756
  • Nashville
    Grades: NS-12
    7.6 miles
    2323A Old Hickory Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615)373-9550
    7.6 NS-12
    n/a
  • Nashville
    Davidson Academy
    Davidson Academy Photo - DA Graduation '10
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12
    9.4 miles
    1414 W. Old Hickory Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37207
    (615)860-5300
    9.4 PK-12
    n/a
  • Nashville
    Grades: 5-12 | 715 students
    3.6 miles
    3801 Hobbs Road
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615)297-9543
    3.6 5-12
    715

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Both of my children attended USN for high school. They came from a private K-8 in Nashville. They came to a welcoming community of students and top notch educators. Our family felt fortunate that our children went there. Both had full educational experiences with great extra-curricular opportunities.
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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $11,263 for elementary schools and $16,100 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nashville, TN is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).