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 Students1,071 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
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 NotesLower School: $21,624 Middle School: $24,628 High School: $26,832
% on Financial Aid
22%
Acceptance Rate
30%
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashville
    Grades: K-12 | 1170 students
    2.7 miles
    211 Ensworth Place
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 383-0661
    2.7 K-12
    1170
  • Nashville
    Grades: PK-12 | 823 students
    4.4 miles
    4700 Franklin Pike
    Nashville, TN 37220
    (615) 832-8845
    4.4 PK-12
    823
  • Nashville
    Christ Presbyterian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1109 students
    7.6 miles
    2323A Old Hickory Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615) 373-9550
    7.6 PK-12
    1109
  • Nashville
    Nashville Christian School
    Nashville Christian School Photo - At Nashville Christian, the administrators, teachers, coaches, and staff seek to mentor and guide each student into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. Our goal is that each senior graduates equipped with not only a great education, but also with solid personal faith that will carry them throughout the rest of their lives.
    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: PK-12 | 745 students
    7.8 miles
    7555 Sawyer Brown Road
    Nashville, TN 37221
    (615) 356-5600
    7.8 PK-12
    745
  • Franklin
    Grades: K-12 | 791 students
    13.8 miles
    336 Ernest Rice Lane
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615) 794-3501
    13.8 K-12
    791

School Reviews

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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 $11,794 for elementary schools and $17,927 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).