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From the Counselors

Greetings from Brentwood Academy! We are grateful for your interest in our students and our school and look forward to hosting you this calendar year. Having served on the college admissions side, we know your time is valuable, and we are committed to doing our best to accommodate you in your travels through the Nashville area.

Our students are anxious to hear about the exciting opportunities your institution can afford them. From admissions trends and majors to building projects and extracurricular activities, the information you share is invaluable. It is because of you that we can be of better service to our students, and for this reason among many others, we value the chance to build and develop relationships with you. We wish you safe travels as you hit the road, and please do not hesitate to call if you have any questions.

Best wishes,

Shelley Miller, Director of College Counseling

Courtney Williams, Associate Director of College Counseling

Jaye Goodman, College Counseling Assistant

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Travel Information

  • Directions

    • If arriving from the north or south on I-65, take Exit 74B at Old Hickory Blvd. Head west toward Brentwood on Old Hickory Blvd. Turn left on Granny White Pike. You will pass traffic lights at Maryland Way and Virginia Way before coming upon the Upper School on your right. Drive past the front of the Upper School before turning into campus at the south entrance. Please note you must enter at the stone marker labeled Brentwood Academy South Entrance to avoid heading to our Middle School. Upon entering campus, park in any available spot close to our flag pole and Bell Tower. Enter through the doors to the left of the Duncan School Tower that have Brentwood Academy above them. Please check in with the receptionist at the Welcome Desk. She will direct you to the College Counseling Office.
    • If arriving from the east on I-40, take I-440 West to I-65 South. Exit on I-65 at 74B onto Old Hickory Blvd. Head west toward Brentwood on Old Hickory Blvd. Turn left on Granny White Pike. You will pass traffic lights at Maryland Way and Virginia Way before coming upon the Upper School on your right. Drive past the front of the Upper School before turning into campus at the south entrance. Please note you must enter at the stone marker labeled Brentwood Academy South Entrance to avoid heading to our Middle School. Upon entering campus, park in any available spot close to our flag pole and Bell Tower. Enter through the doors to the left of the Duncan School Tower that have Brentwood Academy above them. Please check in with the receptionist at the Welcome Desk. She will direct you to the College Counseling Office.
    • If arriving from the west on I-40, take I-440 East to I-65 South. Exit on I-65 at 74B at Old Hickory Blvd. Head west toward Brentwood on Old Hickory Blvd. Turn left on Granny White Pike. You will pass traffic lights at Maryland Way and Virginia Way before coming upon the Upper School on your right. Drive past the front of the Upper School before turning into campus at the south entrance. Please note you must enter at the stone marker labeled Brentwood Academy South Entrance to avoid heading to our Middle School. Upon entering campus, park in any available spot close to our flag pole and Bell Tower. Enter through the doors to the left of the Duncan School Tower that have Brentwood Academy above them. Please check in with the receptionist at the Welcome Desk. She will direct you to the College Counseling Office.

  • Area Hotels

    The following hotels are in the Brentwood/Franklin area of Nashville (south of downtown) and are within a fifteen-minute
    drive of Brentwood Academy. They also offer Marriott Rewards or Hilton Honors points, depending on your preference! Please
    consult the hotel websites for pricing, amenities, and directions.

    • Homewood Suites Nashville/Brentwood (3 minutes from campus)
    • Hampton Inn Nashville/Brentwood I-65S (5 minutes from campus)
    • Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/Brentwood (5 minutes from campus)
    • Courtyard by Marriott Nashville/Brentwood (5 minutes from campus)
    • Residence Inn Nashville/Brentwood (5 minutes from campus)
    • SpringHill Suites Nashville/Brentwood (5 minutes from campus)
    • Franklin Marriott Cool Springs (near Cool Springs Galleria)
    • Hampton Inn and Suites Nashville/Franklin (near Cool Springs Galleria)

  • Area Restuarants

    There are numerous restaurants in the Brentwood/Franklin area that are convenient to both BA and the Cool Springs
    Galleria. The restaurants listed below are within fifteen minutes of BA’s campus. Please call us if you need directions!

    Quick/Casual (all are within 5-10 minutes of campus):

    • Blaze Pizza (on Franklin Road across the street from The Fresh Market Shopping Center)
    • Chopt (on Franklin Road just up from the Fresh Market Shopping Center)
    • McAlister’s Deli (west of I-65 on Franklin Road next to Golfsmith and CVS Pharmacy)
    • Moe’s Southwest Grill (west of I-65 on Old Hickory Blvd. in Publix Shopping Center)
    • Newk's Eatery (on Franklin Road across the street from The Fresh Market Shopping Center)
    • Panera Bread Company (just east of I-65 on Old Hickory Blvd. in Target Shopping Center)
    • Pei Wei Asian Bistro (west of I-65 on Old Hickory Blvd. in Publix Shopping Center)
    • Qdoba Mexican Grill (just east of I-65 on Old Hickory Blvd. in Target Shopping Center)

    Sit-down restaurants (if you have extra time, and a book!):

    • Chili’s (west of I-65 on Old Hickory Blvd. in Publix Shopping Center)
    • Chuy's Tex-Mex (near Cool Springs Galleria)
    • Del Frisco's Grille (on Franklin Road just up from the Fresh Market Shopping Center)
    • First Watch (just off Franklin Road in the Kroger Shopping center next to Petsmart)
    • J. Alexander’s (near Cool Springs Galleria)
    • P.F. Changs (near Cool Springs Galleria)
    • Peter's Sushi & Thai (on Franklin Road south of Old Hickory Blvd)
    • Puffy Muffin (on Franklin Road in the Fresh Market shopping center)
    • Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe (on Franklin Road behind Blaze Pizza)
    • Uncle Julio's Mexican (on Franklin Road just up from the Fresh Market Shopping Center)

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