Admission FAQ



Find our frequently asked questions listed below. 

What kind of school is Brentwood Academy?

Brentwood Academy is a co-educational, independent, college preparatory school dedicated to nurturing and challenging the whole person—body, mind, and spirit—to the glory of God. Brentwood Academy serves students in grades 6 through 12.

Where is Brentwood Academy located?

Brentwood Academy is located at 219 Granny White Pike in Brentwood, TN 37027.

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What is the student/faculty ratio at Brentwood Academy?

The ratio of students to faculty is 8 to 1. The average class size is 17 students.

What kinds of academic programs are available?

Brentwood Academy is a college preparatory school, offering a variety of classes including honors and Advanced Placement courses. Students study English, mathematics, science, history, world languages [French, Spanish, Latin], religion, art, forensics and speech, drama, instrumental music, vocal music, drama, theater production, and life skills.

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What athletic teams does Brentwood Academy offer?

Brentwood Academy fields teams in both team and club sports. Students participate on teams in five different levels—upper school varsity, upper school junior varsity, middle school varsity, middle school junior varsity, and sixth grade. Brentwood Academy upper school teams compete in the Middle Region of Division II of the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association [TSSAA]; the middle school is a member of the Harpeth Valley Athletic Association [HVAC].

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Are there fine arts opportunities?

Yes. Brentwood Academic offers academic and extra-curricular opportunities in band, vocal performance, dance, theater, speech and debate, and visual arts for all ages. Learn more about the specific offerings in the Fine Arts section of our website.

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Is Brentwood Academy affiliated with any church or religious organization?

Brentwood Academy is not affiliated with any church or religious denomination, and prospective families do not have to sign a statement of faith prior to enrollment. The school’s mission, however, is to nurture and challenge the whole person—body, mind, and spirit—to the glory of God. This mission is rooted in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and faculty and staff articulate the reality of this relationship in their lives and in the classroom.

How much does Brentwood Academy cost?

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How is Brentwood Academy accredited?

Brentwood Academy is dually accredited through the Southern Association of Independent Schools [SAIS] and the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges [SACS]. BA is also accredited by the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA).

Does Brentwood Academy offer financial aid?

Financial aid is need-based and is available to all qualified families. Families interested in applying for aid can find more information below!

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