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  • 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.

    Get directions or see a campus map.
  • Where do I go for my Campus Tour?

    Once you arrive on campus, you will come to the Admission Office which is located in the Middle School Entrance (North Entrance of Campus). There is plenty of parking available directly across from the front door. Once you have parked, ring the door bell, and our Middle School Officer Manager will let you in and a member of our team will meet you at the front door.

    If any questions or if a scheduling conflict should arise, please contact the Brentwood Academy Admission Office via admission@brentwoodacademy.com or 615-523-0611.

  • How many students attend Brentwood Academy

    Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is 706  students in grades 6 through 12. The student body at Brentwood Academy matriculates from more than 83 different schools.

  • What is the student/faculty ratio at Brentwood Academy?

    The ratio of students to faculty is 10 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 does a student apply for admission to Brentwood Academy?

    Families who are interested in Brentwood Academy should contact the admission office. Two Admission Days offer tours of the campus, student testing, a parent information meeting with an overview of academic, athletic, and spiritual programs, and a question-and-answer period. These dates are in November and February. Applicants should contact the admission office to reserve a place for either of these dates.

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  • How much does Brentwood Academy cost?

    The tuition for 2022-23 is...

    Middle School: $27,430 
    Upper School: $30,430 

    This includes everything except books, supplies, lunches, and certain class activities.

  • Does Brentwood Academy offer financial aid?

    Financial aid is need-based and is available to all qualified families. Families interested in applying for aid may apply on-line at sss.nais.org in November. Parents may also contact the admission office to request the form for making an application through the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) in Princeton, New Jersey. Based on the results of this report, the Financial Aid committee determines the amount given to each qualified applicant. Limited funds are available each year, and applicants should request financial aid information prior to March 1.

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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 have required Chapel?

    Yes, chapel is required weekly for 6-12 grade. Brentwood Academy believes that true intellectual growth begins with knowing Truth and that spiritual growth is fundamental to the broader development of each member of the BA family. 

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