Top Tennessee Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 6 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Tennessee, serving 3,013 students.
The King's Academy Photo - The King's Academy's tranquil campus is located just outside the city of Knoxville near the majestic Great Smoky Mountains.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo - One of the South's Most Beautiful High Schools, as chosen by Southern Living magazine, the school's 550-acre campus, including forests, bluffs and two lakes, offers abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. A school farm, on-going wetlands study, and LEED Gold science building are just a few of the ways our campus also serves as learning lab.
Top Tennessee Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 6544 Murray Lane
Brentwood, TN 37027
Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
What prompts somebody to start a boarding school? The motives range from idealism to munificence right on through to capitalism. The common thread seems to be ample capital and a vision of what education can do.
Social media is an essential part of a boarding school's marketing strategy
Parents considering schools should read New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's book about college admissions entitled Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Much of what he says applies in the private K-12 world.