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Quick Facts about Nashville Christian School

 

ENROLLMENT

  • Preschool: 235 children (6 weeks through PreK)
  • K-12: 571 students enrolled
  • K-5:  177 students enrolled
  • 6-8:  167 students enrolled
  • 9-12:  227 students enrolled

FACULTY

  • 115 faculty and staff members K-12
  • 60 preschool teachers
  • 73% of the HS faculty holds advanced degrees

ACCREDITATION & MEMBERSHIPS

  • AdvancED (formerly known as SACS)
  • National Christian School Association (NCSA)
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Independent Schools of the Nashville Area
  • Nashville Fellowship of Christian School Administrators
  • Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association
  • Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
  • Better Business Bureau

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

  • 100% acceptance rate for 2019 graduates applying to a 4-year college or university
  • 2019 graduates received more than $3.8 million dollars awarded in scholarships
  • 2019 graduates were accepted to 56 colleges and attend 26 different universities in 11 states
  • The average ACT for 2019 graduates on the scholars diploma track was 33

ACADEMIC PROFILE

  • Serving students of all learning levels - college prep • AP • honors • dual enrollment • learning differences
  • 64 high school courses offered in nine disciplines
  • 24 hours of college-level credit available through a dual-enrollment partnership with Lipscomb University
  • Five AP courses offered in Calculus, Biology, American History, Physics, and Spanish
  • Three Diploma Tracks: Scholars, Honors, and College Entrance
  • College preparatory counseling provided for each college-bound high school student
  • L.I.F.E. (Learning is for Everyone) – a program, with research-based curriculum, for those with learning differences

SPIRITUAL

  • Daily Bible classes, weekly chapel, and service projects in lower school
  • Credited Bible classes, weekly chapel, and service projects (15 hours per year) in high school
  • Homiletics and Church Leadership Electives offered
  • Student-led devotionals in middle school and high school
  • Weekly small-groups in high school
  • Local outreach and international mission trip opportunities

FINE ARTS

  • Fine Arts courses offered in Drama, Music, and Visual Arts
  • Middle School and High School Thespian Troupes
  • Approximately eight annual productions/showcases for students in kindergarten through 12th grade
  • International Thespian Society Honors Program
  • Students consistently represent NCS in the Middle Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition, the Scholastic Art Show at Cheekwood, the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, the Tennessee Art League, and the Renaissance Center Exhibit
  • Over $100,000 in scholarships awarded to visual art students

ATHLETICS

  • Mascot: Eagle
  • School Colors: Orange and Navy Blue
  • Membership in the TSSAA
  • More than 47 athletic teams K - 12
  • Millions in college scholarships offered to student athletes in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, softball, track, and volleyball
  • Two gyms, multiple game, practice and strength training facilities
  • On-site athletic trainer in partnership with Vanderbilt Sports Medicine

TECHNOLOGY 

  • A Promethean Board in every classroom
  • A wireless campus - PC and Mac compatible
  • iPads in K-3rd grade classrooms for introduction and age-appropriate orientation to technology
  • Laptops, iPads, and professional development for faculty and administration
  • iPad for every 4th-8th grade student
  • Bring your own laptop program for 9th-12th
  • Over 150 computers and over 50 network printers
  • Attendance records, grades, and student information available 24-hours a day through the website or mobile app
  • Two libraries with over 15,000 books, journals, magazines, and audio/visual aids—including computers with access to the Tennessee Electronic Library, Discovery Education, and other resources

LIFE PROGRAM (Learning is for Everyone)

NCS offers Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE) - academic programming for students that struggle with college-preparatory pacing, skills, concepts, and curriculum or have other challenges that may impact his/her learning potential. Students with learning differences, such as reading, math or written language learning disabilities, processing disorders, ADHD or disorders on the spectrum, can realize their intellectual, physical, spiritual and social potential while attending NCS. Students in the LIFE program may need an Academic Support Plan for classroom accommodations, tutoring, dual instruction in the classroom, a prescriptive instructional approach or subject-oriented LIFE classes. 

ENRICHMENT

Nashville Christian provides many opportunities to enrich the core curriculum. Elementary school students can experience Spanish, art, music, drama, band, and other special interests and continue those interests through high school. Students are encouraged to enjoy learning, expand their personal interests, and stretch themselves academically through our science, special service projects, and honor societies.

For more detailed information about the enrichment programs available for your student, please select the appropriate link below:

Elementary School Enrichments / Middle School Enrichments  /  High School Enrichments