Where Students Dream, Believe and Do

Quick Facts about Nashville Christian
ENROLLMENT
  • Early childhood: 220 children (6 weeks through PreK)
  • K-12: 433 students enrolled
  • 2014 Class: 42 students
FACULTY
  • 64 faculty and staff members K-12
  • 70% 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

  • 2014 graduates achieved 100% college acceptance
  • 2014 graduates received $3.2 million dollars awarded in scholarships for an average of $76,000 per student
  • 2014 graduates were accepted to 49 colleges in 13 states
  • The ACT class average for 2014 was 23
  • The "Scholars" ACT average for 2014 was 29
  • 89% of college-bound graduates received merit scholarships

ACADEMIC PROFILE

  • 64 high school courses offered in nine disciplines that include Seven L.I.F.E. courses (Learning is for Everyone: a program with research based curriculum for those with learning differences)
  • 15 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
  • Honors and Scholars Diplomas awarded to students who pursue more rigorous programs of study
  • College preparatory counseling provided for each college-bound high school student
  • NCS student yearbook staff recognized with the Gallery of Excellence Award from Walsworth Publishing Company for design and production—and superior ratings from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, and the Tennessee High School Press Association
  • 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 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 Troupe
  • Approximately eight annual productions/showcases
  • 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
  • NCS students have won Regional Emmy Awards, appeared on network television shows, received recording contracts, and worked on major motion pictures
ATHLETICS
  • 2014 Boys Basketball District Champs
  • 2013 Girls Basketball District Champs
  • Advanced to the semifinal state football playoffs in 2013 and 2012
  • 2012 TSSAA State Champion (in all classifications) in Boys Track & Field for the 110 Meter Hurdles
  • 2011 District and Regional Girls Volleyball Champions
  • Multiple GNAC Basketball Tourney Championships (girls and boys)
  • NCS athletes awarded the William P. Lawrence Award in football and the Moss Oliver Award in basketball
  • Many NCS students awarded scholarships in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, softball, track, and volleyball
  • 35 athletic teams
  • Two gyms, four playing fields, a practice field, and a weight room
  • On-site athletic trainer

TECHNOLOGY 

  • A Promethean Board in every upper and lower school classroom
  • A fully wireless campus - PC and Mac compatible
  • iPad 2s in K-4th grade classrooms for introduction and age-appropriate orientation to technology
  • Laptops, iPad2s, and professional development for faculty and administration
  • iPad 2 for every 6th-12th grade student
  • iPad 2s in K-5th grade classrooms for introduction and age-appropriate orientation to technology
  • Over 150 computers and over 50 network printers
  • Attendance records, grades, and student information available 24 hours a day through the website
  • 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
  • Exploring Computer Science – a college preparatory introduction to computer science that will focus on human-computer interaction, web design, and programming.

LIFE PROGRAM (Learning is for Everyone)

This program is designed to help children with mild to moderate learning differences reach their maximum potential academically, physically, socially, and spiritually. LIFE is available to students K-12 who have diagnosed learning disabilities or medical conditions requiring support services in the classroom setting. Our LIFE instructors partner with parents to determine and develop an individual educational plan that can range from a partial to a full schedule of LIFE classes. Provision of LIFE services is contingent upon student enrollment and teacher availability.

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 what Co-Curricular program is available for your student's grade please select the appropriate link below:

Elementary School Enrichments / Middle School Enrichments  /  High School Enrichments