List of 4 items.

  • 17

    years is the the average number of teaching experience for Harding teachers
  • 500

    students (grade Pre-K–8)
  • 18

    class size average
  • 70%

    of teaching faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 1000 Mbps Internet bandwidth
  • One-to-one laptop program grades 4 through 8.  Students take home MacBook Airs in grades 6 through 8.
  • One-to-one iPad program grades K through 3.
  • Google Apps accounts for grades 3 through 8
  • E-Books for all middle school textbooks
  • Touchscreens and classroom audio in every classroom.
  • 3D Printers
  • Lego Robotics

  • 2 to 3 all-school initiatives each year (e.g. Second Harvest, Soles for Souls, and Rally Foundation)
  • Middle school service days each trimester- Second Harvest, Warner Parks, Radnor Lake
  • Individual grade-level initiatives—K—Humane Society; first—Teddy bears for Metro police; second—UNICEF; third—Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital; fourth and fifth—McNeilly Center for Children; faculty—50 Forward

  • Grade level plays for kindergarten through third
  • Fall musical for grades fifth through eighth
  • Spring musical for grades first through eighth
  • Band and choral programs for grades fifth through eighth
  • Individual grade level rock bands sixth through eighth
  • Student art show for grades kindergarten through eighth

The Class of 2023 will attend 9 high schools: Ensworth High School, Father Ryan High School, Franklin Road Academy, Harpeth Hall, Hume-Fogg High School, Montgomery Bell Academy, The Bush School (WA), and University School of Nashville.

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Main Campus
170 Windsor Drive
Kever Park
152 Blackburn Avenue
Athletic Facilities
6506 Hwy 70

School Founded 1971
Acting Head of School Jay Codispoti

Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • Spanish, French, and Latin offered.
  • Avg. ERB stanine is 7.2 for grades 3-7 (averaged subtests) national norms
  • Students in grades 1-8 traditionally score far above grade level on the Gates-MacGinitie Reading Test by national norms.

Early Fall Sports
Cheerleading, Cross Country, Fifth/Sixth Football, Seventh/Eighth Football, E-Sports, Golf, Tennis, Girls Volleyball, and Mountain Biking
Late Fall Sports
Soccer,  Swimming, and Wrestling
Winter Sports
Basketball, Cheerleading, and  Swimming
Spring Sports
Baseball, Disc Golf,  Lacrosse, and  Track
2022-2023: 90 percent of students choose to participate—83 percent in two sports and 40 percent were four-season athletes.
Inspiring The Mind  •  Nurturing The Spirit