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Battle Ground Academy

Private | K-12 | 848 students

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $291,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $990.

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2011:
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Posted May 19, 2004

Battle Ground Academy is a wonderful school. Our son attended public school before attending BGA and WOW what a difference. He loves BGA! The faculty is great and the 'family feel' you get from being involved in the school is a great feeling.
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Posted April 19, 2004

Battle Ground Academy is an excellent independent school. We have two children who graduated from BGA and have been very successful in college. Both attended top tier universities and graduated above a 3.5 grade point averages. We attribute their college success to the excellent college preparation they received at BGA. We would highly recommend BGA to any family who considers education a priority. Remember - you have one opportunity to provide your children with a good education - why settle for good when you can get great. Check out BGA, you will being doing your family a great service.
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Posted April 1, 2004

BGA is 'full of themselves'. They sell themselves as a college prep school, but when you consider where the kids go after graduation, most go to middle tier colleges (Univ. of TN, Midd. TN State). We have 2 children there and do not feel they have been challenged. It's not worth $13,000 a year for an 'adequate' education. Grassland and Franklin High offer wonderful programs and I believe challenge your kids.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 69%
Black 6% 25%
Asian 1% N/A
Hispanic 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School facilities
  • Computer lab

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 5:45 a.m.
School Leader's name
  • Dr. John Griffith
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Nonsectarian
Associations
  • NAIS
Fax number
  • (615) 567-8360

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Resources

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  • Career/college counseling
Transportation options
  • Busses for specific areas
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
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336 Ernest Rice Ln
Franklin, TN 37069
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Phone: (615) 794-3501

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