Details overview

Hours 07:50 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Will Kesler
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Band
24
AP Classes
including: Comparative Government and Politics
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Rock band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Comparative Government and Politics
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Latin
Music Theory
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

14
Facilities
including: Natural area
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
College / career center
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Summer college prep programs
English Language Learner program details Our international program, gives our local students exposure to other cultures, as well as, gives our international students the chance to be a part of the community in Franklin, Tennessee. This exposure gives all of our students the chance to look at the entire world as a possibility and instills the idea that we are all far more alike than we are different.

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Power lifting / Weight lifting
12
Boys Sports
including: Track
17
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Gardening
Mock trial competition club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 05:45 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
Security personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details BGA bus service runs to Columbia and Spring Hill in the mornings and afternoons. We also provide bus service from Green Hills and Brentwood in the mornings. An inter-campus shuttle runs between the Lower School (Harpeth) campus and Middle/Upper school (Glen Echo) campus for siblings each morning and afternoon.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details The application process includes the following: 1. Submit online Inquiry Form 2. Schedule a campus tour 3. Complete an application 4. Schedule testing and shadowing day 5. Request school records, grade reports and standardized test scores
Learn more Http://www.battlegroundacademy.org/Page/Admissions/Application-Process
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 08/01/2016
Application deadline 01/31/2017
Application fee amount $50.00
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $18,000
Tuition range (high) $22,000
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No