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About Davidson Academy

Thank you for your interest in Davidson Academy! Davidson Academy celebrates a tradition of providing safe, Christ-centered community where students are inspired to BE compassionate and creative, BUILD relationships with each other and with God, and BECOME servant leaders and all God intended.

Accreditations and Member

Founded and established in 1980, Davidson Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the Tennessee Department of Education. The school is also a member of the Association of Christian Schools International, Independent Schools of the Nashville Area, the Tennessee Association of Independent Schools, and the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. Individual faculty and staff members are also active in many professional organizations.

What Davidson Academy Offers

  • Bible-based character development, weekly chapel, and spiritual emphasis
  • Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses for college credit
  • Blackbaud, a web-based student information system
  • Capstone Senior Research Project
  • Committed teachers to student success
  • Mission projects and community service opportunities
  • Spanish in grades K3 through 6
  • Music in grades K5 through 6
  • Art in grades K4 through 6
  • Individual student iPads for grades 3-5; iPad carts for preschool-grade 3
  • Surface computers grades 6-12
  • Guidance counselors in both the Lower and Upper Schools
  • College Placement counselor
  • A full-time registered nurse
  • Performing arts opportunities, including concert and pep bands, vocal groups, drama, and dance
  • Athletic opportunities, including basketball, baseball, football, soccer, track, tennis, cross-country, golf, volleyball, and softball at varsity, junior varsity, and middle-school levels
  • Parent support groups keyed to student activities
  • Pastoral and spacious 60-acre campus (certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation, as well as a beautiful new campus arboretum, joining nearby Vanderbilt University and Belle Meade Plantation in its certification by the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council)
  • Before- and after-school programs
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Educational field trips
  • Bus transportation
  • Separate Middle School programs and activities
  • Prayer Garden