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If you’re looking for a private school for your child, Nashville has an abundance of quality options. Selecting the right fit, however, is a highly personal decision, and it’s one you want to get right the first time. When you’re looking for a Nashville private school, you’ll want to check out their open house dates so you can get a first-hand look at the school in action — from classroom settings to the student body and everything in between.

To get a more clear understanding of your local private school options, check out our Top Private Schools in Nashville article HERE. And when you’re ready to start touring, here are the dates — both virtual and in-person — to put on your calendar to help guide you toward selecting the best Nashville private school for your child.

Nashville Private School Open House Dates: Fall 2023

Franklin Road Academy

4700 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 832-8845 • franklinroadacademy.com

Preview Day

November 5, 2023, at 2 p.m. Click HERE to RSVP today.

Please call (615) 832-8845 or email admission@franklinroadacademy.com for more information and to schedule a personal tour of Franklin Road Academy’s campus.

Franklin Road Academy provides a challenging educational experience in an inclusive Christian community.

Harding Academy

170 Windsor Drive, Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 356-5510hardingacademy.org

A visit to campus is the best way to experience Harding Academy. For families interested in the 2024-2025 school year, please click on the links below to schedule a tour.

Click HERE for tours for PreK or Kindergarten 2024-2025.Click HERE for tours for 1st – 8th Grade 2024-2025.

For families interested in the 2025-2026 school year or later, please complete an inquiry form, and they will be in touch with you as soon as tours are available.

*Please note a child must be four years old in August 2024 to be eligible for PreK 2024-2025*
If you have any questions about tours, or if you do not see a tour time that will work for you, please call (615) 356-2974  or email admissionsoffice@hardingacademy.org.

Harding Academy is a Nashville private school offering a co-educational environment for grades PreK through eighth grade.

The Harpeth Hall School

3801 Hobbs Road, Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 346-0126harpethhall.org

Admission Preview Day 

November 5, 2023, at 2 p.m. Registration begins on campus at 1:30 p.m.

Learn more at HarpethHall.org/admission. For more information regarding preview days or for individual tours, email [email protected]

The Harpeth Hall School offers an all-girls education for fifth through 12th grade.

Montgomery Bell Academy

4001 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 369-5311montgomerybell.edu

Carnival and Picnic 

September 1, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Admission Preview Day 

October 29, 2023, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Parent Admission Gatherings

January 10, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (for Junior School)

January 16, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (for High School)

To schedule a family tour or student shadow day, please call the admissions office at (615) 369-5311 or email [email protected].

Montgomery Bell Academy offers an all-boys education for seventh through 12th grade.

Overbrook Catholic School

4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 292-5134overbrook.edu

Open House

October 28, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Lunch & Learns

September 19, October 17, November 7, or January 23 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Visit overbrook.edu/admissions to register for an event, or contact the admissions office to schedule a private tour at (615) 292–5134 or email [email protected].

Overbrook Catholic School is a coeducational school for pre-kindergarten through 6th grade, where children grow and learn through prayer, study, community, and service.

St. Bernard Academy

2304 Bernard Ave, Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 385-0440 • stbernardacademy.org

St. Bernard Academy welcomes prospective families to their school through individual, personalized tours. They look forward to hosting you at your convenience during the school day, Monday through Friday.

Please learn more about St. Bernard’s offerings at stbernardacademy.org, and schedule your tour directly through our online tour scheduling system.

St. Bernard Academy is an independent Catholic school that aims to inspire confidence in students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.

St. Cecilia Academy

4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-4525stcecilia.edu

Preview Day

October 29, 2023, at 3 p.m. Register HERE.

SCA invites prospective families to see the St. Cecilia experience on Sunday, October 29, at 3 p.m. You can tour the campus and talk to administrators, students, coaches, teachers, and staff about academics, fine arts, athletics, extra-curricular activities, dances, Interim, service, and more. See what it’s like to be a St. Cecilia Girl!

Schedule your Day at SCA, a day designed just for you. You can also attend SCA Connect (stcecilia.edu/scaconnect) or Walk-in Wednesday – held every Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:00, for a tour with the admissions team. View all the ways to experience SCA stcecilia.edu/experience

St. Cecilia Academy has been inspiring faith in young women since 1860.

St. Paul Christian Academy

5033 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 269-4751 • stpaulchristianacademy.org

Lower School Open Houses (JK-2nd Grade)
October 17, 2023, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
October 27, 2023, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Upper School Open House (3rd-6th Grade)
November 2, 2023, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

St. Paul offers private individualized tours to prospective parents. Tours occur daily at 8:30 and 10 a.m., excluding Wednesdays, and typically last an hour. To register, please click here. Once submitted, you will receive an email to schedule a tour. Please email Nikki Raymond at [email protected] if these times do not align with your schedule.

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St. Paul Christian Academy integrates academic excellence with a passion for Christ.


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Click HERE to see our Top Private Schools in Nashville article. It includes information on open house dates, tuition, enrollment, and more for 20 area schools.


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