Character. Scholarship. Excellence.
Battle Ground Academy’s mission is to ignite and nurture student curiosity, intellect, and character.

Our Vision

We believe in the transformative power of independent education.

It is our highest aspiration to nurture the intellectual, creative, physical, and moral growth of students while challenging them to explore their individual potentials.  Every BGA graduate is unique but carries an indelible experience that equips him or her not only for success in college, but also for living with integrity, courage, and compassion.  -- Portrait of the BGA Graduate

Our Core Values - Shared Principles

● We are an inclusive and welcoming community that cares for the well- being of others.
We live lives of integrity and nobility as expressed in the BGA Way.
We believe in moral development and spiritual engagement.

We value innovation and creativity in teaching and learning.
We inspire in students the love of learning and intellectual curiosity.
We are dedicated to each individual student’s success and growth.

We pursue every worthwhile endeavor with passion.
We celebrate service to others more than our own individual success.
We strive continually to become the best version of ourselves.

Honor Code

I pledge my word of honor as a gentleman/lady that I have neither given nor received help on this work.

The Honor Code of Battle Ground Academy is revered as one of the bedrocks that makes the school great. Students learn about the Honor Code as early as kindergarten and follow it in many cases through their entire lives. Each student signs the Honor Code at the beginning of each year. Students also sign each paper with “I Pledge” indicating they pledge the Honor Code to all papers and assignments.

Harpeth Campus

Glen Echo Campus

Phone Numbers

Main:  (615) 794-3501
Lower:  (615) 567-2002
Middle:  (615) 567-9013
Upper:  (615) 567-8513
Admissions:  (615) 567-8463
A co-educational, college preparatory school for K-12 students in Franklin, Tennessee.