Character. Scholarship. Excellence.
BGA believes 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 a BGA Graduate

Our Strategic Goals

FOSTER A BOLD ACADEMIC PROGRAM
  • Develop a curriculum that ensures our students are "future ready"
  • Align all academic programs with educational philosophy of the school
  • Provide training and support to attract, retain, and develop a dynamic faculty
ENSURE STUDENT WELL-BEING IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM
  • Augment extracurricular student programs
  • Enhance character education programs
  • Integrate social, emotional, physical health efforts into our student programs
  • Expand safety and security initiatives
ELEVATE OUR MODEL OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY
  • Develop a common framework of diversity and inclusion relevant to all constituencies
  • Provide robust student and family support in both people and programs
  • Sharpen our external community focus
STEWARD OUR FACILITIES, FINANCES, AND RELATIONSHIPS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
  • Create a 10-year business model for revenues, expenses, and facilities
  • Become a hub of community engagement
  • Update our facility and campus use master plan
  • Strengthen connections among our internal communities

Our Mission

To ignite and nurture student curiosity, intellect, and character.

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