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This Month’s Private School Open Houses

Education's one of the most important aspects of your child's life. It's time for a little recon mission!

Several area private schools host Open Houses this month. It’s a great way to find the right fit for your child’s education.


1140 Cason Lane, Murfreesboro
615-405-4778 | bambinivillage.com
Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Bambini Village Montessori Preschool’s mission is to lead children to discover their own unique potential in an authentic Montessori environment. Bambini Village seeks to offer children an exceptional beginning to their academic careers while helping them to develop their independence and joy of learning. Classes in Spanish and French. Now offering music classes.


4700 Franklin Road, Nashville
615-832-8845 | franklinroadacademy.com
Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m.

Franklin Road Academy is a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade co-educational independent school where students are inspired to pursue their academic and co-curricular passions and encouraged to make a difference in the lives of others. The school values a well-rounded student experience, and the intentional class size allows students to fully engage in the classroom while competing at a high athletic level or perfecting an art form.


619 Due West Ave., Madison
615-868-2600, ext. 259 | goodpasture.org
Sunday, Jan. 29 from 2 – 4 p.m.

Goodpasture Christian School is designed to offer a challenging environment in which each student may pursue and achieve individual academic goals. Goodpasture offers a college preparatory environment with a rich heritage. On the Christ-centered campus, students of all faiths are welcome. Elementary students receive Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, French, STEM lab, music, art, technology lab and library each week. New campus plans include the construction of an entrepreneurial center, makerspace lab, television studio, mission center and a two-court gymnasium. The campus is home to state-of-the-art technology including 3D scanning and printing, engineering and robotics.


3201 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville
615-354-0270 | lindenwaldorf.org
Wednesdays, Jan. 10 & 17 from 9 – 11 a.m.; register at the website

Linden Waldorf’s mission is to provide education that honors the stages of childhood, cultivates a love of learning and addresses the whole child. The curriculum balances strong academics with artistic and practical skills to provide a rich, engaging experience that prepares children to meet the future with clarity of thought, a caring heart and the confidence to initiate change.


Lower school: 4517 Granny White Pike, Nashville
Middle/high school: 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville
Friday, Jan. 26 from 8 – 11 a.m.; register by phone or at the website

The elementary school offers a core curriculum of literacy, mathematics, social studies, science and Bible. Other weekly subjects include art, music, physical education and technology. The middle school allows students to build independence, responsibility and decision-making skills to prepare them for the rigors of the high school environment. The high school prepares students to meet their goals after graduation through challenging college preparatory classes, dynamic experiences in the fine arts, championship athletics and more.


100 E. MTCS Road, Murfreesboro
615-893-0601 | mtcscougars.org
Thursday, Jan. 11 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Founded on the tradition of providing excellence in education and spiritual growth, MTCS has been committed to the ministry of Christian education for more than 50 years. Providing college preparatory academics, championship level TSSAA athletics and award-winning fine arts programs,  students encounter numerous opportunities of growth on every level. MTCS is a triple accreditation school teaching for tomorrow, while training the spirit, mind and body for eternity.


1225 Gallatin Pike S., Madison
615-865-1491 | saintjosephschoolnashville.org
Sunday, Jan. 29 from 12 – 2 p.m.

Saint Joseph School provides children of all faiths with a strong academic foundation. Students benefit from a diverse curriculum designed to prepare them for future success in high levels of education. Saint Joseph also offers a Resource Program targeting both students who struggle academically and those who work above the standard. Core classes are enhanced with the newest resources and technologies including smart boards with student remote systems. Special classes like art, music, physical education and Spanish assist in developing well-rounded students. Co-curricular activities include sports (K – 8), video club, band, forensics, scouts, choir, environmental club and service to others.


Find more than 70 private schools in Middle Tennessee by county in our current edition of the PRIVATE SCHOOL DIRECTORY.


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