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A school for boys in grades 7 - 12. Founded in 1867.
About MBA

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

  • Founded in 1867
  • Only SAIS accredited boys school within 150 miles of Nashville
  • 770 students in grades 7-12
  • 49 different public and private feeder schools 
  • 15 foreign exchange programs in Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, South Africa, China, Colombia, Singapore, Argentina, France, and Germany
  • 7.5:1 student-teacher ratio
  • 22 percent of student body receives more than $2 million in need-based financial aid
  • 15 National Merit Semifinalists and 17 Commended Sudents in the Class of 2018
  • 29 AP classes offered
  • 79 percent of 764 AP exams earned a score of 3 or higher
  • 47 percent of alumni give annually to the school
  • 26 ongoing, annual community service project partnerships with local non-profits
  • 4,800 service hours logged in 2016-17 school year
  • 125+ students each year receive grants to study at national and international programs during the summer
  • 35+ acre main campus at 4001 Harding Rd
  • 200+ acre satellite campus on Long Mountain near McMinnville, TN with an observatory, ropes courses, lake, hiking trails, and disc golf course
  • 5+ acre satellite campus with field space exclusively for Junior School athletics on 42nd Avenue in Sylvan Park
  • Arts building featuring professional recording studio, digital arts lab, theater, gallery space, black box theater, and teaching kitchen
  • National champions debate and finished 5th nationally in mock trial

Montgomery Bell Academy

4001 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-5514