Brentwood Schools Overview

Schools include Williamson County Schools, Brentwood High School, Brentwood Academy, and more.

Raven Petty
On Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 10:13

Education is a top priority in the Brentwood/Cool Springs area. With improvements and expansions, the area strives to accommodate every type of student.

Public Schools

Williamson County Schools

Brentwood residents have access to 12 public schools that are part of the Williamson County Schools district. There are seven elementary schools (Crockett, Edmondson, Grassland, Kenrose, Lipscomb, Scales and Sunset) and three middle schools (Brentwood, Sunset and Woodland). The district is also home to Brentwood High and Ravenwood High.

Brentwood High School

BHS opened in 1982 and today has nearly 1,500 students. It has undergone five construction additions during its short history to accommodate growing enrollment. The school is ranked as a "Top 1,000 U.S. High Schools" by Newsweek and several Brentwood Bruins sports teams have won Tennessee high school state championships in recent years.

Ravenwood High School

Ravenwood opened in the fall of 2002 with 51 classrooms, seven computer labs, 10 science labs, a TV production facility, band and choral rooms, art rooms and a counseling center. Original enrollment was 540 students and now roughly 1,900 students are on campus. RHS is known for its students' high test scores, fine arts programs and athletics. Speaking of athletics, the Ravenwood Raptors football team won the 2005 Tennessee 5A high school state championship, in only the school's fourth year of existence.

Private Schools

Battle Ground Academy

Student achievement in and out of the classroom has been the goal at prestigious private school system Battle Ground Academy has been serving the area's youth for more than 120 years. A K-12 school, BGA takes its mission and its community roots seriously. Established in 1889, the college preparatory school is dedicated the intellectual, moral, creative and physical growth of its students.

Brentwood Academy

The private Brentwood Academy is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory school that serves students in grades 6 through 12. The students-to-faculty ratio at Brentwood Academy is 10 to 1, and the school is also known for its successful sports teams.

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Raven Petty – a native Nashvillian – enjoys as much variety in her work as she does her hobbies. She is a graduate of Tennessee State University with a B.A.