Baylor School, Chattanooga:
Located on the outskirts of Chattanooga (2 hours from Nashville), Tennessee, Baylor School is a co-educational private boarding school offering Grades 9-12. Boarding schools are well known for their academic excellence and Baylor is no exception. In addition to small class sizes, a diverse curriculum, and individual attention from teachers and advisers, our boarding students enjoy the distinct advantage of having an "extended family" that includes some of the greatest teachers in the country and students from around the world.
Upper School Grades 9-12:
The heart of Baylor School is the academic program, which aims to provide every student with:
- A firm grounding in knowledge of nature, history, and the human heart.
- An understanding of American institutions and the skills for participation in a free-market economy.
- Intellectual challenge and thorough preparation for further study.
- The ability to think critically and express oneself clearly in speaking and in writing.
- Preparation for global citizenship, responsibility for the environment, an appreciation of cultural diversity, and the command of a second language.
- Computer Science
- Fine Arts
- Foreign Language
- Social Studies
Smaller, More Effective Classes:
The close personal attention through small classes ensures that students are challenged appropriately and guided in their work. Longer class periods enable teachers to place a premium on thoughtful exchanges and collaboration, giving students the opportunity to be actively engaged in the classroom and reflective about what they are learning.
Advanced Placement Courses:
All of our classes are college preparatory. In addition to core courses, advanced courses, and electives, Baylor offers 22 Advanced Placement courses. Baylor students taking Advanced Placement (AP) are often eligible to receive college credit or waive required college courses.
Baylor offers 17 sports and 81 teams in grades 6-12. Our teams have produced more than 70 state championships in the past 15 years, 110 in all. In 2005, Sports Illustrated magazine ranked Baylor as one of the top 25 athletic programs in the country and first in the state.
After School Activities:
All Baylor students are required to participate in an afternoon activity when the academic day ends. In addition to athletic teams, we also offer a vast amount of activities that meet a variety of individual interests.
Baylor offers an extensive arts program with courses in visual arts, choral and instrumental music, dance, photography, and drama. Baylor students regularly receive honors at art, band, and voice competitions.
Baylor offers academic and enrichment programs, as well as sports programs for boys and girls ages 5-15.
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|Address: 171 Baylor School Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee , USA|
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