TCS At A Glance

The Covenant School is a co-ed Reformed Christian elementary school serving Pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade.


2001 as a ministry of Covenant Presbyterian Church

Head of School:

Dr. Katherine Koonce


21 Teaching Faculty, over half hold Master’s Degrees or Doctorate

Average enrollment:

Between 140-150 in recent years.

Average Class Size:


Enrichment Courses:

Art, Bible, Technology, Library, Music,
Physical Education, Spanish, TCS Enrichment Academy

Technology Facts:

1:1 ratio of iPads to students in PreK-3rd Grade
1:1 ratio of Chromebooks to students in 4th-6th grade

School Hours:

Pre-Kindergarten: 8:00am-2:45 pm
Kindergarten – Sixth: 8:00am-3:00 pm
Before School Care (no extra fee): 7:15-7:40 am
After School Care: 3:00-5:30 pm
($15.00 per day, per child; No After School Care on early dismissal days, late fees apply)


Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
AvancEd (SACS)


The Covenant School graduates attend the area’s best secondary schools, where they establish themselves as leaders, problem solvers and collaborative learners. The Covenant School students are sought out and recognized at their next school for their sterling character, integrity, and their desire to learn and serve others.

In the last five years, TCS graduates have attended these schools:

  • Battle Ground Academy
  • Brentwood Academy
  • Christ Presbyterian Academy
  • Ensworth School
  • Franklin Road Academy
  • Harding Academy
  • Harpeth Hall
  • Lipscomb Academy
  • Montgomery Bell Academy
  • Meigs Middle Magnet School

Member Organizations:

Independent Schools of the Nashville Area (ISNA)
Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
Tennessee Association of Independent Schools (TAIS)
AvancEd (SACS)

Tuition for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Preschool & PreK 5-day rate $8,800
Preschool & PreK 3-day rate $5,800
*No church membership rate or multiple-child reduction for Preschool or PreK students.

Kindergarten through Sixth Grade Church Member $12,000
Kindergarten through Sixth Grade Non-Member $13,000