School About US
Saint Ann School is a one of the longest running Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Nashville. Offering students an education rooted in the Catholic faith and traditions since 1921, Saint Ann School is one of the longest running Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Nashville. Centered on educating the whole child, Saint Ann School offers students in grades pre-Kindergarten through grade 8 a safe environment while challenging them academically. Saint Ann School lives their SAS values through Spirituality, Academics, and Service. All three values play a large part of the daily curriculum in each classroom.
Named in honor of the grandmother of Jesus, all students come to learn the definition of unconditional love and encouragement. The faculty are able to tailor the classroom experience for each child while ensuring the overall educational benchmarks are achieved. Saint Ann School takes the phrase "not just a number" to a new level, children are not just known by name but are individually loved and prayed for daily!
As an educational ministry of Saint Ann Church, Saint Ann School exists to assist in the Christian formation of its children in accordance with Catholic tradition. The mandate of this faith community is to provide quality, innovative education in a nurturing environment, to promote an appreciation of its diversity and a respect for individuals, and to foster a sense of self, crucial for future success. This is a place of both refuge and challenge. It is a place where the Gospel message is heard, lived in praise of God and fulfilled in service to others.
Saint Ann School is a community permeated with the love of Christ and is centered around the sacraments. It is a place where each person’s individuality is celebrated and all are treated with dignity, and a place where children learn to appreciate diversity and value each other. Academic excellence is anticipated, but recognition of individual needs takes precedence. The school emphasizes positive behavior, as parents and teachers cooperate in preparing children to live their lives in a responsible manner according to the Word of God.
Saint Ann School focuses on Spirituality, Academics, and Service as its core values. S-A-S is a part of every day, every class, every decision at Saint Ann School.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Peer Review Team found Saint Ann School to be outstanding, offering an academically challenging education to its students and a community of faith to all. The school's mission encompasses the growth of the whole child, encouraging the development of confidence, curiosity, compassion and teaching the importance of community involvement. Saint Ann School has a remarkably dedicated faculty and staff who are focused on the needs of the students.