Ezell-Harding named one of Nashville’s top private schools

First-grade student Jada Oldham recently won Ezell-Harding Christian School's Elementary Spelling Bee.

First-grade student Jada Oldham recently won Ezell-Harding Christian School\’s Elementary Spelling Bee.

Antioch’s Ezell-Harding Christian School was rated as one of the ten best private schools in Nashville, according to a website, Niche, which ranks schools based on a variety of factors.

Ezell-Harding came in ninth on the list, which rated 28 area private schools.

According to the site, reviews are based on scores on the SAT and ACT, the quality of colleges the students consider, reviews from students and parents, student-teacher ratios, and more.

According to the site, Ezell-Harding has an average SAT score of 1760, compared to the national average of 1500. The average ACT score is 26, compared with a national average of 21. The school boasts a 99 percent four-year matriculation rate, an 8:1 student-teacher ratio, and a grade of A- on student culture and diversity.

It also scored a B+ for the colleges considered and attended. Out of a possible highest score of 5, the school rates 4.1 on parent/student surveys of overall experience.

“We are very humbled that others are noticing the outstanding work that our faculty and students are doing,” Dr. Ronnie Rummage, president of Ezell-Harding Christian School, said. “Our Christian environment, family feel, academic rigor, diversity, 1:1 technology, TSSAA Athletics, and teacher-student ratio create a wonderful learning community for 2 year olds through twelfth grade.”