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The Tenney School

The Tenney School is a coeducational private school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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The Tenney School says

The Tenney School promotes individualized learning and the acquisition of positive attitudes, advanced knowledge, and skills for success. The program approach delivers individual student attention, customized instructional approaches, to maximized academic achievement for each student. The Tenney School creates an enviornment in which students develop their academic skills and work ethic, leading to better performance in school and life. High school students pursue a regular or advanced diploma while the one student : one teacher approach allows individual learning needs and styles to be addressed. Small group classes provide peer interaction and group learning experiences. Beyond state mandated courses in english, mathematics, history and science, The Tenney School offers various electives such as Spanish, art, computer and SAT preparation, advanced placement classes in English are available to qualified students, flexibility in class scheduling can accommodate students with special circumstances.


Four different levels of curriculum (Honors, Standard, Modified, and English Language Learner). One-to-one instructors factor in each student’s learning strengths, weaknesses, capabilities, and needs when working with students.

Mission Statement

The Tenney School promotes individualized learning and the acquisition of positive attitudes, advanced knowledge and skills for success.


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Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


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Academic Calendar: Semester

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP United States History
  • French
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Spanish

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 57
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 5
7 5
8 5
9 8
10 11
11 15
12 8

The Tenney School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Tenney School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 2 : 1
Gender 58% Male / 42% Female
Dress Code Casual
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 44%
International 25%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 12%


The Tenney School’s Student Life programs reflect our commitment to individualized education. Our goal is to create activities and programs that provide a balance to each student’s overall educational experience. Both of the programs that are currently in place were created based upon student interest, and all activities are led by faculty members and student leaders.

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools

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