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Leadership & Learning

Baylor is known for its small classes, diverse curriculum, talented teachers, innovation in the classroom, and developing leadership skills.

  • Small classes, peers who value academic achievement and talented teachers are hallmarks of a Baylor education.
  • Our diverse curriculum includes 20 AP courses, honors courses, and a wide array of electives.
  • More than 70 percent of Baylor's faculty hold advanced degrees from such institutions as Boston University, Cornell, Duke, Emory, Harvard, and Vanderbilt.
  • Our programs are designed to help students discover and develop their own unique leadership skills and potential. For a more complete overview, click here.
  • Honesty, respect, spirituality, academics, character, and individuality are core values that define a Baylor School education. It’s no coincidence that these qualities also drive lifelong leadership.
Top academics with leading college prep boarding school in Tennessee


Our organic garden is just one effort in Baylor’s ongoing march toward sustainability. Years ago, we built the area’s first LEED-certified residence hall.The campus solar farm delivers clean, renewable energy straight to the power grid. By requiring iPads for every student and teacher, Baylor will reduce paper by 75 percent in the next two years. Whether our students are performing bird counts on Williams Island or harvesting vegetables for tomorrow’s lunch, one practice Baylor will always sustain is learning by doing.