St. Cecilia Academy (Nashville, Tennessee)

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St. Cecilia Academy
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, (Davidson County), Tennessee 37205
 United States
Coordinates 36°7′56″N 86°50′34″W / 36.13222°N 86.84278°W / 36.13222; -86.84278Coordinates: 36°7′56″N 86°50′34″W / 36.13222°N 86.84278°W / 36.13222; -86.84278
Type Private, All-Female
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1860
CEEB code 431-740
Principal Sister Anne Catherine
Head of school Sister Mary Thomas Huffman[1]
Chaplain Father Kevin McGoldrick
Grades 912
Enrollment 256[1] (2013-2014)
Color(s) Red and White         [2]
Mascot Scarab
Nickname Skah
Team name Scarabs[2]
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Newspaper The Bug Beat
Yearbook The Cecilian
Dean of Student Affairs Andres Montana
Dean of Academics Sister Maria Ivana
Athletic Director Margaret Pyburn
Admissions Director Betty Bader

St. Cecilia Academy is a private, Roman Catholic, all-female high school in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1860, it is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nashville.


St. Cecilia Academy is a member of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association and Division II - Class A. [2]

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Accreditations and affiliations[edit]

Accredited By: Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).[1]


  1. ^ a b c d SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  2. ^ a b c TSSAA. "TSSAA school directory". Retrieved 2014-05-01. 

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