Become a Harding Lion
Thank you for your interest in Harding Academy! We are honored that you are considering partnering with us in your child’s education. We are passionate about providing college-preparatory academics, exceptional art and athletic programs, and a Christian foundation for every Harding student.
Ready to apply? Click the button below to get started. The full application process is outlined below.
Schedule a tour to get a first-hand look at life as a Harding Academy student.
Would you like to talk to the admissions team first? Fill out our inquiry form, and we’ll give you a call.
Early Bird Registration Special!
For the 2023–2024 school year, the registration fee will be waived for K–12 applications submitted by December 31, 2023.
Follow These Steps to Apply
Step 1. Complete an online application (click here).
As part of the application process, you will need to provide the following documents. You can upload them along with your application, or you can email them to admissions.
– Report cards for the last two years (if applicable, depending on grade level)
– Previous standardized test scores (if available)
– Birth certificate
– Immunization record (required to be on State of Tennessee form)
Step 2. Student assessment and testing:
Applicants under 4 years old will complete an on-campus visit accompanied by their parents. Junior kindergarten applicants will participate in a group screening along with an individual screening designed to measure age-appropriate skills.
Students entering kindergarten will take the KRT. The admissions office will email you to schedule the test.
Students in grades 1–12 will take a reading and math assessment administered by the admissions office. The admissions office will email you to schedule the test.
Step 3. Student file is reviewed by the admissions office.
Step 4. Admissions will reach out to schedule admissions interview.
Step 5: Parents will be notified of decision.
Step 6: Upon acceptance, complete online enrollment through FACTS.
Meet the Admissions Team
Admissions Team Deep Hope: we will be gracious, engaging, and caring—expressing the love of Christ as we seek to serve existing and prospective families alike.