Program Overview

WELCOME and thank you for your interest in Tulip Grove Christian Academy! 

We are a ministry of Tulip Grove Baptist Church in Old Hickory and meet mid-August-April on Mondays at 563 Shute Lane in Hermitage/Old Hickory.  Our mission is to bring our homeschooling community together so we may support each other from a biblical worldview through fellowship, enrichment, and academics. As the top priority, we seek to glorify the Lord in all that we do. He continues to guide and bless our steps since stepping out in faith to begin our group in the spring of 2013.

If you would like to get better acquainted with our home school tutorial program, we are happy to schedule an interview and a tour of our facility. Please visit our Request Information tab and submit your information. One of our leadership members will respond.

We look forward to meeting you!

Praising Him,

Bridgette Leonard

TGCA Director

“Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;

And let those who love Your salvation say continually, “Let God be magnified.” 

Psalm 70:4


● ALL STUDENTS taking morning classes attend Connect at 9:30 — Devotional, announcements, prayer, and pledges. Parents are welcome to attend.
● CLASS SCHEDULE (K-6th Grade)

10:00 – 12:00  Core Classes

– Kindergarten class- meets separately in a 2-hour block

– 1st-6th grade tutorial core history and science classes (30 weeks, 1-hour classes)

12:00 – 12:30  Group Lunch
12:30 – 1:30  Electives, Block 1
1:30 – 2:30  Electives, Block 2

Please refer to the Class Schedule or request a Class Schedule via email at Classes meet for 30 weeks, Aug-April.

Qualified tutor-teachers facilitate our classes on Mondays and create the weekly assignments. Parents are responsible for their student’s work throughout the week. Children may be enrolled in as many or as few classes as they would like.

-Family Registration is $150/year, if paid in full by May 1 and $175/year after May 1, for all families; is non-refundable; and includes a t-shirt for each student.
-Supply Fees for Classes: Supply Fees are used for consumable items that are needed to enhance the lesson, such as for science experiments, etc. These fees vary depending on the class and are non-refundable. Supply Fees do not cover the cost of textbooks unless indicated in the course description.
-Tutor Fees for Classes: Parents pay tutors in full or in 8 monthly payments. This can be done using checks or with cash. Payments are distributed monthly, and Tutor Fees are non-refundable, no exceptions.


  • Serve three (3) times a year for half a day on-site at TGCA during a regular tutorial day.
  • Serve on one (1) Activity Committee with other TGCA parents and leadership.

All kinds! For the entire family, for students-only, and for parents-only. Holiday Parties, Academic Fairs, Parents’ Nights Out, Field Trips, Family Activity Nights, Student Day Trips, and Jr. Docent Day at The Hermitage, and more.

All activities are optional and are paid for at the time you sign up for them.