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Frequently Asked Questions

Can my child attend Hardison Mill Homestead School?

Any child in the appropriate age range for can apply. We are a very small school with a limited number of openings. Acceptance is based on many factors including, but not limited to how far you live from our school, parent interview, child interview, and your child’s level of needs.


Is there monthly tuition?

There is a monthly tuition of $750 per student that covers a portion of the school's needs. The majority of support for the school comes from donations.


Are there any other fees we should know about?

There is a $35 application fee per child to apply at Hardison Mill Homestead School. 


What is the application process?

Simply complete the online application and submit it along with the application fee. 


Is Hardison Mill Homestead School a public school?

No. We are a Category IV private school with an emphasis on “hands-on” practical learning.


What is your governing organization?

We are members of the Tennessee Association of Non-Public Academic Schools, also referred to as TANAS. For more information visit


What curriculum do you use?

We use a mixture of different curricula including "The Good and The Beautiful," however, a large portion of our curriculum is developed and planned ourselves. We believe this approach will allow us the freedom to stay true to our vision for hands-on practice learning.


How can I support Hardison Mill Schoolhouse?

There are many ways you can support our efforts at Hardison Mill Schoolhouse. From large or small financial donations and prayer, all support is welcome and appreciated. Our desire is to be a blessing to our community and provide a non-traditional learning experience to local children of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Many families in our area cannot afford the expense of private schooling. We are very prayerful that our efforts make a difference for our children, their families, our community, and the world who will be supported by those of you who believe in our vision. Our hope is to be able to establish donations that will assist with tuition for those children who would otherwise never have these opportunities. If you would like to donate towards tuition for one or more of our children, please visit the donation page on our website. 


Is your school associated with any particular denomination?

No. While we are a Christian school and we include prayer and discuss our faith in the classroom every day, we welcome all children of any faith. Our goal is to provide an education where there is a heavy emphasis on building character and developing good, loving, and caring individuals.

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