Baylor School is a coeducational day and boarding school, enrolling 1053 students in sixth through twelfth grades. An upper school of 721 includes 192 boarders, drawn mostly from the Southeast but representing twenty-three states and twelve foreign countries. Three boys’ dorms and three girls’ dorms have a capacity of 206 beds. Dorm parents are drawn from 35 faculty households on campus, and an ex...tensive network of local families open their homes to boarding students on weekends and holidays. The 690-acre campus at the mouth of the Tennessee River Gorge provides an ideal setting for an outstanding boarding school experience.
Baylor School is known for its whole child approach that combines rigorous academics, rich and varied extracurricular and co-curricular offerings, and a healthy and caring residential life program. Central to the school’s culture is a strong sense of community and family within which there is a focus on the individual child. With strong support from the Board of Trustees, the Baylor residential community is a thriving and integral part of the Baylor School.