Frequently Asked Questions

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Are you a Roman Catholic school?

Yes. Overbrook is an independent Catholic school owned and operated by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville. The school is a member of the National Catholic Education Association. Religion classes teach the Roman Catholic catechesis and church doctrine.

Is Overbrook a diocesan school?

Overbrook is privately owned and operated by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia and is not a diocesan school.

What are the school hours? And is after school care available?

Normal school hours are 7:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m. Monday through Friday. The prekindergarten follows a different schedule with flexible dismissal times; read more here. After school care (The Overbrook ExtendedCARE Program) is available until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday with options for prekindergarten beginning at 11:20 a.m.

Is there Mass at Overbrook?

The student body attends Mass in the gym every Friday morning at 8 a.m. Parents and families are welcome to attend. There is also daily Mass on The Dominican Campus during the school year. There is schoolwide Adoration every First Friday of the month.

OS Quick Facts:

  • Average class size: 16-18
  • Pupil Teacher ratio: 11-1
  • Overbrook offers tuition assistances to families who qualify and a 25% discount off tuition for third enrolled child; 50% fourth child
  • 69% of the Overbrook faculty and administration hold advanced degrees.
  • A Dominican sister teaches religion to each child in preschool through eighth grade using the Montessori-based Catechesis of the Good Shepherd curriculum through grade four. Upper grades begin studying scripture.


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