Presbyterian Day School - Presbyterian Day School - A private Christian preschool and elementary school for boys in Memphis, TN

Security Enhancements Coming to Campus

We are eager to share news about additional security enhancements planned for our campus! The first phase of this project, and its primary focus, is to control access to the parking...

Upcoming Milestones - Spring 2023

New Head of Early Childhood: Carissa Lacy After a two-year search process, I am excited to say that we have...

Knightlife - Spring 2023

March 22, 2023 Dear PDS Community: With Spring Break behind us, we are...

New Program: Cultural Expeditions

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the Cultural Expeditions Program at PDS! We passionately believe in experiential education and giving boys first-hand experiences....

Upcoming Milestones - Spring 2022

Southern Association of Independent School Accreditation PDS has been an accredited member of the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) for many years. As educators...

Knightlife - Spring 2022

February 22, 2022 Dear PDS Community: This second trimester has been...

Knightlife - Fall 2021

November 11, 2021 Dear PDS Community: It's been a great first trimester of learning, activities, special events, and wide-ranging experiences for the boys. Highlights...

September Update from the Head of School

Dear PDS Community: It's been an exciting start to the year! I am thoroughly enjoying getting to know your sons. They are enthusiastic, intelligent, and hard-working....

Brad Sewell

  • Brad Sewell is the 13th Head of School of Presbyterian Day School (PDS), a private school serving boys 2-years old through sixth grade in Memphis, TN.

    He came to PDS from Veritas Christian Academy of Houston, TX, where he had served as Head of School as well as other leadership roles from 2009-2021. Before beginning his career in education, he served as a social worker at CrossReach with the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.

    A graduate of Southeastern College at Wake Forest, NC, he earned his bachelor’s degree in History and Theology. He holds a master’s degree from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland in Philosophy. Over the course of his career, he has taught courses across a variety of disciplines including history, philosophy, and Christian studies, and traveled extensively with students throughout the U.S. and internationally introducing them to historical and cultural studies.

    Brad and his wife, Janell, have two sons, Lewis and Dominic. He enjoys travel, skiing, hiking, and other outdoor activities of all kinds.

  • Position: Head of School
  • Last Name: Sewell
  • First Name: Brad
  • Division: Administration
  • Phone - Work: 901-842-4617
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
  • Degrees: M.Sc. Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland; B.A. History and Theology, The College at Southeastern Wake Forest, NC
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Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111


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