2021 Independent Schools

A Complete Guide to Local Independent Schools for 2021


female student doing a science lab at baylor school

Baylor School

171 Baylor School Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.267.5902

f: 423.757.2525



Founded: 1893

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 1,040

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: At Baylor, faith is central to every person’s life, and the study of religion is an essential part of a complete education. The school welcomes and respects all faiths.

Tuition: $27,255 day tuition | $55,500 boarding domestic | $59,580 boarding international

Uniforms: Yes

Baylor School is one of the country’s leading coeducational college prep schools, and its athletic program was recently ranked the third best overall in the nation by MaxPreps. Baylor is committed to providing students and faculty with the best instructional resources, including a $15 million academic center and the same cancer research equipment that is found in professional labs. A recent graduating class earned more than $15 million in college scholarships, and more than 100 alumni are currently playing their sport at the collegiate level.



Belvoir Christian Academy

800 Belvoir Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37412

p: 423.622.3755

f: 423.622.0177



Founded: 1887

Grades: Infants-8th

Total students: 200

Avg. class size: 11

Religious affiliation: Christian (Lutheran)

Tuition: Call for rates. Inquire about BCA’s Variable Tuition program.

Uniforms: Yes, for K-middle 

Belvoir Christian Academy provides a strong academic and spiritual foundation
to prepare students for admission to the college preparatory high school of their choice. Small class sizes allow for individual attention and the opportunity to excel. The school also offers year-round childcare for infants, ages six weeks through Pre-K4. BCA is fully accredited by the National Lutheran School Accreditation and AdvancED. Sports opportunities include volleyball, soccer, basketball, and cross-country. Students may also participate in extracurricular activities such as taekwondo, gymnastics, soccer/sports instruction, piano, voice lessons, and after-school art classes.




Berean Academy

441 Berean Ln.

Hixson, TN 37343

p: 423.877.1288

f: 423.875.5965



Founded: 1972

Grades: K3-12th

Total students: 310

Avg. class size: 18

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: Call for rates.

Uniforms: Dress code

Berean Academy exists to glorify God by challenging students to follow Jesus Christ and educating them in the wisdom of God as it applies academically, spiritually, and socially.




smiling students at boyd buchanan school

Boyd Buchanan School

4650 Buccaneer Trl.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.622.6177



Founded: 1952

Grades: PK3-12th

Total students: 1,015

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Christian

Tuition: $9,500 K-5th | $10,900 6th-8th | $12,000 9th–11th | $12,200 12th

Uniforms: Yes

Boyd Buchanan School offers a loving, Christ-centered environment, fully nurturing the spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical potential of each student while preparing them to walk with the Master and embrace life’s challenges with joy, courage, and wisdom. The school is committed to offering young people a source of truth, strength, and vision for today’s changing world and strives to guide students toward possessing the heart and spirit of Jesus. Located on 58 beautiful acres, Boyd Buchanan provides a well-rounded college preparatory educational environment that promotes academic excellence, innovation, technology, fine arts, engineering, and a legacy of success in athletics.




Brainerd Baptist School

300 Brookfield Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.622.3873

f: 423.624.5164



Founded: 1953

Grades: PK3-5th

Total students: 300

Avg. class size: 13

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)

Tuition: $4,700 PK3, T/Th | $6,650 PK3 or PK4, MWF | $8,110 PK3 or PK4, M-F | $10,500 K | $10,990 1st-5th

Uniforms: Yes

Brainerd Baptist School is an independent Christian school that offers a challenging curriculum through which teachers instill a love of learning in their students. BBS offers a robust fine arts program, innovative technology, and a strong athletic program. Graduates routinely excel at the best middle and high schools in Chattanooga.




The Bright School

1950 McDade Ln.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.267.8546



Founded: 1913

Grades: JPK (age 3)-5th

Total students: 350

Avg. class size: 12 (JPK) and 14 (PK-5th)

Religious affiliation: The Bright School is not religiously affiliated, and it welcomes all faiths and religions.

Tuition: $5,800 JPK, 3-day | $8,100 JPK, 5-day | $11,691 PK | $16,866 K-5th

Uniforms: Yes, for PK-5th; JPK does not wear uniforms

The Bright School is committed to providing a developmentally appropriate elementary experience for children in a safe and nurturing environment. The Bright School strives to develop young learners through discovery, exploration, and play. Children learn in a stimulating setting where they are encouraged to think, solve problems independently, and collaborate with peers to reach their greatest potential. The Bright School works to build a firm foundation in reading, writing, and math that will sustain students through their educational journeys.




Calvary Christian School

4601 North Ter.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.622.2181

f: 423.622.0150



Founded: 1976

Grades: K3-12th

Total students: 35

Avg. class size: 9-15

Religious affiliation: Independent Baptist

Tuition: $4,000 K3-K4 | $4,500 K5-12th

Uniforms: Yes

For more than 40 years, Calvary Christian School (CCS) has educated children from a biblical point of view. Children are taught by highly qualified, spiritual teachers and enjoy a low student-teacher ratio. CCS places a strong emphasis on patriotism, discipline, and moral values. The school is affiliated with the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools and the American Association of Christian Schools, and it is an accreditation candidate with the National Association of Private Schools.




Students in Class at Chattanooga Christian School

Chattanooga Christian School

3354 Charger Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37409

p: 423.265.6411

f: 423.756.4044



Founded: 1970

Grades: PK-12th

Total students: 1,320

Avg. class size: 15-20

Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)

Tuition: $13,300 PreSchool 2-year-olds (full-time, 5-day) | $6,850 PK 3-5-year-olds (3-day) | $9,750 PK 3-5-year-olds (5-day) | $11,250 elementary | $12,800 middle | $15,150 high

Uniforms: Yes

Chattanooga Christian School (CCS) is a PreSchool-12th grade day school on 55 acres at the foot of Lookout Mountain. CCS has been serving Christian families in the Chattanooga area for over 50 years. The new, state-of-the-art high school science labs, new lower school building with a large STEM room, and new student spaces provide environments for building strong relationships between teachers and students. CCS is committed
to meeting students at their point of need and helping them reach the peak of their God-given potential. 




Collegedale Academy

4855 College Dr. E. (high)

4856 College Dr. E. (middle)

4820 University Dr. (elementary)

Collegedale, TN 37315

p: 423.396.2124 (high)

p: 423.396.3020 (middle)

p: 423.396.2122 (elementary)



Founded: 1892

Grades: Early Childhood Education Center (3-5 years)-12th

Total students: 690

Avg. class size: 20

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: $6,200 ECEC SDA, $8,350 non-SDA (full-time, part-time rates also available) | $5,600 K-5th constituent, $8,350 non-constituent | $6,600 6th-8th constituent, $9,350 non-constituent | $10,150 9th-12th constituent, $12,900 non-constituent 

Uniforms: Yes

Collegedale Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist school established to educate, equip, and inspire students to be critical thinkers who serve others and reflect Christ’s character. Through the blend of spiritual and academic growth activities and classes, along with a wide variety of learning experiences including classroom worship, mission trips, community service projects, fine arts (orchestra, band, choir, art), athletic activities, and dual enrollment classes, students are afforded many opportunities. CA’s pursuit of academic rigor includes fair and robust academic standards integrated with relevant technology. The students and families at CA have the opportunity to bond, both spiritually and personally, all while obtaining a strong academic foundation.




Girls Preparatory School

205 Island Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.634.7644

f: 423.634.7643



Founded: 1906

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 540

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Founded on Christian principles, GPS embraces individuals of all faiths and encourages spiritual awareness and growth as an integral part of the GPS experience.

Tuition: $26,772 Middle School | $27,988 Upper School

Uniforms: Yes

A day school for girls grades six through 12, Girls Preparatory School is where everything begins and ends with what is best for girls. With more than 114 years of experience, GPS is the only independent school in the area offering a curriculum and program intentionally and thoughtfully designed for girls. As students at GPS, girls grow in intellectual curiosity, honor individuality, learn to share their opinions with confidence, and discover the strength within them to change the world.




little girl playing with bead toy at the goddard school

The Goddard School

17 W. Bell Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.382.2525

f: 423.541.6471



Founded: 2020

Grades: 6 weeks-kindergarten

Total students: 136

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: None 

Tuition: $1,050-$1,500

Uniforms: Yes, for PreK-kindergarten

The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident, and joyful learners. The school offers classes for infants through kindergarten, with programs and enrichments such as Kindermusic, Yogaroos Yoga, Time to Sign, Student Lead STEM, and Fitness Focus. 




students typing on ipads at grace baptist academy

Grace Baptist Academy

Mailing address: 7815 Shallowford Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Current location: Morris Hill Baptist Church

p: 423.892.8224 

f: 423.892.1194



Founded: 1985

Grades: PK4-12th; Grace Children’s Center: ages 2 months-4 years

Total students: 575

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $9,150 PK4 | $9,550 K-5th | $11,150 6th-8th | $12,250 9th-12th

Uniforms: Yes

A school where God changes hearts, minds, and futures, Grace has partnered with Christian parents since 1985. The academy’s goal is to see students trained to think and live biblically in order to transform their world. With over 1,200 graduates having attended more than 100 colleges and universities, Grace provides an excellent educational program. Creating high levels of student engagement is a priority, using appropriate curriculum and creative methods in a supportive, safe, and wholesome environment. The total educational experience at Grace enables students to recognize their learning styles, discover abilities and talents, and pursue God’s design for their lives with the gifts He has given them.




Hamilton Heights Christian Academy 

5455 North Ter.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.894.0597

f: 866.567.0892



Founded: 1998

Grades: 9th-12th

Total students: 60

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: $6,800

Uniforms: Dress code

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (HHCA) was founded to offer a unique educational opportunity for secondary high school students at an affordable tuition rate. HHCA is nationally and regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (Cognia/AdvancED) and the Association of Christian Schools International, as well as certified by the Department of Homeland Security to enroll international students. It does not discriminate on the basis of biological sex, age, race, national/ethnic origin, faith, or physical disability when determining the qualification of an applicant for enrollment. 




Hickory Valley Christian School

6605 Shallowford Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.894.3200

f: 423.894.8665



Founded: 1980

Grades: PK3-5th

Total students: 110

Avg. class size: 12

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational Christian; accepts students of other faiths

Tuition: $5,400-$8,450 (varies by age and hours)

Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-5th

Hickory Valley Christian School exists to help families develop strong foundations for their children. Its mission is to lead students toward a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ and provide a high-quality, preparatory academic foundation through creative learning. HVCS is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.




Lester Coon Adventist School

11429 Bates Rd.

Apison, TN 37302

p: 423.236.4926

f: 423.236.5677



Founded: 1977

Grades: K-8th

Total students: 50

Avg. class size: 13

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: Approx. $500/month

Uniforms: No

Lester Coon Adventist School is a small school in a rural setting. At LCA, students grow “wholistically” by studying God’s Word and His works in a multi-age environment where outdoor learning experiences are prioritized. Involvement of families in the educational experience is encouraged.




students working on computers at McCallie

McCallie School

500 Dodds Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404

p: 423.493.5631

f: 423.493.5426



Founded: 1905

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 938

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)

Tuition (as of 2020-21): $29,900 day (6th-12th) | $56,940 boarding (9th-12th)

Uniforms: Dress code

McCallie School is dedicated to preparing young men to make a positive difference in their world. By fostering boys’ intellectual, spiritual, physical, and emotional development, the school seeks to inspire and motivate them to strive for excellence, seek truth, live honorably, act responsibly, and help others.




The Montessori School

300 Montessori Way

Chattanooga, TN 37404

p: 423.622.6366

f: 423.622.6027



Founded: 1973

Grades: 3 months-6th grade

Total students: 215

Avg. class size: 14-24

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: $7,200-$9,500

Uniforms: No

The Montessori School is dedicated to a model of learning that recognizes children as naturally eager for knowledge and capable of their best learning in a thoughtfully prepared environment. The school’s mission is to promote independent learning, support emotional growth, and embrace differences using the Montessori approach.




students in art class at Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame High School

2701 Vermont Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404

p: 423.624.4618

f: 423.624.4621



Founded: 1876

Grades: 9th-12th

Total students: 400

Avg. class size: 16

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic

Tuition: $13,499 Catholic students (includes fees and books) | $17,729 non-Catholic students (includes fees and books)

Uniforms: Yes

Notre Dame High School remains the only Catholic, coed, college preparatory high school in Chattanooga open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With its diverse population and curriculum, Notre Dame graduates are prepared – academically, spiritually, and ethically – for the wealth of postsecondary opportunities that await them.




Oakwood Christian Academy

113 Oakwood St.

Chickamauga, GA 30707

p: 706.375.7247

f: 706.375.5216



Founded: 1992

Grades: PK3-12th

Total students: 300+

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $2,450-$6,850 (varies by grade)

Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-12th

Uniting a passion for Christ with excellence in academics, OCA is a standards-driven school, embracing a solid Christian curriculum to achieve its goal of a biblical worldview. Students participate in weekly chapel programs and have extensions opportunities, as well as fine arts and sports. Students in grades 10-12 have an opportunity for dual enrollment classes through Truett University at no additional cost to parents. OCA is fully accredited by American Association of Christian Schools, Georgia Association of Christian Schools, North American Christian School Accrediting Agency, National Council of Private School Accreditation, and Cognia (formerly AdvancED). 




Ooltewah Adventist School

9209 Amos Rd.

Ooltewah, TN 37363

p: 423.238.4449

f: 423.238.4577



Founded: 1978

Grades: K-8th

Total students: 120

Avg. class size: 17

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: $4,550-$6,130 (varies by grade)

Uniforms: Yes

Ooltewah Adventist School (OAKS) is a Christian organization that seeks to inspire its students to think deeply, live fully, serve unselfishly, and love God completely. OAKS is a great place to grow with God!



Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School

505 S. Moore Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37412

p: 423.622.1481

f: 423.622.2016



Founded: 1937

Grades: PK3-8th

Total students: 265

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Tuition: $3,500-$5,500 PK3-4 | $7,798 Catholic K-8th | $10,219 non-Catholic K-8th

Uniforms: Yes

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) prepares its students to live in an ever-changing society. OLPH strives for its students to become thoughtful, productive, and compassionate future citizens through its faith-based education program. Beginning in PreK3 and going through 8th grade, students are active participants in a joyful learning environment. Through the support of a nurturing community, students engage in a comprehensive core curriculum designed to encourage critical thinking and creativity across concepts. OLPH educators believe that a classic curriculum of science, math, English, and the arts is enhanced through a thorough understanding of technology and how to use it as a tool to enhance multidimensional thinking and problem-solving skills.




happy baby at primrose school

Primrose School of East Brainerd & Hixson

East Brainerd

1619 Gunbarrel Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.499.5584

f: 423.499.9846




5170 Preschool Ln.

Hixson, TN 37343

p: 423.870.4840

f: 423.870.9447



Founded: East Brainerd: 1993 | Hixson: 1994

Grades: Infants-PK

Total students: 100+

Avg. class size: 8-20

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: Varies by classroom and full- or part-time

Uniforms: Yes, for PK only

Primrose Schools® is an educationally based preschool that blends accredited teacher-directed curriculum with a child-initiated approach called Balanced Learning®. The school combines the best of both philosophies. Primrose School lets the particular interests of each child serve as the springboard to healthy social, emotional, physical, and academic development, while teachers guide students to self- assurance and prepare them for lifelong academic and social success.




Shenandoah Baptist Academy

138 Osment Rd. SE

Cleveland, TN 37323

p: 423.339.0992

f: 423.790.5451



Founded: 1999

Grades: K3-12th

Total students: 110

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $4,380

Uniforms: Yes

Shenandoah Baptist Academy features incredible teachers, a challenging curriculum, outstanding athletics, and exciting mission opportunities. The rigorous academic curriculum is taught through a biblical worldview in a rich, nurturing community of teachers, coaches, mentors, and peers all passionate about serving Christ.




Signal Centers

109 N. Germantown Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.698.8528

f: 423.698.8520



Founded: 1957

Grades: 6 weeks-5 years

Total students: 120

Avg. class size: 12

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: Call for rates.

Uniforms: No

The Chattanooga Children’s Program serves both typically developing children and those with disabilities/special needs. Low student-to-teacher ratios are maintained, thus enabling individualized attention.




Signal Mountain Christian School

808 Key-Hulse Rd.

Signal Mountain, TN 37377

p: 423.886.1115



Founded: 1998

Grades: K-5th

Total students: 100

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: $6,400 K-2nd | $6,850 3rd-5th

Uniforms: Yes

Signal Mountain Christian School (SMCS) partners with Christian families to shape the hearts and equip the minds of their children to be doers of God’s word. You will find an emphasis on challenging academics and hands-on learning in a natural setting that is inspired by Charlotte Mason. 




little boy coloring at Silverdale Baptist academy

Silverdale Baptist Academy

7236 Bonny Oaks Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.892.2319

f: 423.648.7600



Founded: 1999

Grades: PK-12th

Total students: 1,100

Avg. class size: 17

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $9,784 elementary | $11,375 middle | $12,237 high

Uniforms: Yes

Silverdale Baptist Academy is a Christ-centered college preparatory academy. The school’s mission is to partner with families in providing an environment of academic excellence through a biblical worldview. Silverdale is a member of TSSAA and is an ASCI Exemplary Accredited institution. Silverdale Baptist Academy also provides students with learning
challenges and opportunities to flourish with its Specialized Academics Department.




Siskin Early Learning Center

1101 Carter St.

Chattanooga, TN 37402

p: 423.648.1760

f: 423.648.1780



Founded: 1950

Grades: 6 weeks-5 years

Total students: 170

Avg. class size: 12

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: Contact for rates.

Uniforms: No

At Siskin Early Learning Center, children of all abilities grow and develop to their full potential by engaging in developmentally appropriate activities. Children are exposed to multiple instructional approaches while interacting with peers and building relationships with others in an inclusive environment. A comprehensive team of educators and therapists use an integrated routine-based teaching model.



Skyuka Hall

5600 Brainerd Rd., Ste. A-24

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.877.9711

f: 423.876.0398



Founded: 1966

Grades: K-12th

Total students: 120

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: $16,300 lower school | $17,990 upper school

Uniforms: Yes

Skyuka Hall is an SAIS and AdvancED accredited independent school dedicated to providing a positive learning experience for students with learning differences. Skyuka graduated its first class in 2020. Skyuka Hall offers a small student-teacher ratio, and learning specialists design and personalize curriculum for each student. The mission of academic, physical, and spiritual growth allows each student to graduate with confidence and conviction. Financial aid is available to qualified applicants.




St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School

290 Quintard Rd.

Sewanee, TN 37375

p: 931.598.5651



Founded: 1868

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 240

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $20,300 middle (day) | $20,900 upper (day) | $49,980 boarding

Uniforms: No

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is a private, co-educational, Episcopal, boarding and day college preparatory school located on a beautiful and historic 550-acre campus, where students enjoy abundant opportunities for outdoor education and adventure. At SAS, students from across the country and around the world are challenged to fulfill their greatest potential while cultivating lives of balance and joy. Thanks to a close relationship with the neighboring University of the South, qualified students are able to take university courses for free and for credit.




St. Jude School 

930 Ashland Ter.

Chattanooga, TN 37415

p: 423.877.6022

f: 423.875.8920



Founded: 1960

Grades: PK3-8th

Total students: 296

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Tuition: $5,300 in-parish Catholic | $7,298 out-of-parish Catholic | $10,219 non-Catholic students 

Uniforms: Yes

Guided by God, St. Jude School strives to provide academic excellence in an environment that embraces the Catholic values of spirituality and service. St. Jude School’s strong core curriculum, dedicated faculty, extracurricular activities, enthusiastic parental involvement, and most importantly, ability to serve and honor God, make it unique. At St. Jude School, students learn, pray, and play.




St. Nicholas School

7525 Min Tom Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.899.1999

f: 423.899.0109



Founded: 1958

Grades: PK–5th

Total students: 170

Avg. class size: 10-16

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: Varies by grade; financial assistance available.

Uniforms: No

Located on a wooded, 24-acre campus in the East Brainerd community, St. Nicholas has an outdoor swimming pool, sports fields, five playgrounds, and a nature trail. It is an independent Episcopal school for students in preschool through 5th grade. Founded in 1958 as a neighborhood kindergarten at Grace Episcopal Church, St. Nicholas has grown into a unique educational community of cottage-based classrooms that provides focused settings for integrated learning. The Early Learning Center offers a nature-based program that gives preschoolers and kindergartners a strong educational foundation. The curriculum focuses on hands-on learning and builds problem-solving, collaboration, and
creative thinking skills. St. Nicholas School offers after-school enrichments, a woodworking program, Spanish, and year-round gardening programs. St. Nicholas nurtures the whole child, integrating spiritual, artistic, and physical development.




St. Peter’s Episcopal School

848 Ashland Ter.

Chattanooga, TN 37415

p: 423.870.1794

f: 423.877.2604



Founded: 1964

Grades: PK-5th

Total students: 200

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $6,345-$13,260

Uniforms: Yes

St. Peter’s Episcopal School is a child-centered community offering families a choice between a classic program (English) and a language immersion program (Spanish). Both tracks offer a sequence of studies through which students interact as scientists, artists, mathematicians, authors, and scholars. Striving to elevate and expand elementary education, the school incorporates art, music, foreign language, technology, outdoor experiences, and athletics into the learning experience. Located on 12 acres, the campus facilities include large classrooms, an art studio, a music conservatory, a science lab, playgrounds, a large sports field and track, a chapel, and an organic garden. 




Standifer Gap SDA School

8255 Standifer Gap Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.892.6013

f: 423.664.4891



Founded: 1948

Grades: K-8th

Total students: 71

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: $4,700-$5,800

Uniforms: Yes

Standifer Gap SDA School is a K-8th school that operates in cooperation with the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Students enjoy the advantage of low student-teacher ratios, providing individualized instruction in an inviting environment.




Tennessee Christian Preparatory School

4100 Stephens Rd. NE

Cleveland, TN 37312

p: 423.559.8939

f: 423.559.8944



Founded: 1997

Grades: PK3-12th

Total students: 150

Avg. class size: 12-15

Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)

Tuition: $8,150 K | $8,960 1st-5th | $9,170 6th-8th | $9,390 9th-12th

Uniforms: Yes

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (2015), AdvancED accredited, coeducational school offering a strong college preparatory academic program. Located in Cleveland, Tennessee, TCPS integrates a Christ-centered curriculum into the daily life of students of all denominations and beliefs.




United Christian Academy

2200 Peerless Rd. NW

Cleveland, TN 37311

p: 423.478.2500

f: 423.479.8847



Founded: 2003

Grades: K3-12th

Total students: 110

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: $500/month PK | $475/month elementary | $500/month middle | $600/month high

Uniforms: Yes

United Christian Academy is a Christ-centered, nondenominational school that pursues excellence. With compassionate staff, UCA offers various sports, art, computer, music/band, and Spanish classes. UCA high school students participate in college dual enrollment and TN Promise. United Christian Academy is TANAS accredited, and the preschool program is approved by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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