2022 Guide to Chattanooga Area Independent Schools

Local Independent School Profiles

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Baylor School

171 Baylor School Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.267.5902

f: 423.757.2525

baylorschool.org

admission@baylorschool.org

Founded: 1893

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 1,060

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: $28,310 day (6th-12th) | $57,340 boarding (9th-12th)

Uniforms: Yes

Baylor School is one of the country’s leading coeducational college prep schools, and the sports program was recently ranked the third best overall in the nation by MaxPreps. Baylor School 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

bcalions.org

admissions@bcacademy.net 

Founded: 1887

Grades: Infants-8th

Total students: 200 (for 2021-2022)

Avg. class size: 12

Religious affiliation: Christian (Lutheran)

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

Uniforms: Yes, for K-8th 

Since 1887, Belvoir Christian Academy has been serving students in pre-K through 8th grade, providing a strong academic and spiritual foundation to prepare them 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 child care for infants ages six weeks to early age three, preparing them for the full academic programs for pre-K3/4, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. BCA is fully accredited by the National Lutheran School Accreditation and Tennessee Department of Education. Sports opportunities include volleyball, soccer, basketball, cross-country, and track. Students may also participate in extracurricular activities such as taekwondo, gymnastics, soccer instruction, and piano lessons. 

 

 

Berean Academy

441 Berean Ln.

Hixson, TN 37343

p: 423.877.1288

f: 423.875.5965

bereanacademy.net

info@bereanacademy.net

Founded: 1972

Grades: K4-12th

Total students: 340

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.

 

 

Boyd Buchanan School

4650 Buccaneer Trl.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.622.6177

bbschool.org

admissions@bbschool.org

Founded: 1952

Grades: Pre-K3-12th

Total students: 1,050

Avg. class size: 16

Religious affiliation: Christian

Tuition: Please visit the website for tuition information

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

brainerdbaptistschool.org

scorcoran@brainerdbaptist.org

Founded: 1953

Grades: Pre-K2-5th

Total students: 300

Avg. class size: 13

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)

Tuition: $4,912 K3, T/Th | $6,950 K2-4, MWF | $8,475 K2-4, M-F | $10,973 K5 | $11,485 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. Students will be exposed to a robust fine arts program, innovative technology, and a strong athletic program. Brainerd Baptist School alumni excel at the best middle and high schools in Chattanooga.

 

 

The Bright School

1950 McDade Ln.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.267.8546

f: 423.265.0025

brightschool.com

bmoore@brightschool.com

Founded: 1913

Grades: Pre-K3-5th

Total students: 350

Avg. class size: 12 (Pre-K3) and 16 (Pre-K-5th)

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

Tuition: $6,200 Pre-K3, 3-day | $8,300 Pre-K3, 5-day | $12,041 Pre-K | $17,372 K-5th

Uniforms: Yes, for Pre-K-5th; Pre-K3 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

ccseagles.org

info@ccseagles.org

Founded: 1976

Grades: K3-12th

Total students: 82

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.

smiling students on the playground at Chattanooga Christian School

Chattanooga Christian School

3354 Charger Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37409

p: 423.265.6411

f: 423.756.4044

ccsk12.com

admissions@ccsk12.com

Founded: 1970

Grades: Pre-K-12th

Total students: 1,400

Avg. class size: 15-20

Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)

Tuition: $13,965 (Pre-K2 5-day) | $7,200 Pre-K3-5 (3-day) | $10,250 Pre-K3-5 (5-day) | $11,850 K-5th | $13,500 6th-8th | $15,900 9th-12th

Uniforms: Yes

Chattanooga Christian School (CCS) is a pre-K-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)

collegedaleacademy.com

marketing@collegedaleacademy.com

Founded: 1892

Grades: age 3-12th grade

Total students: 800

Avg. class size: 20-25

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: ECEC SDA $6,400, ECEC non-SDA $8,650 (full-time; part-time rates are also available) | K-5th constituent $5,800, non-constituent $8,650 | 6th – 8th constituent $7,050, non-constituent $9,900 | 9th – 12th constituent $10,750, non-constituent $13,600

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

gps.edu

admission@gps.edu

Founded: 1906

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 520

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: $27,709 Middle School | $28,968 Upper School

Uniforms: Yes

At Girls Preparatory School, everything begins and ends with what is best for girls. With more than 115 years dedicated to educating girls, GPS is the only independent day school in the Chattanooga area that offers a curriculum and program intentionally and thoughtfully designed for girls, grades 6 through 12. As students at GPS, girls develop intellectual curiosity, honor individuality, share their opinions with confidence, and discover the strength within themselves to change their world. 

 

 

The Goddard School

17 W. Bell Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.382.2525

f: 423.541.6471

goddardschool.com/chattanooga/chattanooga-bell-avenue-tn

chattanoogatn@goddardschools.com

Founded: 2020

Grades: 6 weeks-kindergarten

Total students: 136

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: None 

Tuition: $1,050-$1,750

Uniforms: Dress code

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 learning to type at Grace Academy

Grace Academy

7815 Shallowford Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Morris Hill Baptist Church

p: 423.892.8224 

f: 423.892.1194

gracechatt.org

admissions@mygracechatt.org

Founded: 1985

Grades: Pre-K4-12th; Grace Children’s Center: ages 2 months-4 years

Total students: 575

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $9,600 Pre-K4 | $9,995 K-5th | $11,700 6th-8th | $12,850 9th-12th

Uniforms: Yes

A school where God changes hearts, minds, and futures, Grace has partnered with Christian parents since 1985. The goal is to see students trained to think and live biblically in order to transform their world. With hundreds of 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 discover their abilities and talents, pursuing 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

hamiltonheights.net

info@hamiltonheights.net

Founded: 1998

Grades: 9th-12th

Total students: 60

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: $6,900 day | $24,000 domestic boarding | $30,000 international boarding

Uniforms: Dress code

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (HHCA)
is a Christian, nondenominational and interfaith school, offering a challenging, college preparatory education with a Christian worldview designed to help students reach their personal and academic potential. 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. HHCA has graduated over 150 international students since 2009. Hamilton Heights also prides itself on exceptional athletic programs.

 

 

Hickory Valley Christian School

6605 Shallowford Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.894.3200

f: 423.894.8665

hvcs.org

frontoffice@hvcs.org

Founded: 1980

Grades: Pre-K3-5th

Total students: 110

Avg. class size: 12

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational); accepts students of other faiths

Tuition: $5,400-$8,300 (varies by age and hours)

Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-5th

Hickory Valley Christian School exists to help families develop strong foundations for their children. The 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

lestercoonadventistschool.com

apisonsdaschool@yahoo.com

Founded: 1971

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 holistically 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.

 

 

McCallie School

500 Dodds Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404

p: 423.493.5631

f: 423.493.5426

mccallie.org

admission@mccallie.org

Founded: 1905

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 944

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)

Tuition: $30,640 day (6th-12th) | $58,350 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

themontessorischool.net

admissions@themontessorischool.net

Founded: 1973

Grades: 4 months-6th grade

Total students: 160

Avg. class size: 14-24

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: $7,050-$9,550

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.

 

 

Notre Dame High School

2701 Vermont Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404

p: 423.624.4618

f: 423.624.4621

myndhs.com

communications@myndhs.com

Founded: 1876

Grades: 9th-12th

Total students: 400

Avg. class size: 15

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

ocaeagles.org

laurahulsey@oca.oakwoodbc.org

Founded: 1992

Grades: Pre-K3-12th

Total students: 320

Avg. class size: 14-25

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $3,100-$7,500 (varies by grade)

Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-12th

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 through 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

oaksonline.net

ooltewahsda@epbfi.com

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

school.myolph.com

teresahennen@myolph.com

Founded: 1937

Grades: Pre-K3-8th

Total students: 265

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Tuition: $3,605-$5,665 Pre-K3-4 | $7,532 Catholic K-8th | $10,526 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 pre-K3 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.

boy holding a self portrait 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

primroseeastbrainerd.com

jsexton@primroseeastbrainerd.com

Hixson

5170 Preschool Ln.

Hixson, TN 37343

p: 423.870.4840

f: 423.870.9447

primrosehixson.com

ctownsend@primrosehixson.com

Founded: East Brainerd: 1993 | Hixson: 1994

Grades: Infants-Pre-K

Total students: 100+

Avg. class size: 8-20

Religious affiliation: None

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

Uniforms: Yes, for pre-K 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

sbcministries.com

lionsofshenandoah@gmail.com

Founded: 1999

Grades: K3-12th

Total students: 100

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 Early Childhood Education

109 N. Germantown Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.698.8528

signalcenters.org

info@signalcenters.org

Founded: 1957

Grades: 6 weeks-kindergarten 

Total students: 100

Avg. class size: Infants-toddlers: 8, 6 weeks-kindergarten: 12

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational 

Tuition: Signal Centers works to connect eligible families with resources to assist with the cost of childcare fees. Fees range from $190-$240, based on age. 

Uniforms: No

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

 

 

Signal Mountain Christian School

808 Key-Hulse Rd.

Signal Mountain, TN 37377

p: 423.886.1115

smcstn.org

smcs@smcstn.org

Founded: 1998

Grades: K-5th

Total students: 100

Avg. class size: 10-12

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: $6,750 K-2nd | $7,200 3rd-5th

Uniforms: Yes

The mission of SMCS is to assist Christian parents in educating their children so that they understand God’s Word and His world. At SMCS you will find an emphasis on challenging academics and hands-on learning in a natural setting that is inspired by Charlotte Mason. 

students riding mountain bikes at Silverdale Baptist Academy

Silverdale Baptist Academy

7236 Bonny Oaks Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.892.2319

f: 423.648.7600

silverdaleba.org

development@silverdaleba.org

Founded: 1999

Grades: Pre-K-12th

Total students: 1,250

Avg. class size: 17

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $9,955 elementary | $11,575 middle | $12,452 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 Centers

1101 Carter St.

Chattanooga, TN 37402

p: 423.648.1760

f: 423.648.1780

siskin.org

julie.mickel@siskin.org

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 Centers, 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. Now offering two locations.

students standing in the hallway at Skyuka Hall

Skyuka Hall

5600 Brainerd Rd., Ste. A-24

Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.877.9711

f: 423.876.0398

skyukahall.org

abeason@skyukahall.org

Founded: 1966

Grades: K-12th

Total students: 120

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: See websites for rates.

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

sasweb.org

admission@sasweb.org

Founded: 1868

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 240

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $21,900 Grades 6-7 | $22,600 Grades 8-12 | $46,900 Boarding

Uniforms: No

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is a private, coeducational, 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

mysjs.com

prestonk@mysjs.com

Founded: 1960

Grades: Pre-K3-8th

Total students: 314

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Tuition: $5,800 Catholic | $10,526 non-Catholic

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

stns.org

admissions@stns.org

Founded: 1958

Grades: Pre-K3–5th

Avg. class size: 10-16

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $8,975-$17,572

Uniforms: No

Located on a beautiful, wooded, 24-acre campus in the East Brainerd community, St. Nicholas School is an independent Episcopal school for boys and girls ages 3 through 5th grade.  St. Nicholas develops the entire child by integrating spiritual, artistic, and physical development into the core curriculum. This provides the opportunity to emphasize hands-on learning, build problem-solving skills in a variety of formats, highlight collaboration and creative thinking skills while still individualizing each students’ education. St. Nicholas offers after-school enrichments, a comprehensive summer camp, Spanish, music, art and art history, and year-round outdoor and gardening programs.

St. Peter’s Episcopal School

848 Ashland Ter.

Chattanooga, TN 37415

p: 423.870.1794

f: 423.877.2604

saintpetersschool.net

bsharp@stpeters.org

Founded: 1964

Grades: Pre-K-5th

Total students: 223

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $10,670-$13,710

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

sgsdaschool.org

standifergapsda@gmail.com

Founded: 1948

Grades: K-8th

Total students: 60

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: $4,900-$6,000

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: 423.641.0836

tcpsk12.org

contact@tcpsk12.org

Founded: 1997

Grades: Pre-K3-12th

Total students: 160

Avg. class size: 12-15

Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)

Tuition: $5,800 K3-K4 | $8,394 kindergarten | $9,229 1st-5th | $9,445 6th-8th | $9,970 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

ucacleveland.org

uca@ucacleveland.org

Founded: 2003

Grades: K2-12th

Total students: 135

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: $450/month Pre-K | $400/month elementary | $450/month middle | $475/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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