2023 Guide to Chattanooga Area Independent Schools

Local Independent School Profiles




Baylor School

171 Baylor School Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.267.5902

f: 423.757.2525



Founded: 1893

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 1,060

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.


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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: 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 (BCA) 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 intramural and competitive cross country, soccer, basketball, volleyball, 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



Founded: 1972

Grades: PK4-12th

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



Founded: 1952

Grades: PK3-12th

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

4107 Mayfair Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.622.3873

f: 423.624.5164



Founded: 1953

Grades: PK2-5th

Total students: 300

Avg. class size: 13

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)

Tuition: $7,270 PK2-4, MWF | $8,870 PK2-4, M-F | $11,480 K | $12,380 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



Founded: 1913

Grades: PK3-5th

Total students: 350

Avg. class size: 12 (PK3) and 16 (PK4-5th)

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

Tuition: $6,800 PK3, 3-day | $8,900 PK3, 5-day | $12,463 PK4 | $17,980 K-5th

Uniforms: Yes, for PK4-5th; PK3 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: PK3-12th

Total students: 82

Avg. class size: 9-15

Religious affiliation: Independent Baptist

Tuition: $4,100 PK3-4 | $4,600 K-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.


Chattanooga Christian School

3354 Charger Dr. Chattanooga, TN 37409

p: 423.265.6411

f: 423.756.4044



Founded: 1970

Grades: PK2-12th

Total students: 1,475

Avg. class size: 15-20

Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)

Tuition: $14,675 PK2, 5-day | $7,600 PK3-5, 3-day | $10,800 PK3-5, 5-day | $12,500 K-5th | $14,200 6th-8th | $16,700 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 inviting 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: PK3-12th

Total students: 800

Avg. class size: 20-25

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: $6,850 PK3-5, 5-day | $5,450 PK3-5, 3-day | $9,300 K-5th,  non-consitituent | $6,250 K-5th, constituent | $10,700 6th-8th, non-consitituent | $7,650 6th-8th,  constituent | $14,600 9th-12th,  non-consitituent | $11,550 9th-12th, constituent

Uniforms: Yes

Collegedale Academy (CA) 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.


Discovery Learners’ Academy

4315 Brainerd Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.708.2621



Founded: 2022

Grades: PK3-12th

Total students: 20

Avg. class size: 8

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: $6,200

Uniforms: No

Discovery Learners’ Academy (DLA) is a microschool empowering learners to think critically and creatively. DLA individualizes academics, enabling learners to work at their specific level in each subject and challenging them to grow their foundational skills at the pace that allows them to deeply understand the concepts. Discovery learning via social studies and science projects provides authentic opportunities to apply what is learned in a context that fosters critical thinking and creative problem solving. At DLA, learners practice embracing all emotions and responding in healthy ways and interacting with others in meaningful ways including respectful and vigorous discourse.


GPS Independent School


Girls Preparatory School

205 Island Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.634.7644

f: 423.634.7643



Founded: 1906

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 510

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: $29,370 Middle School | $30,710 Upper School

Uniforms: Yes

A college preparatory day school for grades six through 12, Girls Preparatory School (GPS) is committed to educating the whole girl – in mind, body, and spirit. In an environment where teachers, coaches, and peers support and encourage her, a girl is free to be herself and feels confident to step beyond her comfort zone. GPS fosters a culture where she is known, she is heard, and she is empowered to use her voice.


The Goddard School

17 W. Bell Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37405

p: 423.382.2525

f: 423.541.6471



Founded: 2020

Grades: 6 weeks-K

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. 


Grace Academy students on a tablet.


Grace Academy

7815 Shallowford Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37421

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: 644

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: Text or call for rates.

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



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



Founded: 1980

Grades: PK3-5th

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 (HVCS) 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



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 (LCA) 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



Founded: 1905

Grades: 6th-12th

Total students: 979

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)

Tuition: $31,330 day (6th-12th) | $60,710 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 Wy. Chattanooga, TN 37404

p: 423.622.6366

f: 423.622.6027



Founded: 1973

Grades: 4 months-6th

Total students: 210

Avg. class size: 14-24

Religious affiliation: None

Tuition: $7,500-$10,500

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.


Notre Dam Independent 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: 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


Oakwood Christian Academy

113 Oakwood St. Chickamauga, GA 30707

p: 706.375.7247

f: 706.375.5216



Founded: 1992

Grades: PK3-12th

Total students: 350+

Avg. class size: 14-25

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $3,285-$7,950 (varies by grade)

Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-12th

Oakwood Christian Academy (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



Founded: 1978

Grades: K-8th

Total students: 150

Avg. class size: 17

Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist

Tuition: $4,800-$6,800 (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: 275

Avg. class size: 15

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Tuition: $3,767-$5,920 PK3-4 | $7,893 K-8th, Catholic students | $11,000 K-8th, non-Catholic students

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 PK3 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.


Point Christian Academy

4000 Dayton Blvd. Chattanooga, TN 37415

p: 423.847.2919



Founded: 2022

Grades: PK2-4th

Total students: 41

Avg. class size: 12-15

Religious affiliation: Christian

Tuition: Call for rates.

Uniforms: Yes, dress code for PK

Point Christian Academy’s (PCA) goal is to provide the best care and education possible in a Christian environment that allows students to grow to their full potential intellectually, physically, and spiritually. PCA is a ministry of Red Bank Baptist Church. PCA offers kindergarten through 4th grade and provides full-day preschool for ages 2 through 4 years old.


Primrose Independent 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-PK4

Total students: 100+

Avg. class size: 8-20

Religious affiliation: None

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

Uniforms: Yes, for PK4 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: PK3-12th

Total students: 100

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Tuition: $4,500

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.


Student learning on a tablet at Signal Centers Early Childhood Education.


Signal Centers Early Childhood Education

109 N. Germantown Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37411

p: 423.698.8528



Founded: 1957

Grades: 6 weeks-K 

Total students: 100

Avg. class size: 8 (Infants-toddlers) and 12 (6 weeks-K)

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



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 Signal Mountain Christian School (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. 


Silverdale Independent School


Silverdale Baptist Academy

7236 Bonny Oaks Dr. Chattanooga, TN 37421

p: 423.892.2319

f: 423.648.7600



Founded: 1999

Grades: Infants-12th

Total students: 1,300

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 Instructional Support Department.


Siskin Early Learning Centers Downtown

1101 Carter St. Chattanooga, TN 37402

p: 423.648.1760

f: 423.648.1780

Siskin at Little Miss Mag

225 Lookout St. Chattanooga, TN 37403

p: 423.266.5286

f: 423.266.3993



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.


Skyuka Hall Independent School


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: See websites for rates.

Uniforms: Yes

Skyuka Hall is an AdvancED and SAIS accredited college preparatory independent school serving students with learning differences in grades K-12. Skyuka Hall offers a low student-teacher ratio and individualized programming to support students with learning challenges such as language-based learning differences, dyslexia, and attention deficit. The mission of academic, physical, social, and spiritual growth allows students to graduate with courage, confidence, and conviction. Limited financial aid is available to qualifying families.


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: $23,100 6th-7th | $23,800 8th-12th | $57,000 boarding | $51,000 mountain 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



Founded: 1960

Grades: PK3-8th

Total students: 320

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Tuition: $5,800 Catholic students | $10,500 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: PK3–5th

Avg. class size: 10-16

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $8,975-$17,572

Uniforms: No

St. Nicholas is a community where children feel safe, valued, and known. They develop independence, a love of learning, and are well-prepared for a lifetime of success.  Located on a beautiful, wooded, 24-acre campus in the East Brainerd community, St. Nicholas is an independent Episcopal school for students ages PK3 through 5th grade. The Early Learning Center offers a nature-based program that gives PK3, PK4, and kindergarteners, in addition to Grades 1-5, a strong educational foundation. St. Nicholas School offers after-school enrichments, a comprehensive summer camp, Spanish, music, art and art history, and year-round gardening programs. Financial aid and payment plans are available. 


St. Peter’s Episcopal School

848 Ashland Ter. Chattanooga, TN 37415

p: 423.870.1794

f: 423.877.2604



Founded: 1964

Grades: PK3-5th

Total students: 223

Avg. class size: 14

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Tuition: $11,180 – $14,370

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: 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



Founded: 1997

Grades: PK3-12th

Total students: 170

Avg. class size: 12-15

Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)

Tuition: $4,500 PK3 TTH | $5,500 PK3 MWF | $7,500 PK3-4 full-time | $8,814 kindergarten | $9,690 1st-5th | $9,917 6th-8th | $10,469 9th-12th

Uniforms: Yes

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School  (TCPS) 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: PK2-12th

Total students: 135

Avg. class size: 10

Religious affiliation: Nondenominational

Tuition: See website for rates.

Uniforms: Yes

United Christian Academy (UCA) 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 is approved by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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