Independent Schools

A.W. Spalding Elementary

4820 University Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37315
p: (423) 396-2122
f: (423) 396-2218
gcss.org
marketing@collegedaleacademy.com
Founded: 1958
Grades: K-5th; Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC): 3-5 years
Total students: 270
Avg. class size: 20
Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Tuition: $5,050 constituent | $7,600 non-constituent | $6,700 ECEC constituent | $7,850 ECEC non-constituent
Uniforms: Yes, for K-5th

A.W. Spalding Elementary (AWS) is a Christian school established to educate, equip, and inspire students to be critical thinkers who serve others and reflect Christ’s character. In addition to daily Bible class and traditional academic classes, once a week the AWS student body gathers for a worship time. Computer, music, art, library, and PE classes are standard curriculum for every grade level. Afterschool intramurals take place from kindergarten through 5th grade. AWS is part of the Greater Collegedale School System (GCSS).



Baylor School



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: 1,030
Avg. class size: 14.5
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: $24,700 day (6th-12th) | $50,300 boarding (9th-12th)
Uniforms: Yes

Baylor School is one of the country’s leading coeducational college prep schools. The school’s mission is to foster in students both the ability and the desire to make a positive difference in the world. One hundred percent of Baylor graduates attend college, and the most recent graduating class earned more than $16 million in college scholarships. At Baylor, students work with peers who value academic achievement and are dedicated to success in and out of the classroom. At the heart of it all are teachers who are committed to helping students reach their full potential.



Belvoir Christian Academy


 


Belvoir Christian Academy

800 Belvoir Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37412
p: (423) 622-3755
f: (423) 622-0177
bcalions.org
admissions@bcalions.org
Founded: 1887
Grades: Infants-8th
Total students: 166
Avg. class size: 12
Religious affiliation: Christian (Lutheran)
Tuition: Call for rates.
Uniforms: Yes, for K-middle

Belvoir Christian Academy provides a solid foundation academically and spiritually to prepare students to attend the college-preparatory high school of their choice. BCA is fully accredited by the National Lutheran School Accreditation and AdvancEd. In addition to focusing on academic excellence and spiritual growth for each child, BCA is able to offer individual attention in a family-oriented environment. Sports opportunities include volleyball, soccer, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, and track. Students may also participate in extracurricular activities such as taekwondo, gymnastics, choir, art classes, and piano and voice 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: K3-12th
Total students: 300
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



Boyd Buchanan School

4650 Buccaneer Trl.
Chattanooga, TN 37411
p: (423) 622-6177
f: (423) 508-2218
bbschool.org
info@bbschool.org
Founded: 1952
Grades: PK3-12th
Total students: 956
Avg. class size: 15
Religious affiliation: Christian
Tuition: $8,300 PK | $8,400 K-5th | $9,800 6th-8th | $10,900 9th–11th | $11,100 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
brainerdbaptistschool.org
scorcoran@brainerdbaptist.org
Founded: 1953
Grades: PK3-5th
Total students: 300
Avg. class size: 13
Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)
Tuition: $4,103, T/Th  |  $5,824 K3-K4, MWF    $7,126 K3-K4, M-F  |  $9,193 K5 
$9,639 1st-5th
Uniforms: Yes

Brainerd Baptist School provides a high-quality comprehensive academic program in a loving Christian environment with the goal of developing children into positive, contributing influences in the community and world. Robust fine arts exposure, innovative technology, and a strong athletic program create an exceptional environment filled with opportunities. 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
f: (423) 265-0025
brightschool.com
bmoore@brightschool.com
Founded: 1913
Grades: Junior PK-5th
Total students: 300
Avg. class size: 15
Religious affiliation: The Bright School
is not religiously affiliated, and it welcomes
all faiths and religions.
Tuition: $5,400 Jr. PK, 3-day | $7,700 Jr. PK, 5-day | $10,765 PK | $15,615 K-5th
Uniforms: Yes, for PK-5th; junior PK 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: 85
Avg. class size: 15-20
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, and the school is affiliated with the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools and the American Association of Christian Schools.



Chattanooga Christian School


 


Chattanooga Christian School

3354 Charger Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37409
p: (423) 265-6411
f: (423) 756-4044
ccsk12.com
mword@ccsk12.com
Founded: 1970
Grades: PK-12th
Total students: 1,200
Avg. class size: 15-20
Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)
Tuition: $8,650 PK | $9,900 elementary  $11,250 middle | $13,350 high
Uniforms: Yes, for middle and high school

Chattanooga Christian School (CCS) is a PK-12th grade day school nestled on 70 acres at the foot of Lookout Mountain. CCS has been serving Christian families in the Chattanooga area for 47 years. The school’s motto, “A place to grow,” is the theme that encompasses all it offers through academics, arts, athletics, leadership, and service. Chattanooga Christian School is committed to providing an environment that allows children the opportunity to realize their full, God-given potential.

Collegedale Academy

4855 College Dr. E
Collegedale, TN 37315
p: (423) 396-2124
f: (423) 396-3363
gcss.org
marketing@collegedaleacademy.com
Founded: 1892
Grades: 9th-12th
Total students: 300
Avg. class size: 20
Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Tuition: $9,100 constituent $11,650 non-constituent
Uniforms: Yes

Collegedale Academy is a Christian school established to educate, equip, and inspire students to be critical thinkers who serve others and reflect Christ’s character. As a four-year, coeducational secondary school, CA offers a standard high school diploma as well as college preparatory and honors diplomas. Opportunities such as mission trips, student-led week-of-prayers, community service, fine arts classes, sports, and class/club organizations add to the CA experience. CA is part of the Greater Collegedale School System (GCSS).

Collegedale Adventist Middle School

4856 College Dr. E
Collegedale, TN 37315
p: (423) 396-3020
f: (423) 396-3043
gcss.org
marketing@collegedaleacademy.com
Founded: 1958 (relocated and renamed in 2010)
Grades: 6th-8th
Total students: 165
Avg. class size: 24
Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Tuition: $5,750 constituent $8,300 non-constituent
Uniforms: Yes

Collegedale Adventist Middle School (CAMS) is a Christian school established to educate, equip, and inspire students to be critical thinkers who serve others and reflect Christ’s character. The school provides quality education with many additional learning opportunities, including choir, band, praise band, bell choir, orchestra, art, STEM lab, robotics, community service projects, and Spanish. CAMS also offers a growing and active middle schoolers’ intramural and interscholastic sports program. CAMS is part of the Greater Collegedale School System (GCSS).



Girls Preparatory School



Girls Preparatory School

205 Island Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37405
p: (423) 634-7644
f: (423) 634-7643
gps.edu
admissions@gps.edu
Founded: 1906
Grades: 6th-12th
Total students: 600
Avg. class size: 15
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: $25,340
Uniforms: Yes

At Girls Preparatory School, our teaching methods, programs, culture, and priorities begin and end with what is best for girls. Along with a robust academic curriculum –with classes such as forensic science, engineering design, world languages, and graphic arts–GPS also fosters a girl’s creativity with a fine arts program that produces a full-scale Broadway musical each spring and a modern dance troupe that garners national acclaim. GPS also offers 15 varsity sports, among them volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, and tennis.

Grace Baptist Academy

7815 Shallowford Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
p: (423) 892-8222
f: (423) 894-1194
gracechatt.org
admissions@mygracechatt.org
Founded: 1985
Grades: PK4-12th; Grace Children’s Center:
ages 2 months-4 years
Total students: 575
Avg. class size: 18
Religious affiliation: Baptist
Tuition: $7,350 PK4-1/2 day | $8,050 PK4-elementary | $9,400 middle | $10,300 high
Uniforms: Yes

Grace Baptist Academy is a private Christian school serving metropolitan Chattanooga and surrounding counties in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. With almost 1,200 graduates having attended more than 100 colleges and universities, Grace provides an excellent educational program. Appropriate curriculum and creative methods are utilized in a supportive, safe, and wholesome atmosphere for students. The total educational experience at Grace enables students to recognize their learning styles, discover abilities and talents, and encourages their pursuit of God’s design for their lives.

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy

2201 Hickory Valley Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
p: (423) 894-0597
f: (866) 567-4496
hamiltonheights.net
hhca@hamiltonheights.net
Founded: 1997
Grades: 9th-12th
Total students: 71
Avg. class size: 13
Religious affiliation: Nondenominational
Tuition: $6,100
Uniforms: No

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (HHCA) was founded to offer a unique educational opportunity for secondary high school students at an affordable tuition rate. HHCA has full accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). It does not discriminate on the basis of biological sex, age, race, national/ethnic origin, 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
hvcs.org
frontoffice@hvcs.org
Founded: 1980
Grades: PK3-5th
Total students: 130
Avg. class size: 12
Religious affiliation: Nondenominational Christian; accepts students of other faiths
Tuition: $4,800-$7,950 (varies by age and hours)
Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-5th

Hickory Valley Christian School (HVCS) is a private Christian school that offers academic excellence, small class sizes, and individualized learning with a focus on integrated technology in a Christ-centered, nurturing environment. HVCS is dedicated to the development of the whole child through a Christian education designed to foster creative learning and a love for others. 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
apisonsdaschool.com
apisonsdaschool@yahoo.com
Founded: 1977
Grades: K-8th
Total students: 50
Avg. class size: 16
Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Tuition: Approx. $400/month
Uniforms: No

Lester Coon Adventist School is a small school in a rural setting promoting outdoor education and Christian values. New students are welcome each year, and the involvement of families in the education process is encouraged. 



McCallie School



McCallie School

500 Dodds Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
p: (423) 624-8300
f: (423) 493-5426
mccallie.org
admission@mccallie.org
Founded: 1905
Grades: 6th-12th
Total students: 939
Avg. class size: 14
Religious affiliation: Christian (nondenominational)
Tuition: $26,160 day (6th-12th) | $50,225 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: Toddler-8th
Total students: 235
Avg. class size: 14-24
Religious affiliation: None
Tuition: $5,633-$8,045
Uniforms: No

The Montessori School is dedicated to a model of learning that recognizes children as naturally eager for knowledge, 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


 


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: 419
Avg. class size: 15
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Tuition: $11,862 Catholic students (includes fees and books) | $15,585 non-Catholic students (includes fees and books)
Uniforms: Yes

Celebrating its 142nd anniversary, 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: PK3-12th
Total students: 285
Avg. class size: 12
Religious affiliation: Baptist
Tuition: $2,450-$6,850 (varies by grade)
Uniforms: Yes, for 1st-12th

OCA is a standards-driven school, embracing a solid Christian curriculum to achieve their goal of a biblical worldview. Students participate in weekly chapel programs and have extension opportunities, including art, band, drama, French, Spanish, music, PE, and technology. OCA partners with Truett-McConnell

University to offer dual enrollment ACCEL
classes for 10th through 12th grade students. OCA graduates have a 100% college acceptance and receive academic, athletic, and the Georgia Hope scholarships. Athletic opportunities include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

Ooltewah Adventist School

9209 Amos Rd.
Ooltewah, TN 37363
p: (423) 238-4449
f: (423) 238-4577
oaksonline.net
ooltewahsda@epbfi.com
Founded: 1975
Grades: K-8th
Total students: 126
Avg. class size: 16
Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Tuition: Call for rates.
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: PK3-8th
Total students: 306
Avg. class size: 14
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Tuition: $6,030 Catholic $9,100 non-Catholic
Uniforms: Yes

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) is an AdvancED-accredited parochial school providing a high-quality education. OLPH is committed to fostering the realization that each person’s relationship with God, self, and others is a lifelong process. OLPH prepares students to live in an ever-changing society while motivating students to employ Christian principles by using their talents to serve the needs of others. The free exchange of ideas and opinions among students, parents, and teachers is encouraged.

Primrose School of East Brainerd & Hixson

East Brainerd
1619 Gunbarrel Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
p: (423) 499-5584
f: (423) 499-9846
primroseschools.com/schools/east-brainerd
jsexton@primroseeastbrainerd.com

Hixson
5170 Preschool Ln.
Hixson, TN 37343
p: (423) 870-4840
f: (423) 870-9447
primroseschools.com/schools/hixson
ctownsend@primrosehixson.com
Founded: East Brainerd: 1993 | Hixson: 1994
Grades: Infants-PK
Total students: 100+
Avg. class size: 8-18
Religious affiliation: None
Tuition: Varies by classroom and full- or part-time
Uniforms: Yes, for PK only

Primrose School 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) 339-9904
sbcministries.com
academy@sbcministries.com
Founded: 1999
Grades: K4-12th
Total students: 65
Avg. class size: 7
Religious affiliation: Baptist
Tuition: $4,300
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
signalcenters.org
pam_hudson@signalcenters.org
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
f: (423) 424-4144
smcstn.org
smcs@smcstn.org
Founded: 1998
Grades: K-5th
Total students: 90
Avg. class size: 10
Religious affiliation: Nondenominational
Tuition: $5,700 K-2nd | $6,200 3rd-5th
Uniforms: Yes

Signal Mountain Christian School (SMCS) serves as an extension of the home to assist Christian parents in training up their children to love God’s Word and His world and to serve Him for life. Its small student-teacher ratio allows SMCS to provide strong academics in a Christ-centered, nurturing environment that focuses on the unique gifts of each student. Through a hands-on approach, SMCS fosters curiosity, creativity, and community.



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: PK-12th
Total students: 1,050
Avg. class size: 17
Religious affiliation: Baptist
Tuition: $7,840 kindergarten | $8,254 1st-5th | $9,600 middle | $10,329 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 accredited with ACSI and AdvancEd. Silverdale Baptist Academy also provides students with learning challenges and opportunities to flourish with its Specialized Academics Department.



Siskin Early Learning Center


 


Siskin Early Learning Center

1101 Carter St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
p: (423) 648-1760
f: (423) 648-1780
siskin.org
chelsea.rogers@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 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


 


Skyuka Hall

1200 Mountain Creek Rd., Ste. 300
Chattanooga, TN 37406
p: (423) 877-9711
f: (423) 876-0398
skyukahall.org
rkopet@skyukahall.org
Founded: 1966
Grades: K-12th
Total students: 83
Avg. class size: 8
Religious affiliation: None
Tuition: $15,383 lower school $16,974 upper school
Uniforms: Yes

Skyuka Hall is an SAIS, SACS, COSI, and AdvancED accredited independent school dedicated to providing a positive learning experience for students with learning differences. As the fastest growing school in Tennessee, Skyuka looks to graduate 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
f: (931) 463-2121
sasweb.org
admission@sasweb.org
Founded: 1868
Grades: 6th-12th
Total students: 255
Avg. class size: 13
Religious affiliation: Episcopal
Tuition: $18,500 middle (day) | $19,100 upper (day) | $46,600 boarding
Uniforms: No

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is a private, coeducational, day and boarding college preparatory school that cultivates creativity and celebrates individuality. Located on a beautiful 550-acre campus, SAS students learn and rejoice in the natural world. Students enjoy small classes, an award-winning arts program, sports and recreational opportunities, and access to the facilities of the University of the South. Typically, 95% or more of graduates enroll directly into four-year colleges and universities.



St. Jude  School


 


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: PK3-8th
Total students: 342
Avg. class size: 14
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Tuition: $4,600 + $600 student fee for parish Catholic students | $6,500 + $600 student fee for out-of-parish Catholic students | $9,700 + $600 student fee for 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
stns.org
chasden@stns.org
Founded: 1958
Grades: PK–5th
Total students: 201
Avg. class size: 10-15
Religious affiliation: Episcopal
Tuition: $10,927-$15,764 (varies by grade)
Uniforms: No

Located on a beautiful 24-acre campus in the East Brainerd community, St. Nicholas School is an independent Episcopal school for preschool through 5th grade. Founded 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. St. Nicholas School offers after-school enrichments, a comprehensive summer camp, a woodworking program, and year-round gardening programs. St. Nicholas nurtures the whole child, integrating spiritual, artistic, and physical development.



St. Peter’s Episcopal School


 


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: PK-5th
Total students: 190
Avg. class size: 14
Religious affiliation: Episcopal
Tuition: $5,310-$11,600
Uniforms: Yes

St. Peter’s Episcopal School is a child-centered community that values each student as a uniquely intelligent individual. The curriculum features a vibrant 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, wellness, and athletics into the learning experience. Located on 11 acres, the campus facilities include large classrooms, an art studio, a music conservatory, a science lab, an outdoor teepee, 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: 71
Avg. class size: 15
Religious affiliation: Seventh-day Adventist
Tuition: $5,200
Uniforms: Yes

Standifer Gap SDA School is a K through 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

4995 N. Lee Hwy.
Cleveland, TN 37312
p: (423) 559-8939
f: (423) 559-8944
tcpsk12.org
ksuits@tcpsk12.org
Founded: 1997
Grades: PK3-12th
Total students: 300
Avg. class size: 15
Religious affiliation: Christian (interdenominational)
Tuition: $295/month preschool (T/Th) | $395/month preschool (MWF) | $560/month preschool (M-F) | $7,790 kindergarten | $8,490 1st-5th  $8,990 6th-8th | $9,490 9th-12th
Uniforms: Yes

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence 2015, SACS (AdvancED) accredited, coeducational, interdenominational school offering a strong college preparatory academic program. Located in Cleveland, Tennessee, TCPS integrates Christian faith into the curriculum and the daily life of students. While TCPS is appreciative of the various Christian doctrines and traditions of the numerous students and families comprising the school community, it does not operate under the authority or doctrine of any denomination or church, but instead under the supervision of an independent board of trustees.

United Christian Academy

2200 Peerless Rd. NW
Cleveland, TN 37311
p: (423) 478-2500
f: (423) 479-8847
ucacademyinfo.com
ucaramstn@gmail.com
Founded: 2003
Grades: PK3-8th
Total students: 160
Avg. class size: 10
Religious affiliation: Nondenominational
Tuition: $400/month PK | $365/month elementary $375/month 6th-8th
Uniforms: Yes

At United Christian Academy, the staff and teachers are devoted to pinpointing and cultivating each student’s unique, God-given talents and abilities. UCA is an accredited institution that fosters a safe and encouraging environment – an atmosphere that enhances the holistic growth of students, intellectually, physically, artistically, and spiritually. The school’s goal is to develop students’ potential so they can become responsible citizens who set standards for excellence in our society.

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