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Tennessee School Information

Local Public and Private Schools in Chattanooga

Education is the force will guide our children to future success — make sure they're receiving the very best. Here are the public and private schools in Chattanooga, TN that will nurture your child's love of learning and thirst for knowledge.  

If you need help selecting the right school for your child or have questions about which schools are assigned to which areas, reach out to me. Schools are a crucial part of living in Chattanooga, and I want you to be happy with the home and schools you are choosing. 

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Chattanooga Public Schools

Students who go to public school in Chattanooga attend elementary school, middle school, and high school within Hamilton County Schools. Here is a list of the public schools separated by area in Chattanooga. 

Downtown Chattanooga

  • Battle Academy for Teaching and Learning
  • Brown International Academy
  • Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences
  • Clifton Hills Elementary
  • East Lake Academy of Fine Arts
  • East Lake Elementary
  • East Side Elementary
  • Hardy Elementary
  • Orchard Knob Elementary
  • Orchard Knob Middle School

Northshore and Riverview

  • Center for Creative Arts (6-12)
  • Normal Park Museum Magnet Lower School
  • Normal Park Upper School
  • Rivermont Elementary

Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain straddles Tennessee and Georgia, so students have the opportunity to attend public schools in either state. The two schools that are located in the Lookout Mountain area are Lookout Mountain Elementary in Tennessee and Fairyland Elementary School in Georgia. 

Lookout Valley and St. Elmo

The schools in Lookout Valley and St. Elmo are the Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy (preK-5), Lookout Valley Elementary School, and the combined Lookout Valley Middle/High School.

Signal Mountain

Students can attend K-12 public school in Signal Mountain at Nolan Elementary, Thrasher Elementary, and the combined Signal Mountain Middle/High School.

Hixson and Soddy Daisy

  • Allen Elementary
  • Big Ridge Elementary
  • Daisy Elementary
  • DuPont Elementary
  • Falling Water Elementary
  • Gann Middle Valley Elementary
  • Harrison Elementary
  • Hixson Elementary
  • McDonnell Elementary
  • Soddy Elementary
  • Brown Middle School
  • Hixson Middle School
  • Loftis Middle School
  • Sale Creek Middle/High School
  • Soddy-Daisy Middle School
  • Sequoyah High School
  • Central High School
  • Hixson High School
  • Soddy-Daisy High School

Red Bank and East Ridge

  • East Ridge Elementary
  • Red Bank Elementary
  • East Ridge Middle School
  • Red Bank Middle School
  • East Ridge High School
  • Red Bank High School

East Brainerd and Brainerd

  • Barger Academy of Fine Arts
  • Bess T. Shepherd Elementary
  • East Brainerd Elementary School
  • Hillcrest Elementary School
  • Lakeside Academy
  • Westview Elementary
  • Woodmore Elementary
  • Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (K-8)
  • Dalewood Middle School
  • Tyner Middle Academy
  • Brainerd High School
  • Tyner Academy

Ooltewah and Collegedale

  • Apison Elementary
  • Ooltewah Elementary
  • Snow Hill Elementary
  • Wallace A. Smith Elementary
  • Wolftever Creek Elementary
  • East Hamilton Middle/High School
  • Hunter Middle School
  • Ooltewah Middle School
  • Ooltewah High


Chattanooga Private Schools

Baylor School (6-12th grade)

  • 171 Baylor School Rd. | Chattanooga, TN 37405
  • (423) 267-8505
  • Total number of students: 1040  Average class size: 15
  • Uniforms - Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: 32%

Belvoir Christian Academy (PK3-8th grade)

  • 800 Belvoir Ave. | Chattanooga, TN 37412
  • (423) 622-3755
  • Total number of students: 135  Average class size: 12
  • Uniforms: No
  • Students receiving financial aid: not public information

Boyd-Buchanan School (PK-12th grade)

  • 4650 Buccaneer Tr. | Chattanooga, TN 37411
  • (423) 622-6177 
  • Total number of students: 900+  Average class size: 18(elementary) 20 (middle)  varies (high school)
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: 16%
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Brainerd Baptist School (PK3-5th grade)

  • 300 Brookfield Ave. | Chattanooga, TN 37411
  • (423) 622-3873
  • Total number of students: 300  Average class size: 14
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: varies

Bright School (PK3-5th grade)

  • 1950 McDade Ln. | Chattanooga, TN 37405
  • (423) 267-8546
  • Total number of students: 304  Average class size: 14
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: 16%

Chattanooga Christian School (PK-12th grade)

  • 3354 Charger Dr. | Chattanooga, TN 37409
  • (423) 265-6411
  • Total number of students: 1,182  Average class size: 20
  • Uniforms: No
  • Students receiving financial aid: 20-25%

Girls Prepatory School (6-12th grade)

  • 205 Island Ave. | Chattanooga, TN 37405
  • (423) 634-7600
  • Total number of students: 585 Average class size: 15
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: 40.5%

Grace Baptist Academy (PK-12th grade)

  • 7815 Shallowford Rd. | Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • (423) 892-8224
  • Total number of students: 600  Average class size: 18
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: varies

Hickory Valley Christian School (PK3-5th grade)

  • 6605 Shallowford Road | Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • (423) 894-3200 
  • Total number of students: 130  Average class size: 10-12
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: 18%

McCallie School (6-12th grade)

  • 500 Dodds Ave. | Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • (423) 624-8300
  • Total number of students:930  Average class size: 14
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: 38%

The Montessori School (Pre K- 8th grade)

  • 300 Montessori Way Chattanooga TN., 37404
  • (423) 622-6366 
  • Total number of students: 235  Average class size: 13
  • Uniforms: No
  • Students receiving financial aid: 10%

Notre Dame High School (9-12th grade)

  • 2701 Vermont Ave. | Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • (423) 624-4618
  • Total number of students: 420  Average class size: 17
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: varies
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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (PK-8th grade)

  • 505 S. Moore Rd. | Chattanooga, TN 37412
  • (423) 622-1481 
  • Total number of students: 338  Average class size: 19
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: varies

Silverdale Baptist Academy (K-12th grade)

  • 7236 Bonny Oaks Dr. | Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • (423) 892-2319
  • Total number of students: 1,000+  Average class size: 1:17 teacher/student ratio
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: Not noted

St. Peter’s Episcopal School (PK3-5th grade)

  • 848 Ashland Terrace | Chattanooga, TN 37415
  • (423) 870-1794
  • Total number of students: 204  Average class size: 12-13
  • Uniforms: Yes
  • Students receiving financial aid: varies

Chattanooga Charter Schools

George R. Stuart Elementary (K-5th grade)

  • 802 20th St. NW | Cleveland, TN 37311
  • (423) 476-8246

Goal Academy (6-12th grade)

  • 209 Sunset Dr. | Cleveland, TN 37312
  • (423) 476-0699

Hopewell Elementary School (PK-5th grade)

  • 5350 Freewill Rd. NW | Cleveland, TN 37312
  • (423) 478-8802

Mayfield Elementary School (K-5th grade)

  • 501 20th St. NE | Cleveland, TN 37311
  • (423) 472-4541

Michigan Avenue School (PK-5th grade)

  • 188 Michigan Avenue School Rd. NE | Cleveland, TN 37323
  • (423) 478-8807

North Lee Elementary School (K-5th grade)

  • 205 Sequoia Rd. NW | Cleveland, TN 37312
  • (423) 478-8809

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