Guide to Chattanooga Preschools, Daycare, and MDOs

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Belvoir Christian Academy

Belvoir Christian Academy (2)

Ages: Infants-8th Grade

Founded: 1887
Total students: 200 (for 2023-2024)
Avg. class size: 12
Religious affiliation: Christian (Lutheran)
Tuition: Call for rates for 2023-2024. Inquire about our Variable Tuition program.
Uniforms: yes (K-middle school)

Since 1887, Belvoir Christian Academy has been serving students in pre-school through eighth grade, providing a solid foundation academically and spiritually to prepare them to attend the college-preparatory high school of their choice. The school also offers year-round child care through its on-campus Christian Children’s Center for infants age six weeks to early age three, preparing them for success in the full academic programs for pre-K3/4, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school levels. 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 Tae Kwon-Do, gymnastics, choir, piano and voice lessons.

St. Jude School

St. Jude School Chattanooga

Ages: PK3 – 8th Grade

With the sacrifice and determination of young families, St. Jude School was founded in 1960 in order to offer excellence in education, rooted in a Christian environment, based on Catholic theology. We welcome families of all faiths in this, our 60th year.

Because of our strong curriculum, especially in Math, Science and English, we are known for graduates who are well prepared high school students, spiritual, balanced, respectful and dedicated. We offer a wide variety of athletic, art, music and extracurricular programs and activities. To learn more about how to catch the St. Jude Spirit please contact us at (423) 877-6022 or email [email protected].

Guided by God, St. Jude School strives to provide academic excellence in an environment that embraces the Catholic values of spirituality and service.

The Nanny Collection

The Nanny Collection

Chattanooga’s Leading Nanny Agency! We hand-select exceptional Nannies who provide care in the safest place of them all, in your own home.

With our “Applicant to Hire Ratio” being less than 4%, our commitment to our clients is strong. We only provide candidates who are experienced, educated, and reliable.

We provide ongoing support throughout recruitment, during the hiring process, and throughout the entirety of employment!

The Goddard School

Ages: Infant-Kindergarten

The Goddard School is more than a warm and nurturing place. It’s more than a great education for your child. It’s peace of mind. Welcome to The Goddard School® of Chattanooga, where every day is filled with fun learning experiences! Each day, caring and attentive teachers provide your child with countless opportunities to grow academically, socially, emotionally and physically in a safe and loving environment. The future belongs to our children and we prepare them for that. We promise to prepare them with the highest quality of education and care. Truly fostering an environment where they grow, learn, and have fun.


First Centenary UMC (6 weeks to 5 years)

Girls Preparatory School (6th to 12th grade)

Little Miss Mag (6 weeks to 5 years)

McCallie School

The Montessori School (1 year to 8th grade)

Northside Learning Center (1-4 years)

Siskin Children’s Institute (6 weeks to Pre-K)

St. Luke’s and St. Mark’s UMC (8 weeks to 4 years)

The Bright School

UTC Children’s Center at Battle (6 weeks to 5 years)

UTC Children’s Center at Brown Academy (6 weeks to PreK)

YMCA Downtown Location (1 to 5 years)

Skyuka Hall (1st-10th grade)


Belvoir Christian Academy (Infant to 8th grade)

Boyd Buchanan (Pre-K to 12th grade)

Brainerd Baptist

First Cumberland Presbyterian Child Development Center (6 weeks to 4 years)

Skyuka Hall (1st-10th grade)


Concord Baptist (6 months to 5 years)

Christ United Methodist

Grace Baptist Children’s Center (6 weeks-4 years old)

Grace Baptist Academy (Pre-K to 12th grade)

Hickory Valley Christian (Pre-K to 5th grade)

Primrose of East Brainerd (Infant to Pre-K)

Ridgedale Baptist

Silverdale Baptist (Jr Pre-K: 3 years, Kindergarten-12th grade)

St. John’s United Methodist Church

St. Martin’s Episcopal (1 to 4 years)

St. Nicholas School  (PK3-5th grade)

Tree of Knowledge Learning Center (Infant to Pre-K)

Tyner United Methodist (12 months – PreK-4)

Woodland Park Mother’s Day Out (3 years to Kindergarten)


Abba’s House (6 weeks to Pre-K)

Best Beginnings

Burks United Methodist in Hixson (3 & 4 years)

Dallas Bay Baptist (6 weeks to Pre-K)

Grace Church of the Nazarene (6 weeks to Pre-K)

Highland Plaza United Methodist Preschool (2 to 5 years)

Hixson First Baptist (6 months to 5 years)

Hixson United Methodist (birth to Pre-K)

Kids R Kids (Infant to Pre-K)

Middle Valley Academy (6 months-5 years with half day Kindergarten)

Primrose of Hixon (birth to Pre-K)

Rivermont Presbyterian (1 years to Pre-K)

St. Jude School (PK3-8th Grade)

St. Peter’s Episcopal School (2 years to 5th grade)

Stuart Heights Baptist (12 months to Pre-K)


Baylor School (6th grade to 12th grade)

Red Bank United Methodist Preschool (1 1/2 to 5 years)

Rivermont Presbyterian Church Early Learning Center (10 months to 5 years)

White Oak Preschool/MDO (4 weeks to Pre-K)


Mt. Carmel Baptist CDC (6 weeks to 5 years)

Signal Crest United Methodist (2 years to Pre-K)

Signal Mountain Christian School (Kindergarten to 5th grade)

Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church (6 months to 5 years)

St. Timothy Episcopal on Signal Mountain


New Salem Baptist (6 weeks to Pre-K)

Stuart Heights Baptist (12 months to Pre-K, Soddy Daisy Campus)

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