2019 Guide to Chattanooga Private Schools, MDO, Preschools, Kindergartens, and Daycares

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Belvoir Christian Academy

Ages: Infants-8th Grade

Founded: 1887
Total students: 190 (for 2019-2020)
Avg. class size: 12
Religious affiliation: Christian (Lutheran)
Tuition: Call for rates for 2020-2021. 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.

800 Belvoir Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37412


St. Jude School

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. For the 2019/2020 school year our enrollment in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth grade is 310 students.

The majority of St. Jude students live in the Hixson, Soddy-Daisy, Ooltewah, Signal Mountain, Highway 58/Harrison and North Chattanooga communities, though several have come from Cleveland, Rhea County and Jasper. 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.

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

930 Ashland Terrace
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415


The Blessing Place

Ages: Age 1 years old-5th

Homeschool program for K-5th grade and preschool program for ages 12 months to five years olds.

We are Christian-based curriculum program. Our preschool program includes music, Bible time, and age-appropriate learning activities covering letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.

Our homeschool program includes history/geography lesson, science lesson with experiments and Art time.

Both programs include professional gymnastics, chapel, a library, and on-site visits from the Tennessee Aquarium, the Chattanooga Zoo, The Discovery Museum, the East Ridge Fire Department and Library, and Dr. Shock!

Our program hours our Monday / Wednesday or Tuesday / Thursday 9am-2pm.  Please message us on our facebook page, email us at [email protected] or call us at 423 629-3762.

822 Belvoir Ave. East Ridge, TN



Chattanooga Christian School

First Centenary UMC (6 weeks to 5 years)

Girls Preparatory School (6th to 12th grade)

Little Miss Mag (6 weeks to 5 years)

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)

YMCA Downtown Location (1 to 5 years)


Belvoir Christian Academy (Infant to 8th grade)

Boyd Buchanan (Pre-K t0 12th grade)

Brainerd Baptist

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


Bayside Baptist Church MDO (6 weeks to 6 years)

Best Beginnings

Ooltewah Baptist’s Creative Learning Program (2-5 years)

UTC Children’s Center at Brown Academy


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  (Pre-K-5th grade)

Tyner United Methodist (12 months – PreK-4)

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


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School 

The Blessing Place


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)

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

Stuart Heights Baptist (12 months to Pre-K)


Baylor School (6th grade to 12th grade)


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. Augustine Catholic Church (3 years to 4 years)

St. Timothy Episcopal on Signal Mountain

Skyuka Hall (1st-10th grade)

Soddy Daisy

New Salem Baptist (6 weeks to Pre-K)

Stuart Heights Baptist (12 months to Pre-K)


Boynton UMC B-Kidz Day Out

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