A.W. Spalding Elementary School

Tel: (423)396-2122
Grades: PK - 5 | 280 students
A.W.
Spalding is a Christian community of learners dedicated to extraordinary accomplishments.
The school seeks to inspire its learners to think deeply, live fully, serve unselfishly, and love God completely.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Learning Programs Supported Student with mild learning differnences will be considered for admission after review of their IEP.
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 280 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade A.W. Spalding Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants/shorts, School skirt, crested polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,175
Tuition Notes Includes application fee, registration, and 10 months tuition at $485 per month.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $600
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Tom Fogg

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballGolf,
GymnasticsSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. AWS Band, AWS Handbell Choir, AWS Robotics, AWS String Orchestra, AWS Yearbook Club AWS Band, AWS Robotics, AWS Handbell Choir,
AWS String Orchestra,
AWS Yearbook Club,

School Notes:

  • A.W. Spalding is a co-ed PreKindergarten to 5th grade day school operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  AWS has been located at the same place on the campus of Southern Adventist University since 1958.  AWS offers a daily Bible class along with the core curriculum which includes: Language Arts, Mathmatics, Physical Educaation, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Technology.  In addition, there are many Fine Arts choices to choose from including:  general classroom music, band (5th grade), choirs, strings, and visual arts.  AWS also has a computer lab and mobile cart for laptop computers.  AWS also runs an after school intramural program and after school child care to 6:00 p,m. Mondays to Thursdays and to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.
    AWS is located on the campus of Southern Adventist University and enjoys a close working relationship with the university.  Students are able to interact with university professors, as well as use the various facilities on campus.
  • Profile last updated: 01/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Collegedale Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Standifer Gap SDA School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Standifer Gap SDA School (1.4 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Collegedale Collegedale Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 628
    Collegedale , TN , 37315
    (423)396-2124
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0  mi  |  357  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chattanooga Standifer Gap SDA School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    8255 Standifer Gap Road
    Chattanooga , TN , 37421
    (423)892-6013
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.4  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chattanooga
    Valley Academy    
    Alternative School
    2200 Morris Hill Rd
    Chattanooga , TN , 37421
    (423)894-4220
    Alternative School
    2.4  mi  |  63  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Chattanooga
    Silverdale Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    7236 Bonny Oaks Drive
    Chattanooga , TN , 37421
    (423)892-2319
    (Baptist)
    2.5  mi  |  1001  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Chattanooga
    Grace Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    7815 Shallowford Rd
    Chattanooga , TN , 37421
    (423)892-8222
    (Baptist)
    2.5  mi  |  518  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
Choosing the right private school for your child involves comparing schools as opposed to ranking them.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on.
Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!