Siskin School

1101 Carter Street,
Chattanooga, TN, 37402-0374
Tel: (423)648-1761
Siskin Children's Institute is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with special needs and their families through excellence in education, support services, advocacy and community partnerships.
Our vision is to be the leader in advancing the field of early childhood special education and to build an inclusive society for people of all abilities.
We believe that children of all abilities are unique and capable learners benefiting from exploration within a predictable, loving and safe environment.
We believe that the family is a child's first teacher and that collaboration, respect and family involvement in the team approach to early education are paramount.
We believe that a positive and accepting learning environment supports each child's social, emotional, physical, motor, language and cognitive development.
We believe that children of all abilities grow and develop to their full potential by having the opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate activities, being exposed to multiple instructional approaches, interacting with peers and developing relationships with caring adults.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Bilingual School Association
Council of Bilingual Education
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 3

Student Body

Total Students 93 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Siskin School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Boyd-Buchanan School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brainerd Baptist School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Brainerd Baptist School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Chattanooga Brainerd Baptist School
    (Christian)
    Po Box 8099
    Chattanooga , TN , 37414
    (423)622-3873
    (Christian)
    0.2  mi  |  219  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chattanooga
    Boyd-Buchanan School
    (Church of Christ)
    4650 Buccaneer Trail
    Chattanooga , TN , 37411
    (423)629-7610
    (Church of Christ)
    0.2  mi  |  980  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Chattanooga
    The Montessori School
    Montessori School
    300 Montessori Way
    Chattanooga , TN , 37404
    (423)622-6366
    Montessori School
    1.5  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Chattanooga
    Girls Preparatory School
    All-girls 
    Po Box 4736
    Chattanooga , TN , 37405
    (423)634-7600
    All-girls 
    1.5  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Chattanooga
    Chattanooga Christian School
    (Christian)
    3354 Charger Drive
    Chattanooga , TN , 37409
    (423)265-6411
    (Christian)
    2.1  mi  |  1154  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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