Top 10 Best Hamilton County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 39 private schools serving 10,819 students in Hamilton County, TN (there are 79 public schools, serving 45,176 public students). 19% of all K-12 students in Hamilton County, TN are educated in private schools (compared to the TN state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Hamilton County, TN include Boyd Buchanan School, Baylor School and St. Nicholas School.
The average tuition cost is $17,624, which is higher than the Tennessee private school average tuition cost of $11,393.
69% of private schools in Hamilton County, TN are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Seventh Day Adventist).

Top Ranked Hamilton County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Baylor School
Baylor School Photo - Baylor's 690-acre campus is located on the Tennessee River and surrounded by mountains.
171 Baylor School Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 757-2511
Grades: 6-12
| 1,060 students
Belvoir Christian Academy
Belvoir Christian Academy Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(4)
800 Belvoir Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37412
(423) 622-3755
Grades: PK-8
| 190 students
Berean Academy
(Baptist)
441 Berean Ln
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 877-1288
Grades: PK-12
| 387 students
Bethel Christian Academy
(Christian)
(1)
3001 Hamill Rd
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-5757
Grades: 6-12
| 21 students
Boyd Buchanan School
Boyd Buchanan School Photo
(Christian)
4650 Buccaneer Trail
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 622-6177
Grades: PK-12
| 1,050 students
300 Brookfield Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 622-3873
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
The Bright School
The Bright School Photo
(1)
1950 McDade Lane
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-8546
Grades: NS-5
| 350 students
Chattanooga Christian School
Chattanooga Christian School Photo - Over the past decade, we've invested more than 20 million dollars in our 55+ acre campus to create spaces designed for life and learning and to increase a sense of belonging. This includes the construction of new facilities like a dedicated Lower School STEM Room as well as repurposed facilities like Upper School Science Labs and student spaces.
(Christian)
(1)
3354 Charger Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37409
(423) 265-6411
Grades: PK-12
| 1,363 students
Girls Preparatory School
All-girls
205 Island Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 634-7600
Grades: 6-12
| 511 students
Grace Baptist Academy
Grace Baptist Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
7815 Shallowford Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 892-8224
Grades: PK-12
| 437 students
Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Hamilton Heights Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
5545 N Terrace
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 894-0597
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
McCallie School
McCallie School Photo - The College Counseling office works with our students to help them find the best college fit for them and to make sure they are best prepared for the application and the financial aid processes.
All-boys (Christian)
(4)
500 Dodds Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 624-8300
Grades: 6-12
| 977 students
Notre Dame High School
Notre Dame High School Photo
(Catholic)
2701 Vermont Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 624-4618
Grades: 9-12
| 393 students
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
505 South Moore Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37412
(423) 622-1481
Grades: PK-8
| 247 students
St. Jude School
(Catholic)
(1)
930 Ashland Ter
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 877-6022
Grades: PK-8
| 338 students
St. Nicholas School
St. Nicholas School Photo - Where the love of learning takes root.St. Nicholas School is a private elementary Episcopal school in Chattanooga, Tennessee for preschool through fifth grade. Our outstanding preschool and elementary education, after school enrichment classes, comprehensive summer camp, and year round gardening programs faithfully follow our Mission and Core Values which guide everything we do.
(Episcopal)
7525 Min Tom Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 899-1999
Grades: NS-5
| 202 students
Signal Mountain Christian School
Signal Mountain Christian School Photo
(Christian)
808 Key Hulse Road
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-1115
Grades: K-5
| 97 students
Silverdale Baptist Academy
Silverdale Baptist Academy Photo - 2018 State Softball Champions!
(Christian)
(3)
7236 Bonny Oaks Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 892-2319
Grades: PK-12
| 965 students
Standifer Gap SDA School
Standifer Gap SDA School Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(1)
8255 Standifer Gap Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 892-6013
Grades: K-8
| 57 students
Adonai Academy
(Christian)
2809 13th Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(423) 752-4001
Grades: 2-8
| 9 students
Annoor Academy Of Chattanooga
(Islamic)
2533 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 894-1637
Grades: PK-8
| 76 students
Avondale Sda Continuation School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1201 N Orchard Knob Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 698-5028
Grades: K-8
| 28 students
Calvary Christian School
Calvary Christian School Photo - Our Andrews Annex that holds our 3rd grade to 12th grade classes.
(Christian)
4601 North Ter
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 622-2181
Grades: PK-12
| 63 students
Collegedale Academy-elementary
Collegedale Academy-elementary Photo - A view of the playground and athletic fields at AWS.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
4855 College Drive E
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 396-2122
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Collegedale Adventist Middle School
Special Program Emphasis (Seventh Day Adventist)
4856 College Dr. E
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 396-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 181 students
Hickory Valley Christian School
(Christian)
6605 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 894-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 82 students
Hixson SDA School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
6424 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-6515
Grades: K-9
| 24 students
Lester Coon Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
11429 Bates Road
Apison, TN 37302
(423) 236-4926
Grades: K-8
| 52 students
Marty's Center
Special Education School
4519 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 805-3025
Grades: PK-1
| 20 students
Middle Valley Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
7901 Middle Valley Rd
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-1911
Grades: PK-K
| 25 students
Montessori School
Montessori School
300 Montessori Way
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 622-6366
Grades: PK-8
| 310 students
Ooltewah Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
9209 Amos Rd
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 238-4449
Grades: K-8
| 119 students
Orange Grove Center
Special Education School
615 Derby St
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 493-2938
Grades: Inquire with school
| 47 students
St. Peter's Episcopal School
St. Peter's Episcopal School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
(4)
848 Ashland Ter
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 870-1794
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
Scholze Center
Alternative School
911 Pineville Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 643-1610
Grades: 8-12
| 35 students
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Hamilton County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7122 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 894-6954
Grades: PK-10
| 312 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Hamilton County, TN?
The top ranked private schools in Hamilton County, TN include Boyd Buchanan School, Baylor School and St. Nicholas School.
How many private schools are located in Hamilton County, TN?
39 private schools are located in Hamilton County, TN.
How much do private schools cost in Hamilton County, TN?
The average tuition cost is $17,624, which is higher than the Tennessee private school average tuition cost of $11,393.
How diverse are private schools in Hamilton County, TN?
Hamilton County, TN private schools are approximately 17% minority students, which is lower than the Tennessee private school average of 19%.
What percentage of students in Hamilton County, TN go to private school?
19% of all K-12 students in Hamilton County, TN are educated in private schools (compared to the TN state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Hamilton County, TN?
69% of private schools in Hamilton County, TN are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Seventh Day Adventist).

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