The Bright School
- Bright School, the oldest independent elementary, coeducational school in Tennessee, is committed to the intellectual, artistic, physical, and moral growth of young boys and girls.
- We seek academically talented students of diverse cultural, racial, religious and economic backgrounds who are willing and capable of engaging in the challenging academic opportunities the school has to offer.
- We offer these students a rich and rigorous interdisciplinary, child-centered curriculum designed to stimulate creative inquiry, intellectual achievement and independent thinking in a world increasingly without borders.
- With the guidance of the professions best teachers, Bright Schools students develop a life-long love of learning, high personal expectations and integrity, and a strong sense of responsibility for themselves, their community, and the natural world.
- Throughout their journey, they build a firm foundation upon which they will become wise and compassionate citizens of the world.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Other school association(s)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||319 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||28 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||12 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- ChattanoogaGrades: PK-5 | 364 students
Po Box 8099
Chattanooga, TN 37414
- ChattanoogaGrades: PK-12 | 1154 students
3354 Charger Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37409
- ChattanoogaGrades: PK-12 | 1001 students
7236 Bonny Oaks Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
- ChattanoogaGrades: PK-8 | 168 students
800 Belvoir Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37412
- ChattanoogaGrades: PK-5 | 193 students
848 Ashland Ter
Chattanooga, TN 37415
- Posted by Parent - Meghan