Partner Schools

The King School

The mission of The King School is to build a strong foundation for students in grades K-5 focusing on family, education, diversity, community, and faith.

Educational Program Overview

The King School is a small neighborhood K-5 Christian school located on the campus of Olivet Baptist Church in downtown Chattanooga with one class per grade. Instruction and curriculum practices include:

  • Language-rich classroom environments
  • Literacy instruction specific to needs
  • Math instruction including coding and real-world problem solving
  • The study of history and science in connection with other subjects
  • Bible and technology integration
  • Art experiences
  • Weekly chapel time
  • Flexible Seating options that allow students to move as they learn
  • STEM, Art, Music, and Library activities weekly

Admissions Process

The King School admissions process begins with each prospective applicant going through the checklist described below. Applications for the 2023-2024 school year will be accepted beginning Sept. 1. The application deadline is Jan. 31. We will continue to receive applications after this date as long as there is space available.

To begin your online application or to schedule a tour, please create an account in MyCCS. Within 24 hours a checklist will be assigned for registration.

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The King School Team

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  • Angie Anand

    Admissions Rep.
  • Tracy Austin

    Admin. Assistant
  • Tony Brown

    Admissions Rep.
  • Shonda Caines

    Head of School
  • Michele Cummings

    3rd Grade Teacher
  • Sydney Fisher

    Kindergarten Teacher
  • Debbie Foster

    1st Grade Teacher
  • Tonya Hammonds

    2nd Grade Teacher
  • Nicha Jean

  • Sam Lubben

    4th Grade Teacher
  • Haley McDuff

    Related Arts & P.E. Assistant
  • Meg Word

    Director of Admissions

Come Visit

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  • Phone Number

    Main Office: 423.490.5233
    Admissions: 423.265.6411
  • Physical Address

    Olivet Baptist Church
    740 East ML King Blvd.
    Chattanooga, TN 37403
  • Directions

    From Downtown Chattanooga: Head Southeast from downtown on MLK Blvd. Look for a large mural of Martin Luther King on the side of the building. This is Peeples St. Take a right onto Peeples St. The King School is your first left in to Olivet Baptist Church.
  • School Day Hours

    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
    9:15 AM - 3:00 PM Thursday