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
  • CCS campus visits to use expanded STEM, Art, and Library rooms

Admissions Process

The King School admissions and financial aid processes begin with each prospective applicant going through the checklist as outlined below. Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are accepted beginning on September 1. The application process must be completed by January 31. We will continue to receive applications after this date as long as there is space available.

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  • Admissions Application

    Complete the Online Application. (Scroll down to find The King School and select appropriate grade level). A one-time, nonrefundable application fee of $25 is required to submit the application. A pastor recommendation will be needed.
    *Cost to attend is $6,896 per student. Financial aid is available by application.
  • Financial Aid Application

    Complete the TADS Application, then click Financial Aid Assessment. Click Financial Aid Instructions for help. You will need the following:  
    1) 2020 W2 
    2) 2020 1040 Form 
    3) Recent paycheck stub
  • Transcripts and School Records

    Please use the Transcript Request Form to submit the following records from your student’s current school (grades 1 and up only):
    • Grades and test scores for last three years
    • Exceptional Education records, if applicable
    • Additional records, as needed (i.e., discipline records, eligibility report)
  • Admissions Committee Evaluation

    The Admissions Committee will evaluate all applicants, and admissions decisions will be made as soon
    as possible.   

The King School Team

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  • Shonda Caines

    Head of
  • Nicha Jean

  • Monica Jackson

  • Debbie Foster

    1st Grade
  • Tonya Hammonds

    2nd Grade
  • Michele Cummings

    3rd Grade
  • Teresia Newton

  • Angie Anand


Come Visit

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  • Our Campus

We would love to hear from you! Please call or email Angie Anand to schedule a tour: 423.265.6411 or

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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