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
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
The King School admissions and financial aid processes begin with each prospective applicant going through the checklist as outlined below. Applications for the 2020-2021 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.
Complete the Online Application. A one-time, nonrefundable application fee of $25 is required to submit the application. A pastor recommendation will be needed. *Cost to attend is $6,500 per student. Financial aid is available by application.
Parents are required to attend a Core Distinctives Seminar, which is an informative small group meeting with CCS President, Chad Dirkse, and OBC Youth Pastor, Chris Sands. The Admissions Office will schedule your seminar once the application and all required documents have been received.
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.