Micro 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
  • 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 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.

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  • Admissions Application

    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.
  • Financial Aid Application

    Complete the TADS application online. Click Admissions then Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid.
    You will need the following:  
    1) 2018 W2 
    2)
    2018 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 fall semester of 2019
    • Exceptional Education records, if applicable
    • Additional records, as needed (i.e., discipline records, eligibility report)
     
  • Core Distinctives Seminar

    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.
  • 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
    School
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  • Angie Anand

    Admissions
    Representative
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  • Michelle Oliver

    School
    Secretary
    Email
  • Debbie Foster

    First Grade
    Teacher
    Email
  • Monica Jackson

    Kindergarten
    Teacher
    Email

Come Visit

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  • Our Campus

We would love to hear from you!

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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 - Friday