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Be Happy.  Be BRIGHT.  Be You! 

The Bright School is a private, independent elementary school in Chattanooga, Tennessee, founded in 1913 by educator Mary G. Bright. We offer junior pre-k, pre-k, and grades kindergarten through fifth grade.

About Us

Renovations Underway
We have completed the first phase of a three-year project to improve the learning environment for grades 1-5 and the gym and library used by all students.
 Education of the Whole Child
The Bright School provides opportunities for creative growth in music, visual art, physical education, Spanish, technology and woodshop. 
Family Atmosphere
Children and parents become part of the Bright School family and participate in traditions like the annual picnic and grade level plays.
Outdoor Program
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School is in session, and our students and teachers enjoy being together again.

The admissions season has begun. To learn more about applying for the 2021-22 school year, please contact Director of Admissions Brooke Moore.

We’re Open!

Director of Admissions: Brooke Moore

Our campus has many outdoor spaces for learning and play.