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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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We are currently accepting applications for the coming school year. Contact us for more information and to begin the admissions process. We look forward to welcoming your family to Bright!

Apply now for fall 2021!

Contact for more information.
Director of Admissions: Brooke Moore

Our campus has many outdoor spaces for learning and play.

The Bright School

1950 McDade Lane, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37405