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The Bright School was founded in 1913 by progressive educator Mary G. Bright and currently enrolls about 300 students from preschool age to fifth grade.

From preschool through the elementary years, our school provides a seamless transition from grade to grade, each year building upon each other to prepare graduates for middle school and beyond. The majority of our graduates continue on to the best middle and high schools in Chattanooga and later to college.

Our curriculum and activities are a blend of the hands-on and personalized learning upon which Miss Bright built her school and innovative practices of today that nurture and challenge students.

A kindergarten student is working
Infographic: 355 enrollment, 20 countries represented, 1:7 student-teacher ratio,  1 slide in the library