OverviewAngela Frick photo 2

Growing parent demand: Charter schools began opening in Hamilton County, which includes Chattanooga, in the 2009-10 school year, beginning with approximately 127 students in two schools. Since that time, parent demand for increased high-performing education options for their children has driven more student enrollment. Student enrollment has grown more than six times since charter school began operating in Hamilton County.

Current landscape: There are an estimated more than 750 students in public charter schools for the 2015-16 school year enrolled in four schools.



Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence5600 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga 37411K-5
Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence - Middle School5600 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga 374116
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy1802 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga 374046th - 12th
Ivy Academy8520 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy 373799th-12th