Parent Comments

  • "I have had children in public and private schools all over Chattanooga. The thing that stands out about SMCS is the family-like atmosphere and the amount of individualized attention given to each child. SMCS is absolutely the best."
  • “SMCS has exceeded our expectations in providing a quality education for our child. [The teachers] saturate our children with God’s Word and focus on character development, all without sacrificing academic excellence.”
  • "We have been amazed at how well our child's teacher really knows him: his nature, character, and heart as well as his academic strengths and weaknesses."


  • "My children wake up excited to come to school each day. One of them even asked why there couldn't be school on Saturday!"
  • "Even though my children graduated from SMCS several years ago, when they have a day off from their current school, they beg to go back and visit the teachers and students at SMCS for the day."
  • “One of SMCS’s greatest strengths is that the staff takes a holistic approach to child development.”
  • “SMCS’s Christian leadership and loving environment makes for well-rounded students.”


  • “My child received an excellent educational foundation at SMCS that will help him succeed in his new school environment and in his future endeavors.” (The parent underlined it)
  • “I think one of the greatest dangers of a Christian school is developing a sense of elitism or legalism. I have never felt or sensed that spirit at SMCS from the Board or staff, which is extremely important to the well-being of the students.”
  • SMCS’s teachers have the ability to work with a child’s weaknesses as well as to recognize and encourage the child’s strengths.”
  • "Each year at SMCS, my child comes home after the first week of school and declares, 'Mom, I have the best teacher in the whole school this year!"
  • “My children learned to love themselves and others.”
  • At SMCS, my child developed a sincere heart."
  • "We were initially attracted to SMCS because of the Christian Worldview that is foundational to everything that is taught."