Award Year: 2015

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School

4995 North Lee Highway
Cleveland, TN, 37312-4158

(423) 559-8939

Mrs. Kathi Douglas, Principal at time of Nomination

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TCPS provides a quality college preparatory education from a Christian worldview and equips students for tomorrow's challenges by educating the mind and the soul.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 4%
  • White: 92%
  • Hispanic: 4%
TCPS:  a place where Fine Arts, Athletics, Spirit and Academics abounds.

TCPS: a place where Fine Arts, Athletics, Spirit and Academics abounds.

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School is a co-educational school located in Cleveland, Tennessee. The mission of the school is: Tennessee Christian Preparatory School provides a quality college preparatory education, from a Christian worldview, and equips students for tomorrow’s challenges by educating the mind and the soul. The school is located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and serves a diverse population from professionals to blue collar families. Approximately, 70% of the students receive tuition assistance or discounts. In addition, the school awards several minority scholarships each year to community students.

The school’s core values include: Academic Excellence - presenting a community of learning so that each student is provided support to maximize his or her learning potential. Christ-Centered - following the example of Christ in the way He served, the way He taught, the way He loved, and the manner in which He lived. Fiscal Responsibility - valuing the financial gifts that come through tuition, donations, and fundraisers and striving to wisely use those funds in such a way as to honor Christ and to serve this school community. Outreach - providing the students opportunities to serve others by modeling Christ’s servanthood to those within the school and surrounding community. This service to the community is intentional and serves to ensure that our school is an asset to the community.

Technology is a strong presence in the school. Through the initiative of Chromebooks and the Google ecosystem, all students are educated to use technology as a means to discover the world in which they live.