Who We Are

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School (TCPS) is a co-educational, interdenominational school offering a college preparatory academic program for students in preschool (PK3) through twelfth (12) grade. Located in Cleveland, Tennessee, TCPS integrates Christian faith into the curriculum and the daily life of students. While TCPS is appreciative of the various Christian doctrines and traditions of the numerous students and families comprising the school community, TCPS does not operate under the authority or doctrine of any denomination or church, but operates as an independent 501(c)(3) corporation under the authority and supervision of an independent Board of Trustees.

Philosophy Statement

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School is dedicated to the education of the whole child as a Christian and as a citizen. With the support and cooperation of home, school, Church, and community, we provide an environment where each student is given the opportunity to reach his/her greatest potential spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Educational Purpose

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School will serve the families of Cleveland, Bradley County, and surrounding communities by providing a quality independent school education from a Biblical worldview which will challenge students to: share fully the gifts that have been given to them by God; to grow in grace and wisdom; to develop spiritually, academically, physically, socially and artistically; and to become people of character who value and improve the world they inherit.


Vision and Mission

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School provides a quality college preparatory education, from a Biblical worldview, and equips students for tomorrow’s challenges by educating the mind and the soul.

Core Values

At the philosophic center of Tennessee Christian Preparatory School are the following core values, which serve as a compass to guide the school community toward fulfilling the school’s mission:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Christ-Centeredness
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Outreach
  • Community Service