Quality Christian education is an important value to Seventh-day Adventists. The Greater Collegedale School System (GCSS) is made up of A.W. Spalding, Collegedale Adventist Middle School, and Collegedale Academy.
A.W. Spalding Elementary School (AWS) offers quality education from Montessori classes through fifth grade. (423) 396-2122
Collegedale Adventist Middle School (CAMS) is grades six through eight. (423) 396-3020
Collegedale Academy (CA) is a co-educational school for young men and women in grades 9 through 12 who desire to grow spiritually and academically and become the people God has planned them to be today and tomorrow. (423) 396-2124
Southern Adventist University (SAU) is a co-education institution established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, offering doctoral, master's, baccalaureate, and associate degrees, and one-year certificates. (423) 236-2000
Student aid is for families who are members of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing who have been active members for at least 6 months and who demonstrate their commitment by regular attendance, service, and giving. The Collegedale Church partners with GCSS in applying for student aid to make the process easier for parents. Please click here to download and complete the general information form for the church, then click here to be redirected to the GCSS student aid page where you’ll find directions and a link to the Financial Aid Application (Smart Aid). Applications must be returned to the Church by the due date.”