In 2015, Northside Neighborhood House partnered with Hamilton County Schools to pilot the first community school in Hamilton County. Red Bank High School was chosen as the location. An initiative of Chattanooga 2.0, community schools are designed to provide wrap around supports to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs ot the community where the school is located. 

NNH CommUNITY Schools provide assistance with homework, post-secondary school preparation, social and emotional learning, and enrichment activities.

NNH CommUNITY School Coordinators have a presence at Hixson Middle, Red Bank Elementary/Middle/High, Soddy Daisy Middle, and Sale Creek Middle/High School.

Additional Info:

  • Average attendance for afterschool programming is 45-60 at each location
  • Virtual afterschool programming available for HCS at-home students
  • Supper provided for each afterschool student through a partnership with the YMCA
  • Support families in crisis by connecting them to the NNH Stability program and other community organizations
  • Through a partnership with the Helen Ross McNabb Center, a full-time mental health professional is available to students at Hixson Middle School, Red Bank High School, and Soddy Daisy Middle School