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Thank You 2017-2018 Hamilton County Bible History Teachers
20 Hamilton County Bible History teachers, who collectively held 45 degrees, enriched 4,068 public school middle and high school students with strong pedagogy, key mentors, and role models during the 2017-2018 school year.
Bible in the Schools delivers annual community gift to Hamilton County Schools' Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson reimburse complete costs of Bible History elective program for 2016-2017.
Because of your generosity, Lookout Valley Middle/High School is excitedly preparing to launch its new Bible History program, August 2018.
Helping Our Students Become Culturally Literate
Bible History elective courses develop cultural literacy, a component essential to a well-rounded education and the overall development of youth.
Three New Schools Offered Bible History 2017-2018
Bible History began in 3 new schools last fall with subsequent enrollment as follows: Sale Creek Middle/High School, 105; Red Bank High School, 67; and Ivy Academy, 84 students.
Challenging Students' Worldview
While wrestling with essential questions around complex text, Bible History elective courses have helped many students process through some of the deeper questions of life.
A Robust Elective Gifted By the Community Enters its 97th Year
“Bible in the Schools is pleased to be a part of strengthening Hamilton County public schools. We believe the optional Bible History courses provide a unique benefit to public school students, at no cost to taxpayers, that will have a long-term impact.” Board Chairman, Mr. Chris Maclellan

Bible History elective classes in the public schools are an opportunity for students to have a viewpoint neutral, foundational study – at no cost to taxpayers – of one of the cornerstone texts of world history, which helps students become culturally literate and better equipped to thrive and contribute to a global world.

"Our Bible class has been an amazing opportunity to escape the regular chaos of school."

- Bible History student, Hamilton County Schools

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measurABLE impact

Given prior to and at the conclusion of each course, quantifiable data from pre- and post-tests provides valuable information relative to student growth and academic achievement. See the results. 


A 1980 ACLU-inspired lawsuit in Hamilton County, TN, drew national attention. Learn more.

community support

Bible History classes in our public schools would not be possible without generous support of the broader community.