Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences

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Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences
CSAS School Logo.jpeg
The school in 2010
865 East 3rd Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee
United States
Coordinates 35°03′01″N 85°17′42″W / 35.0502°N 85.2949°W / 35.0502; -85.2949Coordinates: 35°03′01″N 85°17′42″W / 35.0502°N 85.2949°W / 35.0502; -85.2949
Type Public Magnet School
Established 1986
School district Hamilton County Department of Education
Principal Jim Boles
Grades K–12
Enrollment 1059
Campus Urban
Mascot The Patriots
Wyatt Hall
Built 1920–1921
Architect R. H. Hunt
Architectural style Georgian Revival
NRHP Reference # 86002897[1]
Added to NRHP October 23, 1986

The Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences is a K-12 magnet school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It was opened in 1986 in the former Wyatt Hall building, which was used as a high school until 1983. The building was built in 1920–1921 and designed by Reuben H. Hunt, a Chattanooga architect.[2] Its liberal-arts curriculum is patterned on the 'Paideia' philosophy of Mortimer Adler. The school building has been a school in several incarnations, and was once attended by Samuel L. Jackson (as Riverside High School).

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Wyatt Hall". Retrieved April 5, 2017.