Fayette County Public Schools

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(9)
High
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Elementary
(6)
Pre-K
(6)
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There are 9 public schools in Fayette County, Tennessee, serving 3,671 students.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee state average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Fayette County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • SomervilleCentral Elementary School
    20425 Hwy 76 South
    SomervilleTN38068
    (901)465-3208
    306 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Somerville
    East Junior High School
    400 Leach
    SomervilleTN38068
    (901)465-3151
    403 students | Gr. 6-9
  • Somerville
    Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School
    13520 Hwy 59 West
    SomervilleTN38068
    (901)465-9838
    890 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Somerville
    Jefferson Elementary School
    13955 Hwy 59 West
    SomervilleTN38068
    (901)465-2086
    164 students | Gr. PK-8
  • MoscowLa Grange Moscow Elementary School
    15655 Hwy 57 East
    MoscowTN38057
    (901)877-6854
    327 students | Gr. PK-8
  • OaklandOakland Elementary School
    14925 Hwy 194 North
    OaklandTN38060
    (901)465-3804
    630 students | Gr. PK-8
  • SomervilleSomerville Elementary School
    12690 South Main
    SomervilleTN38068
    (901)465-2761
    274 students | Gr. PK-8
  • WillistonSouthwest Elementary School
    8095 Hwy 194
    WillistonTN38076
    (901)465-8317
    248 students | Gr. PK-8
  • OaklandWest Junior High School
    13100 Hwy 194
    OaklandTN38060
    (901)465-0798
    429 students | Gr. 6-9

County Statistics

About Fayette County County Statistics (TN) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 28,149 people 6,238,518 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 19% 18%
Median Household Income $48,234 $38,720
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Did You Know?
Fayette County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.26, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.5. The most diverse school district in Fayette County is Schulenburg Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or in the USA.