Top 10 Most Improved Public Schools in Tennessee (2024)

A school's improvement is based on a its total rise in ranking spots during the last five years (2019-24).
Improved Rank Range: 542 1,549 Avg. Improved Rank: 753

Most Improved Public Schools in Tennessee (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Ranking Change (2019-24)
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Johnson Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +1549
(from 1,701 to 152)
Grades: 5-12
1200 2nd Ave South
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 749-3067
Rank: #22.
Samuel Everett School Of Innovation
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +1343
(from 1,485 to 142)
Grades: PK-12
1500 Jett Rd
Maryville, TN 37802
(865) 984-9420
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Harris-hillman Special Education
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +1279
(from 1,431 to 152)
Grades: PK-12
1706 26th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 298-8085
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Riverside Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Rank Change: +1279
(from 1,431 to 152)
Grades: K-12
104 Elizabeth Street
Ashland City, TN 37015
(615) 746-1424
Rank: #55.
Ellen Myers Primary
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +1082
(from 1,349 to 267)
Grades: PK-4
275 Nettleton Rd
Harrogate, TN 37752
(423) 869-2172
Rank: #66.
Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy
(Math: 38% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +977
(from 1,251 to 274)
Grades: K-12
351 Stumpy Ln
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 453-3400
Rank: #77.
Dresden High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +895
(from 1,485 to 590)
Grades: 9-12
7150 Highway 22
Dresden, TN 38225
(731) 364-2949
Rank: #88.
Jasper Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +831
(from 1,293 to 462)
Grades: PK-4
495 Warrior Dr
Jasper, TN 37347
(423) 942-2110
Rank: #99.
Park View Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +800
(from 1,263 to 463)
Grades: PK-4
545 Scott Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 526-2516
Rank: #1010.
Copper Basin High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +721
(from 1,311 to 590)
Grades: 7-12
205 Cougar Dr
Copperhill, TN 37317
(423) 496-3291
Rank: #1111.
Ralph Askins School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +719
(from 1,228 to 509)
Grades: PK-4
901 Shady Ln
Fayetteville, TN 37334
(931) 433-5311
Rank: #1212.
Monteagle Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +708
(from 1,454 to 746)
Grades: PK-8
120 East Main St
Monteagle, TN 37356
(931) 924-2136
Rank: #1313.
Friendship Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +702
(from 1,339 to 637)
Grades: PK-5
6117 Highway 189
Friendship, TN 38034
(731) 677-2718
Rank: #1414.
Bobby Ray Memorial
(Math: 29% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +693
(from 1,493 to 800)
Grades: PK-5
504 North Chancery St
Mcminnville, TN 37110
(931) 473-9006
Rank: #1515.
Battle For Teaching Learning
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +685
(from 932 to 247)
Grades: PK-5
1601 Market St
Chattanooga, TN 37408
(423) 498-6860
Rank: #1616.
Jo Byrns Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +666
(from 1,012 to 346)
Grades: PK-5
6399 Highway 41 North
Cedar Hill, TN 37032
(615) 696-0533
Rank: #1717.
Gadsden Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +649
(from 908 to 259)
Grades: PK-5
18989 Highway 79
Gadsden, TN 38337
(731) 663-2453
Rank: #1818.
Lewis Co High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +646
(from 1,082 to 436)
Grades: 9-12
818 West Main St
Hohenwald, TN 38462
(931) 796-4085
Rank: #1919.
South Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +640
(from 1,123 to 483)
Grades: PK-5
570 Stone Rd
Pinson, TN 38366
(731) 988-5413
Rank: #2020.
North Sumner Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +638
(from 984 to 346)
Grades: K-5
1485 North Sumner Rd
Bethpage, TN 37022
(615) 888-2281
Rank: #2121.
Whitworth-buchanan Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +634
(from 1,377 to 743)
Grades: 6-8
555 Manchester Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
(615) 904-6765
Rank: #2222.
Maury City Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +631
(from 890 to 259)
Grades: PK-5
5442 Highway 88
Maury City, TN 38050
(731) 656-2244
Rank: #2323.
Pelham Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +629
(from 1,272 to 643)
Grades: PK-8
2402 Sr 50
Pelham, TN 37366
(931) 467-3276
Rank: #2424.
Ridgemont Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +621
(from 1,172 to 551)
Grades: PK-8
1285 N Highway 45 By - Pass
Union City, TN 38261
(731) 536-5171
Rank: #2525.
Woodland Park Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +614
(from 1,297 to 683)
Grades: PK-5
88 Panther Dr
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-3505
Rank: #2626.
Tellico Plains High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +607
(from 1,136 to 529)
Grades: 9-12
9180 Hwy 68
Tellico Plains, TN 37385
(423) 253-2550
Rank: #2727.
South Pittsburg Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +596
(from 1,287 to 691)
Grades: PK-6
310 Elm Ave
South Pittsburg, TN 37380
(423) 837-6117
Rank: #2828.
Cassville Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Rank Change: +590
(from 826 to 236)
Grades: PK-5
261 Will Thompson Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 761-2277
Rank: #2929.
Seymour Primary
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +580
(from 986 to 406)
Grades: K-3
717 Boyds Creek Rd
Seymour, TN 37865
(865) 577-5970
Rank: #3030.
Bon De Croft Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rank Change: +569
(from 975 to 406)
Grades: PK-5
8095 Crossville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 935-2359
Rank: #3131.
Chuckey Doak High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +564
(from 1,093 to 529)
Grades: 9-12
365 Ripley Island Rd
Afton, TN 37616
(423) 798-2636
Rank: #3232.
Harriman Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +562
(from 1,288 to 726)
Grades: 6-8
1025 Cumberland St
Harriman, TN 37748
(865) 882-1727
Rank: #3333.
Knowledge Academies High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +561
(from 1,539 to 978)
Grades: 9-12
5320 Hickory Hollow Pkwy
Antioch, TN 37013
(615) 810-8370
Rank: #3434.
Palmer Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rank Change: +560
(from 1,454 to 894)
Grades: PK-8
226 Schoolhouse Rd
Palmer, TN 37365
(931) 779-3383
Rank: #3535.
Cannon County High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Rank Change: +542
(from 1,368 to 826)
Grades: 9-12
1 Lion Dr
Woodbury, TN 37190
(629) 218-3197
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