Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in Tennessee (2024)

Public elementary schools in Tennessee achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 36% (2024).
The public elementary schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Tennessee is Central Magnet School with ≥99%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 74.5% 99% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 82%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in Tennessee (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Central Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
Grades: 6-12
701 East Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 904-6789
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Mcfadden School Of Excellence
Magnet School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: K-5
221 Bridge Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-7251
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: K-12
128 Township Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543
Rank: #44.
Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: K-8
221 Todd Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6715
Rank: #55.
Lockeland Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-4
105 South 17th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 258-1330
Rank: #66.
Discovery School
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: PK-6
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Rank: #77.
Campus School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-5
535 Zach Curlin
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2285
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Clovercroft Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: K-5
9336 Clovercroft Rd
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 472-5170
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Meigs Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 5-8
713 Ramsey St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 271-3222
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Julia Green Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-4
3500 Hobbs Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8082
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Lookout Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
321 N Bragg Ave
Lookout Mountain, TN 37350
(423) 821-6116
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Jordan Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: PK-5
9714 Split Log Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-5270
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Nolan Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: K-5
4435 Shackleford Ridge Rd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-0898
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Brentwood Middle School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 6-8
5324 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4250
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Crockett Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: PK-5
9019 Crockett Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4340
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Thrasher Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: K-5
1301 James Blvd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-0882
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Bailey Station Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: PK-5
3435 Bailey Station Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-6380
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Crosswind Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: K-5
831 West Shelton Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-3330
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Grassland Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: K-5
6803 Manley Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4480
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Maxine Smith Steam Academy
(Math: 60% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 6-8
750 E Parkway S
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 416-4536
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Sequoyah Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: PK-5
942 Southgate Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 594-1360
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Glendale Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: PK-4
800 Thompson Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 279-7970
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Percy Priest Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-4
1700 Otter Creek Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8416
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Thomas Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: PK-5
515 Tate Avenue
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-6818
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Towne Acres Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-4
2310 Larkspur Dr
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 854-4800
Rank: #2626.
Walnut Grove Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 77%
Grades: PK-5
326 Stable Rd
Franklin, TN 37069
(615) 472-4870
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Fred J Page Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 6-8
6262 Arno Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4760
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Lipscomb Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: PK-5
8011 Concord Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4650
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Pearre Creek Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: PK-5
1811 Townsend Blvd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-5150
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Dogwood Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: PK-5
8945 Dogwood Rd
Germantown, TN 38139
(901) 756-2310
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Hunters Bend Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: K-5
2121 Fieldstone Pkwy
Franklin, TN 37069
(615) 472-4580
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Scales Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: PK-5
6430 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4830
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Tara Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: PK-5
600 Harpers Ferry Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-3337
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Woodland Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: 6-8
1500 Volunteer Pkwy
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4930
Rank: #3535.
Spanish Immersion @ Barksdale
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: K-5
1920 Madison St, C/o Spanish I
Clarksville, TN 37043
(931) 648-5685
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Tennessee average public elementary schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Tennessee average public elementary schools reading/language arts proficiency is 36%% for 2024.
What are the public elementary schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Tennessee?
The best top ranked public elementary schools in Tennessee include Central Magnet School, Mcfadden School Of Excellence and Merrol Hyde Magnet School.

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