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

Public high schools in Tennessee achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 40% (2024).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Tennessee is Central Magnet School with ≥99%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 62% 99% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 74%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High 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.
Hume - Fogg High School
Magnet School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 9-12
700 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-6300
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.
Hamilton County Collegiate High At Chattanooga State
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 697-4492
Rank: #55.
Martin Luther King Jr School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 7-12
613 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-8400
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Brentwood High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 9-12
5304 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4220
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Ravenwood High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 9-12
1724 Wilson Pike
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4800
Rank: #88.
Franklin High School
Magnet School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: 9-12
810 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4450
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Fred J Page High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
6281 Arno Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4730
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
L N Stem Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
401 Henley St
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 329-8440
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Early College High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
120 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 353-3333
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Renaissance High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
108 Everbright Ave
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4670
Rank: #1313.
Nolensville High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: 9-12
1600 Summerlyn Dr
Nolensville, TN 37135
(615) 472-5200
Rank: #1414.
Independence High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 9-12
1776 Declaration Way
Thompsons Station, TN 37179
(615) 472-4600
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Stem School Chattanooga
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 531-6270
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Vanguard Virtual High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
1320 West Main St, Suite 202
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-5304
Rank: #1717.
Chatt High Center For Creative Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: 6-12
1301 Dallas Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 498-7365
Rank: #1818.
Madison Academic Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 71%
Grades: 9-12
575 Lambuth Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 427-3501
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Farragut High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 9-12
11237 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 966-9775
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Maryville High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 10-12
825 Lawrence Ave
Maryville, TN 37803
(865) 982-1132
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Signal Mountain Middle/high School
Magnet School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 6-12
2650 Sam Powell Trl
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-0880
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
East High School
Magnet School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 9-12
3206 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 416-6160
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
University School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: K-12
1 Alexendra Dr
Johnson City, TN 37614
(423) 439-4333
Rank: #2424.
Summit High School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 9-12
2830 Twin Lakes Dr
Spring Hill, TN 37174
(615) 472-5100
Rank: #2525.
Jackson Central-merry Early College High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 9-12
215 Allen Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 664-2575
Rank: #2626.
Collierville Virtual Academy
(Math: 50% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 67%
Grades: 3-12
145 W. Poplar Ave
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 861-7000
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 65%
Grades: K-9
6579 East Brainerd Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 855-2614
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Houston High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 65%
Grades: 9-12
9755 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38139
(901) 756-2370
Rank: #2929.
The Ilearn Institute At Lenoir City Schools
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: K-12
200 East Broadway St
Lenoir City, TN 37771
(865) 988-1934
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Arlington High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 64%
Grades: 9-12
5475 Airline Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
(901) 867-1541
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Upper
(Math: 50% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 64%
Grades: 6-12
865 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 498-6845
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Collierville High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 64%
Grades: 6-12
11605 E. Shelby Dr
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-3310
Rank: #3333.
Nashville School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 63%
Grades: 9-12
1250 Foster Ave
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 291-6600
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Johnson City Virtual Academy
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: 5-12
820 W. Market St
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 928-0380
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Medical District High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: 9-12
737 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 416-2345
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Tennessee average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Tennessee average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency is 40%% for 2024.
What are the public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Tennessee?
The best top ranked public high schools in Tennessee include Central Magnet School, Hume - Fogg High School and Merrol Hyde Magnet School.

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