Top 10 Best Tennessee Public Schools (2022)

Tennessee is the #22 largest school system in the United States, serving 998,594 students across the 1,773 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Tennessee is 39%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 35%.
The top ranked public schools in Tennessee are Merrol Hyde Magnet School, Central Magnet School and Mcfadden School Of Excellence. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 37% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TN) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
10%
Black
22%
White
63%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Tennessee (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 98% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-12
128 Township Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Central Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
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: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 98% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
221 Bridge Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-7251
Rank: #44.
Discovery School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Rank: #55.
Clovercroft Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
9336 Clovercroft Rd
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 472-5170
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Glendale Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
800 Thompson Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 279-7970
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Julia Green Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
3500 Hobbs Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8082
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lockeland Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
105 South 17th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 258-1330
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Brentwood Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
5324 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4250
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Lipscomb Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
8011 Concord Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4650

Best Tennessee Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
26
11,961
16%
14
8,754
37%
31
18,166
14%
26
15,984
23%
13
4,558
19%
20
7,856
6%
13
6,277
10%
3
1,121
5%
12
5,248
9%
19
9,768
20%
164
84,835
71%
5
3,041
17%
16
8,387
16%
13
6,794
28%
12
5,876
15%
18
8,509
29%
8
3,861
22%
22
9,301
12%
18
10,543
35%
78
44,822
46%
7
3,619
10%
9
4,720
18%
90
60,937
30%
4
1,725
8%
10
5,030
19%
12
7,184
23%
8
4,007
13%
24
12,878
70%
12
4,377
10%
10
5,542
21%
20
12,450
31%
15
7,845
16%
4
1,752
5%
16
6,799
11%
11
5,104
25%
4
1,075
8%
6
2,390
4%
20
11,421
20%
8
5,191
15%
17
6,633
10%
21
11,381
28%
10
4,261
2%
28
14,512
17%
260
152,121
81%
9
3,126
9%
40
20,606
11%
50
29,636
22%
14
11,114
28%
6
2,405
13%
10
4,207
11%
11
6,520
25%
7
2,316
4%
10
4,193
14%
9
3,997
7%
27
22,116
22%

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