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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,754 students in Bedford County, TN. Bedford County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
The top ranked public schools in Bedford County, TN are Thomas Magnet, Cascade Elementary School and Cascade Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bedford County, TN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 34% statewide average). Schools in Bedford County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Tennessee public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Bedford County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Thomas Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    515 Tate Avenue
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-6818

    Grades: PK-5 | 413 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cascade Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2998 Fairfield Pike
    Wartrace, TN 37183
    (931) 389-0031

    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Cascade Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1165 Bell Buckle Wartrace Rd
    Wartrace, TN 37183
    (931) 389-9389

    Grades: 6-8 | 350 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Community Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3480 Highway 41a
    Unionville, TN 37180
    (931) 685-1417

    Grades: PK-5 | 700 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Cascade High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1165 Bell Bckle/wartrace
    Wartrace, TN 37183
    (931) 389-9389

    Grades: 9-12 | 475 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Community Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3470 Hwy 41a Rd
    Unionville, TN 37180
    (931) 685-1426

    Grades: 6-8 | 405 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Liberty Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 Snell Rd
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-7809

    Grades: PK-8 | 752 students
  • Rank: #88.
    South Side Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    903 Cannon Blvd
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-7545

    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Harris Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    570 Eagle Blvd
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-5195

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,031 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    East Side Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    421 Elliott St
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-7112

    Grades: K-5 | 444 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Eakin Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 Glenoaks Rd
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-7852

    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Community High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Community Crossing
    Unionville, TN 37180
    (931) 685-1418

    Grades: 9-12 | 516 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Shelbyville Central High School Math: 6% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Eagle Blvd
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-5672

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,497 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Learning Way Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Learning Way Dr
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 685-1425

    Grades: K-5 | 540 students
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