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For the 2021 school year, there are 79 blue ribbon public schools in Tennessee, serving 44,542 students.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
Tennessee blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 34% statewide average).
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Tennessee are Mcfadden School Of Excellence, Central Magnet School and Merrol Hyde Magnet School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee public school average of 16:1.

Top Tennessee Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Mcfadden School Of Excellence Magnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    221 Bridge Ave
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 893-7251

    382 students
    Year: 2013, 2019
  • Central Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    701 East Main St
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 904-6789

    1,240 student
    Year: 2020
  • Merrol Hyde Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    128 Township Dr
    Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (615) 264-6543

    654 students
    Year: 2018
  • Discovery School Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 895-4973

    387 students
    Year: 2018
  • Clovercroft Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9336 Clovercroft Rd
    Franklin, TN 37067
    (615) 472-5170

    771 students
    Year: 2015
  • Lockeland Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    105 South 17th St
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 258-1330

    303 students
    Year: 2019
  • Lipscomb Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8011 Concord Rd
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 472-4650

    718 students
    Year: 2020
  • Sequoyah Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    942 Southgate Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865) 594-1360

    493 students
    Year: 2019
  • Crockett Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9019 Crockett Rd
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 472-4340

    828 students
    Year: 2019
  • Campus Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    535 Zach Curlin
    Memphis, TN 38152
    (901) 678-2285

    324 students
    Year: 2019
  • Scales Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6430 Murray Ln
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 472-4830

    789 students
    Year: 2018
  • Brentwood Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5324 Murray Ln
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 472-4250

    1,268 student
    Year: 2016
  • Glendale Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    800 Thompson Ave
    Nashville, TN 37204
    (615) 279-7970

    430 students
    Year: 2016
  • Julia Green Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3500 Hobbs Rd
    Nashville, TN 37215
    (615) 298-8082

    428 students
    Year: 2020
  • Thrasher Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1301 James Blvd
    Signal Mountain, TN 37377
    (423) 886-0882

    567 students
    Year: 2004
  • Maxine Smith Steam Academy Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    750 E Parkway S
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901) 416-4536

    338 students
    Year: 2019
  • Meigs Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    713 Ramsey St
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 271-3222

    686 students
    Year: 2013
  • Kenrose Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1702 Raintree Pkwy
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 472-4630

    990 students
    Year: 2014
  • Trinity Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4410 Murfreesboro Rd
    Franklin, TN 37067
    (615) 472-4850

    754 students
    Year: 2014
  • Walnut Grove Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    326 Stable Rd
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615) 472-4870

    624 students
    Year: 2016
  • Lakeland Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10050 Oak Seed Ln
    Arlington, TN 38002
    (901) 867-7071

    931 students
    Year: 2018
  • Indian Lake Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    505 Indian Lake Rd
    Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (615) 824-6810

    601 students
    Year: 2004
  • Donelson Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12140 Donelson Farms Pkwy
    Arlington, TN 38002
    (901) 389-6973

    814 students
    Year: 2018
  • Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6579 East Brainerd Rd
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (423) 855-2614

    449 students
    Year: 2005
  • Fairmont Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1405 Lester Harris Rd
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    (423) 434-5275

    512 students
    Year: 2011
  • Thomas Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    515 Tate Avenue
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    (931) 684-6818

    413 students
    Year: 2013
  • Grassland Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2390 Hillsboro Rd
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615) 472-4500

    971 students
    Year: 2004
  • Martin Luther King Junior School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    613 17th Avenue North
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 329-8400

    1,226 student
    Year: 2014
  • Franklin Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1501 Figuers Dr
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615) 794-1187

    341 students
    Year: 2006
  • Holston View Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1840 King College Rd
    Bristol, TN 37620
    (423) 652-9470

    390 students
    Year: 2007
  • West Side Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1310 Burgie St
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 547-8030

    336 students
    Year: 2020
  • J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5250 Tulane Rd
    Memphis, TN 38109
    (901) 416-3156

    588 students
    Year: 2008, 2016
  • Hillsboro Elementary/ Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5412 Pinewood Rd
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615) 472-4560

    641 students
    Year: 2014
  • Greeneville High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    210 Tusculum Blvd
    Greeneville, TN 37745
    (423) 787-8030

    874 students
    Year: 2008
  • Holice Powell Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    988 Highway 210 South
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731) 285-1994

    219 students
    Year: 2009
  • Show 44 more Blue Ribbon public schools in Tennessee (out of 79 total schools)
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