Top 10 Best Tennessee Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 63 blue ribbon public elementary schools serving 32,059 students in Tennessee.
Blue ribbon 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.
The top ranked blue ribbon public elementary 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.
Tennessee blue ribbon public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Tennessee public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee public elementary school average of 38% (majority Black).

Best Tennessee Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
128 Township Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543
Grades: K-12
| 654 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Central Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 East Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 904-6789
Grades: 6-12
| 1,240 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Mcfadden School Of Excellence
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
221 Bridge Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-7251
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #44.
Discovery School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Grades: K-6
| 387 students
Rank: #55.
Clovercroft Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9336 Clovercroft Rd
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 472-5170
Grades: K-5
| 771 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Glendale Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
800 Thompson Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 279-7970
Grades: PK-4
| 430 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Julia Green Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3500 Hobbs Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8082
Grades: PK-4
| 428 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lockeland Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
105 South 17th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 258-1330
Grades: K-4
| 303 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Brentwood Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5324 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4250
Grades: 6-8
| 1,268 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Lipscomb Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8011 Concord Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4650
Grades: K-5
| 718 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Meigs Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
713 Ramsey St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 271-3222
Grades: 5-8
| 686 students
Rank: #1212.
Towne Acres Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2310 Larkspur Dr
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 854-4800
Grades: K-4
| 387 students
Rank: #1313.
Sequoyah Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
942 Southgate Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 594-1360
Grades: PK-5
| 493 students
Rank: #1414.
Trinity Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4410 Murfreesboro Rd
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 472-4850
Grades: PK-5
| 754 students
Rank: #1515.
Thrasher Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1301 James Blvd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-0882
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1616.
Scales Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6430 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4830
Grades: K-5
| 789 students
Rank: #1717.
Kenrose Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1702 Raintree Pkwy
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4630
Grades: K-5
| 990 students
Rank: #1818.
Maxine Smith Steam Academy
Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
750 E Parkway S
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 416-4536
Grades: 6-8
| 338 students
Rank: #1919.
Grassland Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2390 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 971 students
Rank: #2020.
Lakeland Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10050 Oak Seed Ln
Arlington, TN 38002
(901) 867-7071
Grades: PK-4
| 931 students
Rank: #2121.
Crockett Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9019 Crockett Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4340
Grades: PK-5
| 828 students
Rank: #2222.
Campus Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
535 Zach Curlin
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2285
Grades: 1-5
| 324 students
Rank: #2323.
Donelson Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12140 Donelson Farms Pkwy
Arlington, TN 38002
(901) 389-6973
Grades: PK-5
| 814 students
Rank: #2424.
Walnut Grove Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
326 Stable Rd
Franklin, TN 37069
(615) 472-4870
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #2525.
Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6579 East Brainerd Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 855-2614
Grades: K-8
| 449 students
Rank: #2626.
Indian Lake Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Indian Lake Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-6810
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #2727.
Thomas Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
515 Tate Avenue
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-6818
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Sam Houston Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
330 Melrose St
Maryville, TN 37803
(865) 983-3241
Grades: PK-3
| 504 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
West Side Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1310 Burgie St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-8030
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Rank: #3030.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1501 Figuers Dr
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-1187
Grades: PK-4
| 341 students
Rank: #3131.
Fairmont Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1405 Lester Harris Rd
Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 434-5275
Grades: PK-4
| 512 students
Rank: #3232.
Foothills Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
520 Sandy Springs Rd
Maryville, TN 37803
(865) 681-0364
Grades: K-3
| 535 students
Rank: #3333.
Hillsboro Elementary/ Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5412 Pinewood Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4560
Grades: K-8
| 641 students
Rank: #3434.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 Liberty Pike
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 790-0892
Grades: PK-4
| 557 students
Rank: #3535.
Holice Powell Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
988 Highway 210 South
Dyersburg, TN 38024
(731) 285-1994
Grades: PK-5
| 219 students
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