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

For the 2022 school year, there are 23 blue ribbon public high schools serving 16,624 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 high schools in Tennessee are Merrol Hyde Magnet School, Central Magnet School and Martin Luther King Junior School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tennessee blue ribbon public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Tennessee public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Tennessee blue ribbon public high school have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the Tennessee average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Hume - Fogg High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Tennessee or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public high school average of 34% (majority Black).

Best Tennessee Blue Ribbon Public High 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: #22.
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: #33.
Martin Luther King Junior School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
613 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-8400
Grades: 7-12
| 1,226 students
Rank: #44.
Hume - Fogg High School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(6)
700 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 894 students
Rank: #55.
Ravenwood High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1724 Wilson Pike
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,619 students
Rank: #66.
Hamilton County Collegiate High At Chattanooga State
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 697-3226
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students
Rank: #77.
Middle College High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
750 E Parkway S
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 416-4550
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students
Rank: #88.
Greeneville High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
210 Tusculum Blvd
Greeneville, TN 37745
(423) 787-8030
Grades: 9-12
| 874 students
Rank: #99.
Dyersburg High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
125 Highway 51 By- Pass West
Dyersburg, TN 38024
(731) 286-3630
Grades: 9-12
| 726 students
Rank: #1010.
Fred J Page High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6281 Arno Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4730
Grades: 9-12
| 1,179 students
Rank: #1111.
Madison Academic Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
179 Allen Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 427-3501
Grades: 9-12
| 461 students
Rank: #1212.
South Greene High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7469 Asheville Hwy
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 636-3790
Grades: 9-12
| 484 students
Rank: #1313.
Trousdale County High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
262 Mc Murry Blvd West
Hartsville, TN 37074
(615) 374-2201
Grades: 9-12
| 363 students
Rank: #1414.
Halls High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 West Tigrett St
Halls, TN 38040
(731) 836-9642
Grades: 9-12
| 445 students
Rank: #1515.
North Greene High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4675 Old Baileyton Rd
Greeneville, TN 37745
(423) 234-1752
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #1616.
Morristown East High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
One Hurricane Ln
Morristown, TN 37813
(423) 586-2543
Grades: 9-12
| 1,520 students
Rank: #1717.
Morristown West High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
One Trojan Trl
Morristown, TN 37813
(423) 581-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,560 students
Rank: #1818.
Big Sandy School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13305 Highway 69 A
Big Sandy, TN 38221
(731) 593-3221
Grades: K-12
| 270 students
Rank: #1919.
Harpeth High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
170 E Kingston Springs
Kingston Springs, TN 37082
(615) 952-2811
Grades: 9-12
| 556 students
Rank: #2020.
Holloway High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
619 South Highland Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 890-6004
Grades: 9-12
| 137 students
Rank: #2121.
Grundy County High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
24970 Sr 108
Coalmont, TN 37313
(931) 692-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 678 students
Rank: #2222.
Hampton High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
766 1st St
Hampton, TN 37658
(423) 725-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 401 students
Rank: #2323.
Monterey High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
710 East Commercial Ave
Monterey, TN 38574
(931) 839-2970
Grades: 6-12
| 529 students

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