Top 10 Best Tennessee Blue Ribbon Public Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 blue ribbon public preschools serving 12,511 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 preschools in Tennessee are Glendale Elementary School, Julia Green Elementary School and Sequoyah Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tennessee blue ribbon public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Tennessee public pre school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee public preschool average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Tennessee Blue Ribbon Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
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: #1 - 21. - 2.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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
Rank: #1414.
Holston View Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1840 King College Rd
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 652-9470
Grades: PK-6
| 390 students
Rank: #1515.
Michigan Avenue Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
188 Michigan Ave School Rd
Cleveland, TN 37323
(423) 478-8807
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #1616.
Lawrenceburg Public
Math: 62% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
600 Prosser Rd
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
(931) 762-3282
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #1717.
Eastview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
454 East Bernard Ave
Greeneville, TN 37745
(423) 638-6351
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #1818.
Mountain City Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 Donnelly St
Mountain City, TN 37683
(423) 727-2621
Grades: PK-6
| 490 students
Rank: #1919.
Steekee Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4500 Steekee School Rd
Loudon, TN 37774
(865) 458-3322
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Rank: #2020.
West Hardin Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
25105 Highway 69 South
Adamsville, TN 38310
(731) 632-0413
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #2121.
Buchanan Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6050 Manchester Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
(615) 893-3651
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #2222.
Cowan Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 East Cumberland St
Cowan, TN 37318
(931) 967-7353
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #2323.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3925 Wales Ave
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 416-4222
Grades: PK-5
| 341 students
Rank: #2424.
Keystone Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 23% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4301 Old Allen Rd
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 416-3924
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2525.
Douglass Elementary Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1650 Ash St
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 416-5946
Grades: PK-8
| 438 students
Rank: #2626.
Isaac Lane Technology Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
746 Lexington St
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 423-4720
Grades: PK-3
| 559 students

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