Top 10 Best Tennessee Charter Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 107 charter public schools serving 37,169 students in Tennessee.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Tennessee are Valor Flagship Academy, Valor Voyager Academy and Nashville Classical. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tennessee charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 35% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Tennessee Charter Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Valor Flagship Academy
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4527 Nollensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 823-7982
Grades: 5-8
| 485 students
Rank: #22.
Valor Voyager Academy
Charter School
Math: 80% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4527 Nolensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 823-7982
Grades: 5-8
| 489 students
Rank: #33.
Nashville Classical
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1310 Ordway
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 538-5841
Grades: K-4
| 377 students
Rank: #44.
Purpose Prep
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
220 Venture Cir
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 724-0705
Grades: K-4
| 341 students
Rank: #55.
Aurora Collegiate Academy
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3804 Given Ave
Memphis, TN 38122
(901) 249-4615
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #66.
Memphis Rise Academy
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5130 Raleigh Lagrange
Memphis, TN 38122
(901) 379-5750
Grades: 6-9
| 438 students
Rank: #77.
Kipp Academy Nashville
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
123 Douglas Ave
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-4484
Grades: 5-8
| 363 students
Rank: #88.
Rocketship United
Charter School
Math: 48% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
320 Plus Park Blvd
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 712-7499
Grades: K-4
| 530 students
Rank: #99.
East End Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1460 Mcgavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 630-7470
Grades: K-6
| 750 students
Rank: #1010.
Kipp Nashville College Prep
Charter School
Math: 52% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
3410 Knight Rd
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-4484
Grades: 5-8
| 343 students
Rank: #1111.
Liberty Collegiate Academy
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3515 Gallatin Rd
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 564-1974
Grades: 5-8
| 460 students
Rank: #1212.
Stem Prep Academy
Charter School
Math: 39% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1162 Foster Ave
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 752-0002
Grades: 5-8
| 523 students
Rank: #1313.
Circles Of Success Learning Academy
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
867 South Parkway East
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 322-7978
Grades: K-5
| 229 students
Rank: #1414.
Memphis School Of Excellence Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4450 S Mendenhall Rd, St 1
Memphis, TN 38141
(901) 367-7814
Grades: K-2
| 68 students
Rank: #1515.
Ivy Academy Inc.
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
8443 Dayton Pike
Soddy Daisy, TN 37379
(423) 305-7494
Grades: 6-12
| 216 students
Rank: #1616.
Kipp Nashville Collegiate High School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Douglas Ave
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-4484
Grades: 9-12
| 333 students
Rank: #1717.
Rocketship Nashville Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2526 Dickerson Rd
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 650-5560
Grades: K-4
| 418 students
Rank: #1818.
Arrow Academy Of Excellence
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
645 Semmes St
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 207-1891
Grades: K-3
| 83 students
Rank: #1919.
Intrepid College Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5432 Bell Forge Lane East
Antioch, TN 37013
(615) 200-0131
Grades: 5-9
| 492 students
Rank: #2020.
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
Charter School
Math: 30% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1802 Bailey Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 702-7230
Grades: 6-12
| 359 students
Rank: #2121.
Lead Prep Southeast
Charter School
Math: 36% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
531 Metroplex Dr
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 800-6814
Grades: 5-9
| 616 students
Rank: #2222.
Stem Prep High School
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1162 Foster Ave
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 921-2200
Grades: 9-11
| 377 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Dubois Elementary School Of Entrepreneurship
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4443 S Germantown Rd
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 509-6190
Grades: K-5
| 308 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Leadership Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4190 Elliston Rd
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 512-4495
Grades: K-3
| 197 students
Rank: #2525.
Kipp Academy Nashville Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Sevier St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 226-4484
Grades: K-3
| 405 students
Rank: #2626.
Memphis Business Academy Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1082 Berclair
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 591-7267
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: #2727.
Nashville Prep
Charter School
Math: 36% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 56th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 538-7284
Grades: 5-8
| 384 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Nashville Academy Of Computer Science
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3307 Brick Church Pike
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 921-5000
Grades: 5-8
| 406 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Power Center Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6120 Winchester Rd
Memphis, TN 38115
(901) 333-6874
Grades: 6-8
| 459 students
Rank: #3030.
Promise Academy
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1346 Bryan St
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 324-4456
Grades: K-5
| 395 students
Rank: #3131.
Cameron College Preparatory
Charter School
Math: 35% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1034 1st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 291-6365
Grades: 5-8
| 626 students
Rank: #3232.
Memphis Stem Academy
Charter School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2450 Frayser Blvd
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 353-1476
Grades: K-2
| 122 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Smithson Craighead Academy
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
730 Neely's Bend Rd
Madison, TN 37115
(615) 228-9886
Grades: K-4
| 185 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Southern Avenue Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2221 Democrat Rd
Memphis, TN 38132
(901) 743-7335
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
City University School Of Liberal Arts
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1475 E Shelby Dr
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 775-2219
Grades: 9-12
| 273 students
Show 72 more public schools in Tennessee (out of 107 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
New Study Confirms That Private Schools Are No Better Than Public Schools
New Study Confirms That Private Schools Are No Better Than Public Schools
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Parents Refuse Common Core Testing
Parents Refuse Common Core Testing
Parents nationwide are opting out of state testing. Hoping to send a message to lawmakers, they are refusing to allow their children to take standardized tests.