Top 10 Best Jackson Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 12,019 students in Jackson, TN. Jackson has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
The top ranked public schools in Jackson, TN are Community Montessori School, West Tennessee School For Deaf and Madison Academic Magnet High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson, TN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Jackson have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Tennessee public schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Jackson, TN Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Community Montessori School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
716 Westwood Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 422-3116
Grades: K-8
| 470 students
Rank: #22.
West Tennessee School For Deaf
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Berryhill Dr
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 423-5705
Grades: PK-6
| 42 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
Jackson Central-merry Early College High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
215 Allen Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 664-2575
Grades: 9-11
| 196 students
Rank: #55.
Thelma Barker Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1470 Ashport Rd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-8831
Grades: K-5
| 776 students
Rank: #66.
Pope School
Math: 33% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1071 Old Humboldt Rd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-0350
Grades: K-6
| 621 students
Rank: #77.
Northeast Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2665 Christmasville Rd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 422-6687
Grades: 6-8
| 890 students
Rank: #88.
East Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2480 Ashport Rd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 988-3860
Grades: PK-5
| 617 students
Rank: #99.
South Side High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
84 Harts Bridge Rd
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 422-9923
Grades: 9-12
| 878 students
Rank: #1010.
West-bemis Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
230 D St
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 988-3810
Grades: 1-8
| 468 students
Rank: #1111.
Alexander Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 N Highland Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 422-1841
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #1212.
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 20% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Old Hickory Blvd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-8023
Grades: K-5
| 550 students
Rank: #1313.
Rose Hill School
Magnet School
Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2233 Beech Bluff Rd
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 423-6170
Grades: PK-8
| 584 students
Rank: #1414.
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
Rank: #1515.
North Side High School
Math: 3% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3066 North Highland
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-3171
Grades: 9-12
| 907 students
Rank: #1616.
Jackson Career Technology Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
668 Lexington Ave
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 427-4581
Grades: 4-8
| 509 students
Rank: #1717.
Parkview Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
905 E Chester St
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 427-2841
Grades: 6-12
| 67 students
Rank: #1818.
Liberty Technology Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 2% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3470 Ridgecrest Road Extended
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 423-9086
Grades: 9-12
| 1,028 students
Rank: #1919.
Arlington Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Arlington Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 265-9784
Grades: PK-5
| 644 students
Rank: #2020.
North Parkway Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 North Pkwy
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 427-3384
Grades: 6-8
| 748 students
Rank: #2121.
Lincoln Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
425 Berry St
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 988-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
248 Bedford White Rd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 427-6396
Grades: 1
| 275 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jackson, Tennessee

Jackson, Tennessee Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
230 D St
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 427-3320
Grades: K-6
| 238 students
716 Westwood Av
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 988-3840
Grades: 6-8
| 474 students
668 Lexington St
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 427-4581
Grades: K-6
| 490 students
332 Lane Av
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 424-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
610 Bolivar Hw
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 423-0634
Grades: PK-5
| 386 students
248 Bedford White Rd
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 424-1591
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
2233 Beech Bluff Rd
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 423-6170
Grades: 6-8
| 442 students
701 S Highland Av
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 422-1142
Grades: 7-8
| 8 students

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