Top 10 Best Knoxville Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 79 public schools serving 52,405 students in Knoxville, TN. Knoxville has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
The top ranked public schools in Knoxville, TN are Sequoyah Elementary School, Farragut Middle School and Rocky Hill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Knoxville, TN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Knoxville have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Tennessee public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Knoxville, TN Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Farragut Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 West End Ave
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 966-9756
Grades: 6-8
| 1,461 students
Rank: #33.
Rocky Hill Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 Morrell Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 539-7844
Grades: K-5
| 771 students
Rank: #44.
Blue Grass Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8901 Blue Grass Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 539-7864
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: #55.
Northshore Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1889 Thunderhead Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 670-4104
Grades: PK-5
| 981 students
Rank: #66.
Farragut Intermediate
Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
208 West End Ave
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 966-6703
Grades: 3-5
| 1,067 students
Rank: #77.
West Valley Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9118 George Williams Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 539-5145
Grades: 6-8
| 1,207 students
Rank: #88.
Shannondale Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5316 Shannondale Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 689-1465
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #99.
Bearden Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5717 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 909-9000
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1010.
A L Lotts Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9320 Westland Dr
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 539-8611
Grades: PK-5
| 943 students
Rank: #1111.
Hardin Valley Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
11445 Hardin Valley Rd
Knoxville, TN 37932
(865) 470-2088
Grades: PK-5
| 1,091 students
Rank: #1212.
Ball Camp Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9801 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37931
(865) 539-7888
Grades: K-5
| 571 students
Rank: #1313.
Halls Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7502 Andersonville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37938
(865) 922-7445
Grades: PK-5
| 787 students
Rank: #1414.
Brickey Mccloud Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1810 Dry Gap Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 689-1499
Grades: PK-5
| 1,028 students
Rank: #1515.
Sterchi Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Oaklett Dr
Knoxville, TN 37912
(865) 689-1470
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #1616.
Fountain City Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2910 Montbelle Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 689-1445
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
Rank: #1717.
Farragut High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(6)
11237 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 966-9775
Grades: 9-12
| 1,846 students
Rank: #1818.
L N Stem Academy
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Henley St
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 329-8440
Grades: 8-12
| 603 students
Rank: #1919.
Beaumont Elementary/magnet
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1211 Beaumont Ave
Knoxville, TN 37921
(865) 594-1272
Grades: K-5
| 553 students
Rank: #2020.
Amherst Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5101 Schaad Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931
(865) 560-7001
Grades: PK-5
| 809 students
Rank: #2121.
Bearden Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Francis Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
(865) 539-7839
Grades: 6-8
| 1,299 students
Rank: #2222.
Hardin Valley Academy
Math: 29% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11345 Hardin Valley Rd
Knoxville, TN 37932
(865) 690-9690
Grades: 9-12
| 2,050 students
Rank: #2323.
Cedar Bluff Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
705 North Cedar Bluff Rd
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 539-7721
Grades: PK-5
| 1,300 students
Rank: #2424.
Gap Creek Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1920 Kimberlin Hts Rd
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 577-4860
Grades: K-5
| 102 students
Rank: #2525.
Gresham Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Gresham Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 689-1430
Grades: 6-8
| 837 students
Rank: #2626.
Mt Olive Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2507 Maryville Pike S W
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 579-2170
Grades: K-5
| 267 students
Rank: #2727.
Halls Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4317 East Emory Rd
Knoxville, TN 37938
(865) 922-7494
Grades: 6-8
| 1,079 students
Rank: #2828.
South Knox Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
801 Sevier Ave
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 579-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 136 students
Rank: #2929.
West Hills Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
409 Vanosdale Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 539-7850
Grades: PK-5
| 753 students
Rank: #3030.
Cedar Bluff Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
707 North Cedar Bluff Rd
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 539-7891
Grades: 6-8
| 620 students
Rank: #3131.
Karns Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2925 Gray Hendrix Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931
(865) 539-7732
Grades: 6-9
| 1,597 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Bonny Kate Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7608 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 579-2108
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
New Hopewell Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
757 Kimberlin Hgts Rd
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 579-2194
Grades: K-5
| 231 students
Rank: #3434.
Bearden High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8352 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 539-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,126 students
Rank: #3535.
Career Magnet Academy
Magnet School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7201 Strawberry Plains Pike
Knoxville, TN 37914
(865) 594-1731
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
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Knoxville, Tennessee Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2700 Byington Solway Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931
(865) 693-3511
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
709 North Cedar Bluff Rd
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 539-7852
Grades: 3-5
| 521 students
101 East Fifth Av
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 594-5081
Grades: 9-12
| 95 students
8109 Beaver Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931
(865) 470-2134
Grades: PK-12
| 57 students
8108 Beaver Ridge Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931
(865) 539-7772
Grades: 3-5
| 570 students
101 East 5th Av, Room 308
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 594-3713
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
535 Chicamauga Av
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 689-1454
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
7411 Ledgerwood Dr
Knoxville, TN 37938
(865) 922-7576
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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