Top 10 Best Nashville Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 124 public schools serving 60,545 students in Nashville, TN. Nashville has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
The top ranked public schools in Nashville, TN are Glendale Elementary School, Julia Green Elementary School and Lockeland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nashville, TN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Nashville have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Tennessee public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Nashville, TN Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
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 - 31. - 3.
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: #1 - 31. - 3.
Lockeland Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
105 South 17th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 258-1330
Grades: K-4
| 303 students
Rank: #44.
Meigs Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
713 Ramsey St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 271-3222
Grades: 5-8
| 686 students
Rank: #55.
Percy Priest Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 Otter Creek Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8416
Grades: PK-4
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
Crieve Hall Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
498 Hogan Rd
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 333-5059
Grades: PK-4
| 455 students
Rank: #1111.
Harpeth Valley Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7840 Learning Ln
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 662-3015
Grades: PK-4
| 757 students
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
Dan Mills Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4106 Kennedy Ave
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 262-6677
Grades: PK-4
| 539 students
Rank: #1414.
Eakin Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2500 Fairfax Ave
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 298-8076
Grades: PK-4
| 575 students
Rank: #1515.
Sylvan Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4801 Utah Ave
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 298-8423
Grades: PK-4
| 459 students
Rank: #1616.
Head Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1830 Jo Johnston Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-8160
Grades: 5-8
| 582 students
Rank: #1717.
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: #1818.
John Trotwood Moore Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4425 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 298-8095
Grades: 5-8
| 670 students
Rank: #1919.
May Werthan Shayne Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6217 Nolensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 332-3020
Grades: PK-4
| 746 students
Rank: #2020.
Waverly-belmont Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2301 10th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 800-7690
Grades: PK-4
| 480 students
Rank: #2121.
Westmeade Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6641 Clearbrook Dr
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 353-2066
Grades: PK-4
| 405 students
Rank: #2222.
Rose Park Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1025 9th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-6405
Grades: 5-8
| 432 students
Rank: #2323.
Gower Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
650 Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 353-2012
Grades: PK-4
| 637 students
Rank: #2424.
West End Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3529 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-8425
Grades: 5-8
| 488 students
Rank: #2525.
Mnps Virtual School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4805 Park Ave, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 259-4636
Grades: 6-12
| 98 students
Rank: #2626.
Stanford Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2417 Maplecrest Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 885-8822
Grades: PK-4
| 397 students
Rank: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
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: #3030.
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: #3131.
Pennington Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2817 Donna Hill Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 885-8918
Grades: PK-4
| 290 students
Rank: #3232.
Norman Binkley Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4700 West Longdale Dr
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 333-5037
Grades: PK-4
| 562 students
Rank: #3333.
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: #3434.
William Henry Oliver Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
6211 Nolensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 332-3011
Grades: 5-8
| 882 students
Rank: #3535.
Carter-lawrence Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1118 12th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-7333
Grades: PK-4
| 295 students
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Nashville, Tennessee Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2000 Greenwood Av
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-6670
Grades: 5-8
| 405 students
3515 Gallatin Rd
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 650-5381
Grades: 7-12
| 154 students
1910 South Hamilton St
Nashville, TN 37218
(615) 291-6355
Grades: PK
| n/a students
730 Neely's Bend Rd
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 717-7643
Grades: 7-8
| 120 students
2835 Brick Church Pk
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 262-6665
Grades: 8
| 96 students
1110 12th So Av
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-6410
Grades: K-4
| 307 students
1034 1st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 291-6365
Grades: 7-8
| 119 students
1928 Greenwood Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-6675
Grades: PK-4
| 238 students
1200 2nd So Av
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 291-6414
Grades: 5-8
| 9 students
1200 2nd Ave So
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 291-6414
Grades: 8-12
| 44 students
1000 Sevier St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-6708
Grades: 3-4
| 150 students
1300 56th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 298-8090
Grades: K-8
| 37 students
915 38th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 329-8170
Grades: PK-8
| 198 students
2601 Bransford Av
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 298-2294
Grades: 5-8
| 32 students
2000 Murphy Av
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-8410
Grades: 6-11
| 22 students
3500 Hydes Ferry Rd
Nashville, TN 37218
(615) 291-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
Old Cockrill (Closed 2006)
Alternative School
610 49th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 298-2495
Grades: 5-12
| 327 students
601 Mcferrin Av
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-6721
Grades: PK
| n/a students
601 Mcferrin Av
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-6728
Grades: PK-4
| 240 students
5300 Delaware Av
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 298-8053
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
11- B Lindsley Av
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 244-9311
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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