Top 5 Best Polk County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,390 students in Polk County, TN. Polk County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
The top ranked public schools in Polk County, TN are South Polk Elementary School, Benton Elementary School and Copper Basin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Polk County, TN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Tennessee public schools.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Best Polk County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Polk Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
964 Old Federal Rd
Old Fort, TN 37362
(423) 338-4512
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #22.
Benton Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 338-4510
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #33.
Copper Basin Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
206 Cougar Dr
Copperhill, TN 37317
(423) 496-3271
Grades: PK-6
| 338 students
Rank: #44.
Chilhowee Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 299-0086
Grades: 6-8
| 389 students
Rank: #55.
Polk County High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7200 Highway 411 North
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 338-4514
Grades: 9-12
| 567 students
Rank: #66.
Copper Basin High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Cougar Dr
Copperhill, TN 37317
(423) 496-3291
Grades: 7-12
| 338 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Polk County, TN

Polk County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P O Box 40
Ducktown, TN 37326
(423) 496-3271
Grades: PK-6
| 300 students
Po Box 180
Turtletown, TN 37391
(423) 496-3288
Grades: PK-6
| 101 students

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