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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 top public schools in Polk County, TN, serving 2,414 students.
  • Polk County, TN public school have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus Tennessee public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus 35% Tennessee statewide average). Their average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is South Polk Elementary School, with 45-49% math proficiency and 40-44% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Tennessee or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic) , which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Tennessee public school average of 16:1.

Top Polk County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | TN School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Benton Benton Elementary School Math: 30% / Reading: 29% | Bottom 50%
    215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
    Benton, TN 37307
    (423)338-4510

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Benton Chilhowee Middle School Math: 41% / Reading: 24% | Bottom 50%
    215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
    Benton, TN 37307
    (423)299-0086

    Grades: 6-8 | 350 students
  • Copperhill Copper Basin Elementary School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    206 Cougar Dr
    Copperhill, TN 37317
    (423)496-3271

    Grades: PK-6 | 357 students
  • Copperhill Copper Basin High School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    205 Cougar Dr
    Copperhill, TN 37317
    (423)496-3291

    Grades: 7-12 | 329 students
  • Benton Polk County High School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 35-39% | Top 50%
    7200 Highway 411 North
    Benton, TN 37307
    (423)338-4514

    Grades: 9-12 | 565 students
  • Old Fort South Polk Elementary School Math: 45-49% / Reading: 40-44% | Top 20%
    964 Old Federal Rd
    Old Fort, TN 37362
    (423)338-4512

    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
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