Top 10 Best Rutherford County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 62 public schools serving 55,781 students in Rutherford County, TN (there are 19 private schools, serving 3,353 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Rutherford County, TN are educated in public schools compared to the TN state average of 90%. Rutherford County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
The top ranked public schools in Rutherford County, TN are Central Magnet School, Mcfadden School Of Excellence and Discovery School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rutherford County, TN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Rutherford County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Tennessee public schools.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Best Rutherford County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Central Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 East Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 904-6789
Grades: 6-12
| 1,237 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mcfadden School Of Excellence
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
221 Bridge Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-7251
Grades: K-5
| 385 students
Rank: #33.
Discovery School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Grades: K-6
| 389 students
Rank: #44.
Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
221 Todd Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6715
Grades: K-8
| 673 students
Rank: #55.
Lascassas Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6300 Lascassas Pike
Lascassas, TN 37085
(615) 893-0758
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
Rank: #66.
Homer Pittard Campus School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
923 E. Lytle St, Mtsu Box 4
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 895-1030
Grades: K-5
| 239 students
Rank: #77.
Stewarts Creek Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Red Hawk Pkwy
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 1,055 students
Rank: #88.
Overall Creek Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
429 Otter Trl
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 624-5500
Grades: K-6
| 968 students
Rank: #99.
Erma Siegel Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
135 W Thompson Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 904-1002
Grades: PK-6
| 715 students
Rank: #1010.
Scales Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2340 St. Andrews Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 895-5279
Grades: PK-6
| 922 students
Rank: #1111.
Barfield Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 Barfield- Crescent Rd
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 904-3810
Grades: PK-5
| 766 students
Rank: #1212.
Stewarts Creek Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Red Hawk Pkwy
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6700
Grades: 6-8
| 942 students
Rank: #1313.
Rock Springs Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 Waldron Rd
La Vergne, TN 37086
(615) 904-3820
Grades: PK-5
| 1,051 students
Rank: #1414.
Rockvale Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6550 Hwy 99
Rockvale, TN 37153
(615) 904-3881
Grades: PK-5
| 1,056 students
Rank: #1515.
Eagleville School
Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Hwy 99
Eagleville, TN 37060
(615) 274-6336
Grades: PK-12
| 934 students
Rank: #1616.
Christiana Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4701 Shelbyville Hwy
Christiana, TN 37037
(615) 896-0614
Grades: PK-5
| 710 students
Rank: #1717.
Brown's Chapel Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6128 Baker Rd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 904-6755
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #1818.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1545 Cutoff Rd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 904-3840
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #1919.
Blackman Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
586 Fortress Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 904-3795
Grades: PK-5
| 1,025 students
Rank: #2020.
Rockvale Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6543 Hwy 99
Rockvale, TN 37153
(615) 904-6745
Grades: 6-8
| 1,262 students
Rank: #2121.
Cedar Grove Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
354 Chaney Rd
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-3777
Grades: PK-5
| 785 students
Rank: #2222.
Christiana Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4675 Shelbyville Pike
Christiana, TN 37037
(615) 904-3885
Grades: 6-8
| 991 students
Rank: #2323.
Siegel Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
355 West Thompson Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 904-3830
Grades: 6-8
| 1,131 students
Rank: #2424.
Walter Hill Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6309 Lebanon Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-8046
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Blackman Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3945 Blaze Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 904-3860
Grades: 6-8
| 1,539 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Northfield Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 W Northfield Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 895-7324
Grades: PK-6
| 671 students
Rank: #2727.
Black Fox Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1753 South Rutherford Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-6395
Grades: PK-6
| 839 students
Rank: #2828.
Rocky Fork Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Thunderstorm Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6780
Grades: 6-8
| 738 students
Rank: #2929.
David Youree Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
250 Todd Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 459-3492
Grades: PK-5
| 686 students
Rank: #3030.
Stewarts Creek High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Red Hawk Pkwy
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6771
Grades: 9-12
| 2,099 students
Rank: #3131.
Blackman High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3956 Blaze Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 904-3850
Grades: 9-12
| 1,950 students
Rank: #3232.
Buchanan Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6050 Manchester Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
(615) 893-3651
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #3333.
Rock Springs Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3301 Rock Springs Rd
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-3825
Grades: 6-8
| 1,017 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Cason Lane Academy
Math: 50% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1330 Cason Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 898-7145
Grades: PK-6
| 673 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Oakland Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
853 Dejarnette Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 904-6760
Grades: 6-8
| 1,120 students
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Rutherford County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
220 Stones River Rd
La Vergne, TN 37086
(615) 904-6735
Grades: PK-1
| n/a students
1303 Jones Bl
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 895-2904
Grades: K-2
| 330 students
1165 Middle Tennessee Bl
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-5279
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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