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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 special education public schools in Tennessee, serving 2,308 students.
Tennessee special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 34% statewide average).
The top ranked special education public schools in Tennessee are Tennessee Elementary School For Deaf, West Tennessee School For Deaf and Tennessee High School For Deaf. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is less than the Tennessee public school average of 16:1.

Top Tennessee Special Education Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Tennessee Elementary School For Deaf Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2725 Island Home Blvd
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    (865) 579-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 42 students
  • West Tennessee School For Deaf Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    100 Berryhill Dr
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 423-5705

    Grades: PK-6 | 42 students
  • Tennessee High School For Deaf Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2725 Island Home Blvd
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    (865) 579-2500

    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
  • Tenn School For Blind Special Education School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 231-7300

    Grades: 1-12 | 131 students
  • Harris-hillman Special Education Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1706 26th Avenue South
    Nashville, TN 37212
    (615) 298-8085

    Grades: PK-12 | 516 students
  • Tennessee Middle School For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2725 Island Home Blvd
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    (865) 579-2500

    Grades: 6-8 | 36 students
  • Knox Adaptive Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5719 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865) 909-9020

    Grades: 4-12 | 88 students
  • Murrell School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1450 14th Avenue South
    Nashville, TN 37212
    (615) 298-8070

    Grades: 1-8 | 68 students
  • Shrine School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4259 Forest View Dr
    Memphis, TN 38118
    (901) 416-2400

    Grades: PK-12 | 143 students
  • Cora Howe School Special Education School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1928 Greenwood Ave
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 612-2545

    Grades: 1-12 | 104 students
  • Avon School Special Education School
    310 Avon Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901) 416-2124

    Grades: 12 | 171 students
  • Fair Garden Family/community Center Special Education School
    400 Fern St
    Knoxville, TN 37914
    (865) 594-1320

    Grades: PK-K | 159 students
  • Ft Sanders Education Development Center Special Education School
    501 S Twenty-first St
    Knoxville, TN 37916
    (865) 594-5035

    Grades: 3-12 | 312 students
  • Palmer Early Learning Center Special Education School
    1609 Ft Henry Dr
    Kingsport, TN 37664
    (423) 378-2160

    Grades: PK | 124 students
  • Sam E. Hill Family/community Center Special Education School
    1725 Delaware Ave
    Knoxville, TN 37921
    (865) 594-3632

    Grades: 4 | 177 students
  • T Lawson Early Childhood Education Center Special Education School
    550 East Gate Rd
    Sevierville, TN 37862
    (865) 428-5793

    Grades: PK-K | 138 students
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