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The top ranked public schools in Tennessee state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Tennessee is 39%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 35%.
The top ranked public schools in Tennessee are Merrol Hyde Magnet School, Central Magnet School and Mcfadden School Of Excellence. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Signal Mountain, Brentwood and Collierville.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Tennessee (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Merrol Hyde Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-12128 Township Dr
    HendersonvilleTN 37075
    (615) 264-6543

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Central Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-12701 East Main St
    MurfreesboroTN 37130
    (615) 904-6789

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Mcfadden School Of ExcellenceMagnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5221 Bridge Ave
    MurfreesboroTN 37129
    (615) 893-7251

  • Rank: #44.
    Discovery SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-61165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
    MurfreesboroTN 37130
    (615) 895-4973

  • Rank: #55.
    Clovercroft Elementary SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 82% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-59336 Clovercroft Rd
    FranklinTN 37067
    (615) 472-5170

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Glendale Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-4800 Thompson Ave
    NashvilleTN 37204
    (615) 279-7970

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Julia Green Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-43500 Hobbs Rd
    NashvilleTN 37215
    (615) 298-8082

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Lockeland Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-4105 South 17th St
    NashvilleTN 37206
    (615) 258-1330

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Brentwood Middle SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 80% (Top 1%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-85324 Murray Ln
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4250

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Lipscomb Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-58011 Concord Rd
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4650

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Meigs Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 81% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-8713 Ramsey St
    NashvilleTN 37206
    (615) 271-3222

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Percy Priest Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-41700 Otter Creek Rd
    NashvilleTN 37215
    (615) 298-8416

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Towne Acres Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-42310 Larkspur Dr
    Johnson CityTN 37604
    (423) 854-4800

  • Rank: #1414.
    Sequoyah Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 1%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5942 Southgate Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865) 594-1360

  • Rank: #1515.
    Trinity Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-54410 Murfreesboro Rd
    FranklinTN 37067
    (615) 472-4850

  • Rank: #1616.
    Thrasher Elementary SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51301 James Blvd
    Signal MountainTN 37377
    (423) 886-0882

  • Rank: #1717.
    Scales Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-56430 Murray Ln
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4830

  • Rank: #1818.
    Crosswind Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5831 West Shelton Rd
    ColliervilleTN 38017
    (901) 853-3330

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Farmington Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52085 Cordes Rd
    GermantownTN 38138
    (901) 756-2320

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Kenrose Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51702 Raintree Pkwy
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4630

  • Rank: #2121.
    Maxine Smith Steam AcademyMath: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8750 E Parkway S
    MemphisTN 38104
    (901) 416-4536

  • Rank: #2222.
    Edmondson Elementary SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5851 Edmondson Pike
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4360

  • Rank: #2323.
    Martin Luther King Junior SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 1%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-12613 17th Avenue North
    NashvilleTN 37203
    (615) 329-8400

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Lookout Mountain Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5321 N Bragg Ave
    Lookout MountainTN 37350
    (423) 821-6116

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Woodland Middle SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-81500 Volunteer Pkwy
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4930

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Grassland Middle SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 71% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-82390 Hillsboro Rd
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615) 472-4500

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Nolan Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 71% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-54435 Shackleford Ridge Rd
    Signal MountainTN 37377
    (423) 886-0898

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Grassland Elementary SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 72% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-56803 Manley Ln
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 472-4480

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Pearre Creek Elementary SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51811 Townsend Blvd
    FranklinTN 37064
    (615) 472-5150

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Lakeland Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-410050 Oak Seed Ln
    ArlingtonTN 38002
    (901) 867-7071

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Tara Oaks Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5600 Harpers Ferry Rd
    ColliervilleTN 38017
    (901) 853-3337

  • Rank: #3232.
    Hunters Bend Elementary SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 72% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52121 Fieldstone Pkwy
    FranklinTN 37069
    (615) 472-4580

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Arlington Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 68% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 68% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-511825 Douglas
    ArlingtonTN 38002
    (901) 867-6000

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Rossview Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 68% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 68% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52235 Cardinal Ln
    ClarksvilleTN 37043
    (931) 645-1403

  • Rank: #3535.
    Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The ArtsMagnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 71% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-8221 Todd Ln
    SmyrnaTN 37167
    (615) 904-6715

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