Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Tennessee (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Tennessee are Central Magnet School, Mcfadden School Of Excellence and Merrol Hyde Magnet School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Thompsons Station, Signal Mountain and Brentwood.
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 31%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 37%.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Tennessee (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Central Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 98% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
701 East Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 904-6789
Rank: #22.
Mcfadden School Of Excellence
Magnet School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 98% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
221 Bridge Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-7251
Rank: #33.
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-12
128 Township Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543
Rank: #44.
Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
221 Todd Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 904-6715
Rank: #55.
Discovery School
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Clovercroft Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
9336 Clovercroft Rd
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 472-5170
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Lockeland Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
105 South 17th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 258-1330
Rank: #88.
Meigs Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-8
713 Ramsey St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 271-3222
Rank: #99.
Jordan Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
9714 Split Log Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-5270
Rank: #1010.
Lookout Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
321 N Bragg Ave
Lookout Mountain, TN 37350
(423) 821-6116
Rank: #1111.
Thrasher Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1301 James Blvd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-0882
Rank: #1212.
Nolan Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
4435 Shackleford Ridge Rd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(423) 886-0898
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Brentwood Middle School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
5324 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4250
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Julia Green Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
3500 Hobbs Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8082
Rank: #1515.
Grassland Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
6803 Manley Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4480
Rank: #1616.
Crosswind Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
831 West Shelton Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-3330
Rank: #1717.
Crockett Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
9019 Crockett Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4340
Rank: #1818.
Campus School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
535 Zach Curlin
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2285
Rank: #1919.
Towne Acres Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
2310 Larkspur Dr
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 854-4800
Rank: #2020.
Bailey Station Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3435 Bailey Station Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-6380
Rank: #2121.
Lipscomb Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
8011 Concord Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4650
Rank: #2222.
Spanish Immersion @ Barksdale
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1920 Madison St, C/o Spanish I
Clarksville, TN 37043
(931) 648-5685
Rank: #2323.
Farmington Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2085 Cordes Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
(901) 756-2320
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Glendale Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
800 Thompson Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 279-7970
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Percy Priest Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
1700 Otter Creek Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8416
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Scales Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
6430 Murray Ln
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4830
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Thomas Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
515 Tate Avenue
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-6818
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Walnut Grove Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
326 Stable Rd
Franklin, TN 37069
(615) 472-4870
Rank: #2929.
Creekside Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
4239 Glossy Hill Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-5370
Rank: #3030.
Pearre Creek Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1811 Townsend Blvd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-5150
Rank: #3131.
Kenrose Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1702 Raintree Pkwy
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-4630
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Sequoyah Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
942 Southgate Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 594-1360
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Tara Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
600 Harpers Ferry Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-3337
Rank: #3434.
Sunset Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
200 Sunset Trl
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 472-5020
Rank: #3535.
Fred J Page Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
6262 Arno Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 472-4760
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