Top 5 schools in this state
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Tennessee based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Tennessee at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
Academic summary
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Student demographics
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Largest school districts in Tennessee
  • Shelby County
    112,125 students | MEMPHIS, TN
    Grades PK-12 | 261 schools
  • Davidson County
    84,667 students | NASHVILLE, TN
    Grades PK-12 | 174 schools
  • Knox County
    60,854 students | KNOXVILLE, TN
    Grades PK-12 | 92 schools
  • Rutherford County
    46,303 students | MURFREESBORO, TN
    Grades PK-12 | 48 schools
  • Hamilton County
    45,052 students | CHATTANOOGA, TN
    Grades PK-12 | 80 schools
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Reviews from schools in Tennessee
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Parent / Guardian
October 14, 2021
This review is more for parents looking to move to our small but awesome community. We moved here from Rutherford County. Our child has excelled academically since we've moved to Chapel Hill / Forrest... More
Review for Forrest School
Parent / Guardian
October 13, 2021
This is our first year at Pope Prep and we absolutely love it! Our son loves the school and is constantly challenged in his classes. We came from a different private school in the area and can tell... More
Parent / Guardian
October 13, 2021
Exceptional school ! Starting with challenging academics then a great sense of community this school offers so much for every student. We h ave 2 boys there and they could not be more opposite yet... More