We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 89 Tennessee schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Tennessee, which has flexibility from No Child Left Behind mandates, assesses high school students through tests in each level of English and algebra, and in geometry, biology, chemistry, physics and U.S. history. To graduate, Tennessee high schools students must earn 22 credits in various subjects, including two credits in a foreign language, according to the Tennessee Department of Education.
Of the Tennessee schools in the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, five were awarded gold medals, 18 earned silver medals and 66 received bronze medals. The two top-ranked schools in Tennessee are located in the state capital of Nashville, in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools district.
Top Ranked TN Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
700 BROADWAY, NASHVILLE, TN 37203#2
613 17TH AVE NORTH, NASHVILLE, TN 37203#3
128 TOWNSHIP DR, HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075#4
5304 MURRAY LA, BRENTWOOD, TN 37027#5
1724 WILSON PK, BRENTWOOD, TN 37027#6
1450 OAK RIDGE TURNPIKE, OAK RIDGE, TN 37830#7
1101 NORTH BYHALIA RD, COLLIERVILLE, TN 38017#8
810 HILLSBORO RD, FRANKLIN, TN 37064#9
514 SOUTH PERKINS RD, MEMPHIS, TN 38117#10
11345 HARDIN VALLEY RD, KNOXVILLE, TN 37932
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TN by the Numbers
Districts 123 High Schools 350 Full-Time Teachers 18,659 Students Enrolled 301,046
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The Memphis School District supports 42 high schools that serve 33,386 students.
There are 22 high schools in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, serving 21,894 students.
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