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2023 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet School

    Metro Nashville Public Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    557 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Hume-Fogg is very academically focused, but there is also time for students to explore their interests and have fun. All academic classes at Hume-Fogg are honors or AP classes, but it is very....

    Read 557 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 907,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Ravenwood High School

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    Williamson County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    490 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I transferred from a 10/10 school in California to Ravenwood last year, at the start of my sophomore year. It took a little while to get settled in, but after a few weeks, I felt I knew the campus....

    Read 490 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,783,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Central Magnet School

    Blue checkmark.

    Rutherford County Schools, TN,

    6-12,

    495 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Central Magnet school is consistently nationally ranked in the top 10 of public high schools. We are the number one school in Tennessee and our students reflect that. From being active in hundreds of....

    Read 495 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,237,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School

    Metro Nashville Public Schools, TN,

    7-12,

    494 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love the environment that MLK creates for it's students. MLK works hard to challenge their students in academics and life. It expands their students knowledge and opportunities to different....

    Read 494 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,275,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Merrol Hyde Magnet School

    Sumner County Schools, TN,

    K-12,

    187 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Merrol Hyde really is what you make it. Some people hate it, some people love it. I personally was very involved in the school and did multiple clubs, sports, and leadership and I LOVED my time....

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 670,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #6 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Brentwood High School

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    Williamson County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    347 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Great school! Enjoyed my experience at Brentwood High School because of the many choices of classes of all levels for academics. I had teachers that tried to build relationships with the students and....

    Read 347 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,739,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    White Station High School

    Shelby County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    568 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at White Station. It’s really a friendly environment once you settle in. There is an issue with fighting depending on who you associate with but no one I know....

    Read 568 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,983,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts

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    Hamilton County School District, TN,

    6-12,

    268 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says CCA was a great environment for those serious about their arts. They truly do put a lot into students' art educations. However, socially, it was a bit of a nightmare. Their was a huge bullying....

    Read 268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 644,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    L&N STEM Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Knox County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    98 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says L&N STEM Academy is a unique experience academically, socially, and with the extra-curricular activities that are offered as compared to other Knox County schools. The campus is very unique as it is....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 583,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  10. #13 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Centennial High School

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    Williamson County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    471 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I would say that my experience at Centennial High School was a very positive one! The students and faculty there are very diverse and come from many different backgrounds. But no matter who you are,...Most teachers actually care about you as a person and are very determined to help you out in any way, but there are also some older teachers who aren't very effective at teaching the younger students...As for the students, most of them are really welcoming and supportive of other people around them! They genuinely care about what everyone has to say and their input, while other students can be very...Overall, I loved going to Centennial High School! Every day was different and there was always something new going on to look forward to..

    Read 471 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,612,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  11. #16 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Dobyns-Bennett High School

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    Kingsport City Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    360 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love Dobyns Bennett High School, and I think it is a great place to attend high school. DB offers a large amount of AP classes, and has tons of extracurricular activities for its students. On top....

    Read 360 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,379,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  12. #17 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Independence High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Williamson County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    348 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Indy is a very welcoming and supportive environment. It’s growing so fast each year, which makes it seem overwhelmingly large at times, but the staff and students really make you feel like you’re...My favorite parts of my four years were not the studying and the homework, but the football games, spirit weeks, homecoming events, and the time I spent goofing around with my friends and laughing...I am proud to be an Indy Eagle!.

    Read 348 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,903,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  13. #24 Best Public High Schools in Tennessee.

    Fred J. Page High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Williamson County Schools, TN,

    9-12,

    292 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Patriots are the best! The enthusiastic student body is always excited and ready to learn and encouraged by the teachers and staff in activities in and out of the classroom. Students here are....

    Read 292 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,137,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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