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Places With The Best Education System In Tennessee 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Brentwood, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,873
  • Brentwood, Tennessee is an amazing place to live, shop, and enjoy family festivities. There are always ongoing events and plenty of fun places to explore. Not to mention, its one of the wealthiest cities…[read more]
86
  • Farragut, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,690
  • I love living in Farragut, Tennessee because this town is rich in history, just a stones throw from Knoxville, and has the best of both worlds being a small town yet close to a metro area. Farragut was…[read more]
81
  • Signal Mountain, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,500
80
  • Lakeland, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,541
  • My family and I are proud to call Lakeland, Tennessee home. With a low population, this town truly has a great community feel, while being close enough to Memphis that you can easily commute to the city…[read more]
84
  • Nolensville, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,724
89
  • Franklin, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 70,625
  • Like Nashville, Franklin has exploded in the 30 years since I have been coming to beautiful Middle Tennessee on a regular basis. And like Nashville, Franklin is changing quickly with an influx of…[read more]
88
  • Collierville, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,005
  • Unlike the City of Germantown, which is essentially a far safer and better-governed extension of a dysfunctional Memphis, Collierville is a bit further east and separate enough from Memphis to give it…[read more]
86
  • Germantown, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,213
  • There is one review on this page that says murders, etc. are a problem in Germantown. Completely and wildly incorrect. Germantown does indeed suffer from some crime issues coming from the adjacent…[read more]
71
  • Tellico Village, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,235
91
  • Spring Hill, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,364
  • Moved here from CA and it wasn't too crowded at first...now it seems like the local government will say "yes" to anyone who wants to build. There's traffic, congestion and construction everywhere you go…[read more]
87
  • Atoka, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,917
84
  • Mount Juliet, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,853
  • have resided in Mount Juliet for 15 years. Proximity to Nashville (15 min) is a plus. 30+ institutions of higher education nearby. Excellent hospitals/health services. Local amenities including shopping…[read more]
80
  • Arlington, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,599
  • I had a delightful stay while living in Arlington Tennessee. The city is located in Shelby County. Arlington is close to Lakeland Tennessee. The town was named after Arlington Virginia, near the…[read more]
86
  • Hendersonville, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,073
  • There are those of us who refer to this dump as Helldersonville; this place is an overrated dump; for years (since 1980), the water dept. has been charging sewer rates to 153 Cranwill Drive, and there…[read more]
85
  • White House, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,944
  • White House, Tennessee is amazing for its gorgeous homes, private land, and nearby amenities. Everything is very conveniently placed with plenty of shopping centers, restaurants, fitness centers and…[read more]
74
  • Martin, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,989
  • I've lived in Martin, Tennessee, for the past four years. I came here in mid-2014 to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin, a relatively small yet fairly-priced university that offers both…[read more]
75
  • Johnson City, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 65,415
  • Johnson City is by far one of the better cities in Tennessee, and easily outranks its nearby cities, Bristol and Kingsport. Low cost of living, good homes, generally nice layout of the city, and some…[read more]
84
  • Kingston, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,841
77
  • Fairview, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,271
81
  • Murfreesboro, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 122,007
  • Unless your Murfreesboro (boro) original and WHITE this place isn't for the worldly traveled folks. I felt so out of place, I walked into a subway patiently waiting. No, entry of hello welcome to subway…[read more]
65
  • Clarksville, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 146,281
  • Rudest town I've ever lived, can't find a trustworthy person here to do anything. realtors are scammers the mechanics are scammers pretty much every business just wants to rip you off especially the car…[read more]
68
  • Middle Valley, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,699
  • Three years ago, my job transferred me to Chattanooga and I am so glad that I chose the town of Middle Valley, Tennessee as my home base. Living in Middle Valley, Tennessee allows me to easily commute to…[read more]
72
  • Munford, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,025
71
  • Greenbrier, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,684
85
  • Green Hill, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,079
66
  • Fairfield Glade, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,462
  • Goodness! The previous commentator really has things WRONG! I cannot believe the misrepresentation of this Beautiful community! We have TONS of things to do here, and it is a VERY safe community, as…[read more]
80
  • Bartlett, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,318
  • I lived here for a year. It was hell on earth. The town is in decline. There's more crime every year. All there is are a few depressing strip malls. Bartlett is the definition of urban sprawl. You need…[read more]
83
  • Smyrna, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,369
  • I'm the outdoorsy type, so I love living in Smyrna, Tennessee. This town has acres and acres of park land. There's golf in Sharp Springs Park, kayaking or fishing on Stewart Creek, and plenty of ball…[read more]
64
  • Milan, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,803
69
  • Alcoa, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,058
81
  • Mount Carmel, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,425
73
  • Kingsport, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 52,871
  • I was born in Churchill, Tennessee, a small town then, and my father's job as a veterinarian was in Kingsport, only 20 miles away, so I could go along with him during the summer to assist him in his…[read more]
77
  • Oak Ridge, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,285
  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee is one of my favorite locations to experience the outdoor sites and locations. This town is smaller with a population of just over thirty thousand people. There are a lot of parks…[read more]
62
  • Lynchburg, Moore County, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,314
80
  • Gallatin, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,426
  • This summer and last we had temps of close to 100 degrees with 100% humidity almost everyday! Last winter we experienced ice and snow and it was horrible because nobody knows how to drive in it here. We…[read more]
83
  • Maryville, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,151
  • I used to live in Maryville TN a hose almost 1000 sale ft near Maryville college sold for 50,000 few years ago owner fixed it up sold again for 130,000 the town is great place to live but the realistate…[read more]
76
  • McKenzie, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,650
63
  • Henderson, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,491
67
  • Seymour, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,164
  • My eight years of living in Seymour, TN have been fantastic. The city offers several factors that increase its livability. Not only have I enjoyed serenity but I, have also been in a place to explore…[read more]
65
  • Dyersburg, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,867
  • I've been living in Dyersburg for 3 years now, and that's long enough to let me know that I will be moving on before too long. There are practically no jobs to be had, none that pay a living wage - or…[read more]
74
  • Paris, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,168
  • I love living in Paris. It is a fun community that has amazing people and great eats. It is a small city that has the comforts of a large city while retaining the familiarity that comes with a small…[read more]
74
  • Lexington, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,796
68
  • Lawrenceburg, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,573
  • I went to Lawrenceburg in July the weather was great about 85 sunny everyday.everything is very cheap there gas, going out to eat I mean I had seven people to feed while I was there and we went out to…[read more]
69
  • Dickson, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,098
  • I have been living in Dickson since I was born. I'm 32 now, so I think I can safely speak on what life is like here. I have never had a desire to live anywhere else. I do a lot of traveling and I have…[read more]
76
  • Bristol, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,734
  • I have lived in Bristol for about 10 years. This is my home, and I don't see myself leaving any time soon simply because I enjoy the area. It's a quiet town, but you can definitely tell that it's a town…[read more]
67
  • Harrison, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,564
79
  • La Vergne, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,451
  • Living in La Vergne, TN, has been a blessing in so many ways. Our family moved here a little over five years ago because our oldest daughter was starting kindergarten. We came for the quality school…[read more]
62
  • Athens, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,651
  • My hometown of Athens, Tennessee is a great place to live. I have been living in Athens, Tennessee for more 10 years and I am so glad that I get to call this place home. The people here are incredibly…[read more]
82
  • Soddy-Daisy, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,162
  • I live in and was raised in soddy daisy TN. It is a great town and great for families. If you aint from soddy you aint nobody. There's home availability and tons of parks for families. Like Chester Frost…[read more]
67
  • Elizabethton, TN
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,012
  • This is a small town. It's older and the people are generous, God fearing and of modest means. Some homes are generations old. The landscape is crazy beautiful with a strong heritage and history. Living…[read more]

Moving to a new city in Tennessee is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Tennessee with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Tennessee is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Tennessee, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.