Education

Tennessee Names Top Schools for Achievement, Growth in 2011-12

Monday, August 27, 2012 | 03:02 pm

Reward Schools located in 70 districts across the state in cities and rural areas
 
BRENTWOOD – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman today announced 169 schools as the 2011-12 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for annual growth and the top 5 percent for academic achievement.
 
The Reward Schools are spread across 70 districts, located in major cities as well as rural areas, and 102 of the recognized schools serve mostly economically disadvantaged populations. A list of the schools can be found on the department’s website, at www.tn.gov/education/accountability.