Tennesseans for Student Success

We are a statewide network of teachers, parents, community leaders, and volunteers who are dedicated to supporting Tennessee’s students and their futures.

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Who We Are

We’re committed to building on the state of Tennessee’s historic gains in education. Being twice named the fastest improving state in the nation, breaking ACT records, graduating more students on time, and offering early opportunities for success is just the beginning for students in the Volunteer State.
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Initiatives

Our goal is simple: ensure each student in Tennessee has access to a great public education and opportunities for a bright future. Tennessee has made great strides in improving public education. We must do more, faster, to ensure all students' can be thriving and economically independent.
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What We Support

Tennesseans for Student Success not only champions higher standards; but also an aligned assessment; protecting accountability; innovating in education; and securing economic freedom for all. You can find out more about our Policy Priorities by clicking the button below.
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Tennessee is making gains for student success.

The Ready Graduate indicator measures the percentage of students who earn a diploma from a Tennessee high school and meet success milestones that increase their probability of seamlessly enrolling in postsecondary education and securing high-quality employment, such as a 21 on their ACT, four early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs) like dual enrollment or AP, complete an industry certification or earn an ASVAB AFQT score of military readiness.

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McMinn

Athens City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Etowah City School Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

McMinn County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 41.6%

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Meigs

Meigs County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 49.6%

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Rhea

Dayton City School Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Rhea County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 29.2%

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Bledsoe

Bledsoe County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 30.7%

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Cumberland

Cumberland County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43.6%

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Putnam

Putnam County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 46.4%

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White

White County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 40%

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Van Buren

Van Buren County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 26.3%

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Warren

Warren County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 37%

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Sequatchie

Sequatchie County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 40.4%

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Coffee

Coffee County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 36.7%

Manchester City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Tullahoma City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 51.6%

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Cannon

Cannon County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 39.8%

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Dekalb

Dekalb County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 34.6%

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Smith

Smith County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 35.9%

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Wilson

Lebanon Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Wilson County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 51.2%

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Rutherford

Murfreesboro City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Rutherford County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 48.7%

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Bedford

Bedford County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 32.9%

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Marshall

Marshall County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: %

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Maury

Maury County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 32.3%

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Williamson

Franklin Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 78.1%

Williamson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Cheatham

Cheatham County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 35.5%

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Dickson

Dickson County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 38.8%

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Hickman

Hickman County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 36.4%

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Lewis

Lewis County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 25%

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Perry

Perry County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43.8%

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Humphreys

Humphrey’s County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43%

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Houston

Houston County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 34.8%

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Benton

Benton School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 44.3%

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Decatur

Decatur County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 39%

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Henderson

Henderson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 50.6%

Lexington City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Carroll

Carroll County Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Hollow Rock-Bruceton Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 41.5%

Huntingdon Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 52%

McKenzie Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 56.3%

South Carroll County Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 46.2%

West Carroll Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 41.4%

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Madison

Jackson-Madison County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 22.6%

West Tennessee School for the Deaf Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Chester

Chester County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43.5%

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Hardeman

Hardeman County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 30.4%

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McNairy

McNairy County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 34.1%

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Hardin

Hardin County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 34.7%

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Wayne

Wayne County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43.1%

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Lawrence

Lawrence County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 47%

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Giles

Giles County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 37.7%

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Moore

Moore County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 48.7%

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Lincoln

Fayetteville City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 41.3%

Lincoln County Department of Education Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 48.5%

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Franklin

Franklin County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 32.8%

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Marion

Marion County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 39.2%

Richard Hardy Memorial School Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 39.1%

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Hamilton

Hamilton County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 37.2%

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Bradley

Bradley County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 47.2%

Cleveland City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 39.1%

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Polk

Polk County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 34.7%

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Monroe

Monroe County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 31%

Sweetwater City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Blount

Alcoa City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 57.9%

Blount County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 35.8%

Maryville City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 70.3%

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Loudon

Lenoir City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 41.2%

Loudon County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 45.7%

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Roane

Roane County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 42.3%

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Knox

Knox County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 48.7%

TN School for the Deaf Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Sevier

Sevier County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 40%

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Jefferson

Jefferson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43.4%

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Cocke

Cocke County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 30.9%

Newport City School Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Hamblen

Hamblen County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 51.8%

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Greene

Greene County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 32.2%

Greeneville City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 57.5%

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Washington

Johnson City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 54%

Washington County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 45%

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Unicoi

Unicoi County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 42.2%

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Carter

Carter County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 28.9%

Elizabethton City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Hawkins

Hawkins County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 37.3%

Rogersville City School Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Hancock

Hancock County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 35.2%

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Grainger

Grainger County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 27.3%

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Claiborne

Claiborne County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 35%

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Union

Union County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 21.4%

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Campbell

Campbell County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 26.5%

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Scott

Oneida Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 54.2%

Scott County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 30.1%

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Morgan

Morgan County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 31.4%

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Fentress

Alvin C. York Institute Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 33.9%

Fentress County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 42.9%

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Pickett

Pickett County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 49.2%

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Overton

Overton County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 52.9%

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Clay

Clay County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 59.1%

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Jackson

Jackson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 31.2%

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Macon

Macon County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 37.4%

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Trousdale

Trousdale County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 53.6%

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Sumner

Sumner County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 47.7%

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Robertson

Robertson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 39.2%

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Montgomery

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 42.2%

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Stewart

Stewart County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 44.3%

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Henry

Henry County School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 47.2%

Paris Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

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Weakley

Weakley County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 50.6%

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Obion

Obion County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 45.3%

inion City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 51.5%

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Gibson

Bradford Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 53.3%

Gibson County Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 55.1%

Humboldt City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 26.6%

Milan Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 48.2%

Trenton Special School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 50%

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Crockett

Alamo City School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Bells City School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Crockett County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 32.7%

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Haywood

Haywood County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 23.5%

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Fayette

Fayette County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 20.4%

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Shelby

Achievement School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 3.2%

Arlington Municipal School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 69%

Bartlett Municipal School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 56.3%

Collierville Municipal School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 76.7%

Germantown Municipal School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 80.7%

Lakeland School System Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Millington Municipal School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 29.3%

Shelby County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 19.6%

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Tipton

Tipton County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 50.8%

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Lauderdale

Lauderdale County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 31.3%

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Dyer

Dyer County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 54.2%

Dyersburg City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43%

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Lake

Lake County School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 25.9%

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Anderson

Anderson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 37.9%

Clinton City School District Ready Graduate Indicator Score: n/a

Oak Ridge City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 61.2%

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Sullivan

Bristol City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 50.6%

Kingsport City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 57.3%

Sullivan County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 43.3%

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Davidson

Metro Nashville Public Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 29.7%

TN School for the Blind Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 10%

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Hardeman

Hardeman County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 30.4%

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Johnson

Johnson City Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 54%

Johnson County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 40.6%

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Grundy

Grundy County Schools Ready Graduate Indicator Score: 36.4%

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There’s still work to do to ensure all students in Tennessee succeed.

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of students are at or above their grade level, 2.5% increase from 2018.

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of students are at or above their grade level in math, 4% increase from 2018.

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of students are at or above their grade level in english language arts, 2.1% increase from 2018.

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of students are ready to graduate from high school, 4.5% increase from 2017.

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