SCHOOL FACILITIES

• New state-of-the-art senior high school
   completed in 2004
• All elementary and middle school facilities
  renovated in program ending 2004 

Statistics:

  • 8 elementary schools
  • 2 middle schools
  • 2 senior high schools (projected graduation rates for 2008 are: 81.2% and 98%
  • 1 private elementary school
  • 1 private middle/senior high school
  • All schools accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • All schools in Franklin County in compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act
  • 58% of certified staff hold advanced degrees
  • The Franklin County School System leads the area in per student school expenditures
  • Based upon the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System, one of Franklin County's elementary schools was ranked 9th out of 1300 Tennessee schools in 2008

 

Area Colleges/Universities

  • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SPACE INSTITUTE:
    • Internationally recognized institution for graduate study and research in engineering, physics, mathematics and aviation systems.
      • Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy
 
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH:
    • Private, coeducational liberal arts college
    • Ranked 34th on U.S. News' list of liberal arts colleges
    • Produced 25 Rhodes Scholars (most Rhodes Scholars per capita of any school in the United States).