Districts and schools in Tennessee will exemplify excellence and equity such that all students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully embark upon their chosen path in life.
The majority of high school graduates from the class of 2020 will earn some type of postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree.
75 percent of Tennessee third graders will be proficient in reading by 2025.
The average ACT composite score in Tennessee will be 21 by 2020.
Tennessee will rank in the top half of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the nation’s report card, by 2019.
Early Foundations & Literacy
Building skills in early grades to contribute to future success
High School & Bridge to Postsecondary
Preparing significantly more students for postsecondary completion
All Means All
Providing individualized support and opportunities for all students with a focus on those who are furthest behind
Supporting the preparation and development of an exceptional educator workforce
Providing districts with the tools and autonomy they need to make the best decisions for students
News & Events
- Two Tennessee School Districts Place on the College Board’s AP District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success
- Commissioner McQueen Continues to Improve Testing in Tennessee with Special Task Force on Student Testing and Assessment
- Knoxville, Millington Educators Each Surprised by $25,000 Milken Awards
- Tennessee Department of Education Awards Over $3 million to Improve Facilities of High-Quality School Options
- Tennessee Second Grade Assessment Provides Feedback to Improve Student Outcomes
- Tennessee Department of Education Awards Grant for New Teacher Residency Program