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More than a dozen schools in East Tennessee earned top marks with the Tennessee Department of Education.

State leaders released a list of of Reward Schools Thursday. The list represents the top five percent of schools in Tennessee for highest achievement and top five percent in overall growth.

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This year's list recognized 67 schools across the state for overall academic achievement and 84 schools for overall growth. In East Tennessee, 18 schools were named Reward Schools. Three East Tennessee schools were also among 17 schools in the state to earn both designations: Montgomery Ridge Intermediate, Eastview Elementary and Farragut High.

Knox County had five schools on the list, the most of any system in East Tennessee. Those schools were Powell Middle, Rocky Hill Elementary, Sequoyah Elementary, Farragut High, and LN STEM Academy.

Full list of Reward Schools in East Tennessee:

Anderson

  • Grand Oaks Elementary - Progress

Blount

  • Fairview Elementary - Progress
  • Friendsville Elementary - Progress

Maryville

  • Foothills Elementary - Performance
  • Montgomery Ridge Intermediate School – Performance & Progress

Campbell

  • Caryville Elementary – Progress

Claiborne

  • New Tazewell Elementary - Progress

Greene County

  • South Greene High - Progress

Greeneville

  • Eastview Elementary – Performance & Progress

Hamblen

  • Lincoln Heights Middle - Progress

Knox

  • Powell Middle - Progress
  • Rocky Hill Elementary - Performance
  • Sequoyah Elementary - Performance
  • Farragut High – Progress & Performance
  • LN STEM Academy - Performance

Loudon

  • Fort Loudon Middle - Progress
  • Greenback School - Progress

Oneida

  • Oneida Middle - Progress
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