Nov 10 2007

SchoolMatch, a private education research, consulting and referral company, has named Maryville City Schools among the top fifteen school systems in Tennessee.

The annual "What Parents Want Awards" recognize school systems that are academically solid, accredited, recognized for excellence by a national foundation or by the U.S. Department of Education, competitive in teacher salaries, above average in instructional expenditures, above average in expenditures for library/media services, and known for small class size.

According to SchoolMatch, only sixteen percent of the nation's 15,571 public school districts (2,516) have been recognized for meeting the needs of families choosing schools.

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