More than 50 percent of all Sullivan County schools scored a Level 3 composite or higher in the recent release of TVAAS (Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System) scores by the Tennessee Department of Education. Miller Perry and Sullivan East also earned Level 5 status.
On a scale of 1 to 5, Kingsport City Schools ranked all Levels 4 or 5 on a Valued-Added Assessment System released by the Tennessee Department of Education.
The class of 2017 set a county record with a 97.05 percent graduation rate, eclipsing the previous high water mark of 95.09 percent set by the Class of 2016. The 2017 mark also exceeds the state average graduation rate of 89.1% by 8 percentage points.