Average Teacher Salary in Tennessee

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Financial Data for Tennessee

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $3,273,963,709
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $924,869,956
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $456,625,761
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $5,052
  • Total current expenditures per student: $8,002

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $3,892
  • Federal revenue per student: $896

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $-1
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $1,683,742,595
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $34,406,754
  • Federal grants through state: $810,204,308

Tennessee School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Alamo City School District 36 18 to 1
264 East Park St
Alamo, TN 38001
731-696-5515
Alcoa City School District 110 15 to 1
524 Faraday St
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-984-0531
Alvin C York Institute not available not available
701 North Main St
Jamestown, TN 38556
931-879-8101
Anderson County School Distrct 537 13 to 1
Ste 500 101 South Main
Clinton, TN 37716
865-463-8631
Athens City Elementary School District 121 15 to 1
943 Crestway Dr
Athens, TN 37303
423-745-2863
Bedford County School District 502 16 to 1
500 Madison St
Shelbyville, TN 37160
931-684-3284
Bells City School District 31 14 to 1
4532 Hwy 88 South
Bells, TN 38006
731-663-2739
Benton County School District 179 14 to 1
197 Briarwood St
Camden, TN 38320
731-584-6111
Bledsoe County School District 135 15 to 1
109 Spring St
Pikeville, TN 37367
423-447-2914
Blount County School District 743 16 to 1
831 Grandview Dr
Maryville, TN 37803
865-984-1212
Bradford Special School District 39 15 to 1
106 West Front St
Bradford, TN 38316
731-742-3180
Bradley County School District 648 16 to 1
800 South Lee Hwy
Cleveland, TN 37311
423-476-0620
Bristol City School District 274 15 to 1
615 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Bristol, TN 37620
423-652-9451
Campbell County School Distrct 391 15 to 1
522 Main St
Jacksboro, TN 37757
423-562-8377
Cannon County School District 162 14 to 1
301 West Main St
Woodbury, TN 37190
615-563-5752
Carter County School District 441 13 to 1
305 Academy St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4000
Cheatham County School Distrct 442 16 to 1
102 Elizabeth St
Ashland City, TN 37015
615-792-5664
Chester County School District 164 17 to 1
970 East Main
Henderson, TN 38340
731-989-5134
Claiborne County School District 372 13 to 1
1731 Main St
Tazewell, TN 37879
423-626-3543
Clay County School District 82 13 to 1
520 Brown St
Celina, TN 38551
931-243-3310
Cleveland City School District 317 16 to 1
4300 Mouse Creek North West Rd
Cleveland, TN 37312
423-472-9571
Clinton City Elementary School District 62 14 to 1
212 North Hicks St
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-0159
Cocke County School District 331 15 to 1
305 Hedrick Dr
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-7821
Coffee County School District 305 15 to 1
1343 Mcarthur St
Manchester, TN 37355
931-723-5150
Crockett County School District 120 15 to 1
102 North Cavalier Dr
Alamo, TN 38001
731-696-2604
Cumberland County School District 481 16 to 1
368 4th St
Crossville, TN 38555
931-484-6135
Davidson County 5,307 14 to 1
2601 Bransford Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
615-259-8419
Dayton City Elementary School District 53 14 to 1
520 Cherry St
Dayton, TN 37321
423-775-8412
Decatur County School District 120 14 to 1
59 West Main St
Decaturville, TN 38329
731-852-2391
Dekalb County School District 200 15 to 1
110 South Public Sq
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-4084
Dickson County School District 576 15 to 1
817 North Charlotte St
Dickson, TN 37055
615-446-7571
Dyer County School District 213 17 to 1
159 Everett Ave
Dyersburg, TN 38024
731-285-6712
Dyersburg City School District 210 16 to 1
1025 Phillips St
Dyersburg, TN 38025
731-286-3600
Elizabethton City School District 152 14 to 1
804 South Watauga Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-8000
Etowah City Elementary School District 27 14 to 1
858 8th St
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-5483
Fayette County School District 274 14 to 1
126 West Market St
Somerville, TN 38068
901-465-5260
Fayetteville City Elem School District 70 15 to 1
110a South Elk Ave
Fayetteville, TN 37334
931-433-5542
Fentress County School Distrct 166 15 to 1
103a Smith St South
Jamestown, TN 38556
931-879-9218
Franklin City Elementary School District 330 11 to 1
507 New Hwy 96 West
Franklin, TN 37064
615-794-6624
Franklin County School Distrct 401 15 to 1
215 South College St
Winchester, TN 37398
931-967-0626
Gibson Special District 201 17 to 1
130 Hwy 45 West
Dyer, TN 38330
731-692-3803
Giles County School District 308 14 to 1
270 Richland Dr
Pulaski, TN 38478
931-363-4558
Grainger County School Distrct 227 14 to 1
7850 Rutledge Pike
Rutledge, TN 37861
865-828-3611
Greene County School District 476 16 to 1
910 Summer St
Greeneville, TN 37743
423-639-4194
Greeneville City School District 212 14 to 1
312 Floral St
Greeneville, TN 37744
423-787-8000
Grundy County School District 194 12 to 1
1376 Main St
Altamont, TN 37317
931-692-3467
Hamblen County School District 644 16 to 1
210 East Morris Blvd
Morristown, TN 37813
423-586-7700
Hamilton County School Distrct 2,865 15 to 1
6703 Bonny Oaks Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37421
423-209-8538
Hancock County School District 90 12 to 1
418 Harrison St
Sneedville, TN 37869
423-733-2591
Hardeman County School Distrct 322 14 to 1
10815 Old Hwy 64
Bolivar, TN 38008
731-658-2510
Hardin County School District 281 14 to 1
155 Guinn St
Savannah, TN 38372
731-925-3943
Hawkins County School District 532 15 to 1
200 North Depot St
Rogersville, TN 37857
423-272-7629
Haywood County School District 236 14 to 1
900 East Main St
Brownsville, TN 38012
731-772-9613
Henderson County School District 234 16 to 1
35 East Wilson St
Lexington, TN 38351
731-968-3661
Henry County School District 219 15 to 1
217 Grove Blvd
Paris, TN 38242
731-642-9733
Hickman County School District 277 14 to 1
115 Murphree Ave
Centerville, TN 37033
931-729-3391
Hollow Rock-bruceton School District 48 15 to 1
Hwy 70 West
Bruceton, TN 38317
731-586-7657
Houston County School District 97 16 to 1
6460 Hwy 13 South
Erin, TN 37061
931-289-4148
Humboldt City School District 94 16 to 1
1421 Osborne St
Humboldt, TN 38343
731-784-2652
Humphreys County School District 215 15 to 1
2443 Hwy 70 East
Waverly, TN 37185
931-296-2568
Huntingdon Special School District 85 15 to 1
585 High St
Huntingdon, TN 38344
731-986-2222
Jackson County School District 120 13 to 1
711 School Dr
Gainesboro, TN 38562
931-268-0119
Jackson-madison Consolidated 962 14 to 1
310 North Pkwy
Jackson, TN 38305
731-664-2500
Jefferson County School District 484 16 to 1
1221 Gay St
Dandridge, TN 37725
865-397-3194
Johnson City School District 520 14 to 1
100 East Maplacee
Johnson City, TN 37605
423-434-5200
Johnson County School District 167 14 to 1
211 North Church St
Mountain City, TN 37683
423-727-2640
Kingsport City School District 442 15 to 1
1701 East Center St
Kingsport, TN 37664
423-378-2100
Knox County School District 3,831 15 to 1
912 South Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-594-1620
Lake County School District 80 12 to 1
819 Mcbride St
Tiptonville, TN 38079
731-253-6601
Lauderdale County School District 314 15 to 1
402 South Washington St
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-2941
Lawrence County School Distrct 458 15 to 1
700 Mahr Ave
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931-762-3581
Lebanon City Elementary School District 238 13 to 1
701 Coles Ferry Pike
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-6060
Lenoir City School District 138 17 to 1
2145 Harrison Ave
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-986-8058
Lewis County School District 135 15 to 1
206 South Couroute St
Hohenwald, TN 38462
931-796-3264
Lexington City Elementary 81 14 to 1
70 Dixon St
Lexington, TN 38351
731-967-5591
Lincoln County School District 281 15 to 1
206 East Davidson Dr
Fayetteville, TN 37334
931-433-3565
Loudon County School District 341 15 to 1
100 River Rd
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-5411
Macon County School District 234 16 to 1
501 College St
Lafayette, TN 37083
615-666-2125
Manchester City School District 104 13 to 1
215 East Foroute St
Manchester, TN 37355
931-728-2316
Marion County School District 283 15 to 1
204 Betsy Pack Dr
Jasper, TN 37347
423-942-3434
Marshall County School Distrct 345 16 to 1
700 Jones Circle
Lewisburg, TN 37091
931-359-1581
Maryville City School District 324 16 to 1
833 Lawrence Ave
Maryville, TN 37803
865-982-7121
Maury County School District 807 15 to 1
501 West 8th St
Columbia, TN 38401
931-388-8403
Mckenzie Special School District 88 16 to 1
114 West Bell Ave
Mckenzie, TN 38201
731-352-2246
Mcminn County School District 374 17 to 1
216 North Jackson
Athens, TN 37303
423-745-1612
Mcnairy County School District 329 14 to 1
170 West Couroute Ave
Selmer, TN 38375
731-645-3267
Meigs County School District 126 15 to 1
210 Main St North
Decatur, TN 37322
423-334-5793
Memphis City School District 7,201 16 to 1
2597 Avery Ave
Memphis, TN 38112
901-416-5444
Milan City Special School District 145 15 to 1
2048 South First St
Milan, TN 38358
731-686-0844
Monroe County School District 318 18 to 1
205 Oak Grove Rd
Madisonville, TN 37354
423-442-2373
Montgomery County Schools 1,870 15 to 1
621 Gracey Ave
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-648-5600
Moore County School District 70 14 to 1
241 Main St
Lynchburg, TN 37352
931-759-7303
Morgan County School District 251 14 to 1
136 Flat Fork Rd
Wartburg, TN 37887
423-346-6214
Murfreesboro City Elem School District 500 14 to 1
2552 South Church St
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
615-893-2313
Newport City Elementary School District 58 14 to 1
301 College St
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-3811
Oak Ridge City School District 357 13 to 1
304 New York Ave
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
865-425-9001
Obion County School District 265 15 to 1
316 South Third St
Union City, TN 38261
731-885-9743
Oneida City School District 95 14 to 1
195 North Bank
Oneida, TN 37841
423-569-8912
Overton County School District 218 16 to 1
302 Zachary St
Livingston, TN 38570
931-823-1287
Paris City Special School District 111 15 to 1
1219 Hwy 641 South
Paris, TN 38242
731-642-9322
Perry County School District 88 14 to 1
333 South Mill St
Linden, TN 37096
931-589-2102
Pickett County School District 57 12 to 1
141 Skyline Dr
Byrdstown, TN 38549
931-864-3123
Polk County School District 178 16 to 1
131 Stephens Cr
Benton, TN 37307
423-338-4506
Putnam County School District 660 17 to 1
1400 East Spring St
Cookeville, TN 38506
931-526-9777
Rhea County School District 277 16 to 1
305 California Ave
Dayton, TN 37321
423-775-7813
Richard City Elementary School District 24 13 to 1
1620 Hamilton Ave
South Pittsburg, TN 37380
423-837-7282
Roane County School District 493 15 to 1
105 Bluff Rd
Kingston, TN 37763
865-376-5592
Robertson County School District 707 16 to 1
2121 Woodland St
Springfield, TN 37172
615-384-5588
Rogersville City Elem School District 48 14 to 1
116 Brdway
Rogersville, TN 37857
423-272-7651
Rutherford County School District 2,421 15 to 1
2240 Southpark Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
615-893-5812
Scott County School District 212 14 to 1
208 Couroute St
Huntsville, TN 37756
423-663-2159
Sequatchie County School District 144 16 to 1
878 Cordell Dr
Dunlap, TN 37327
423-949-3617
Sevier County School District 964 15 to 1
226 Cedar St
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-4671
Shelby County School District 2,982 16 to 1
160 South Hollywood
Memphis, TN 38112
901-321-2500
Smith County School District 226 15 to 1
126 South C M South Ln
Carthage, TN 37030
615-735-9625
South Carroll Special School District 28 15 to 1
145 Clarksburg Rd
Clarksburg, TN 38324
731-986-3165
Stewart County School District 141 17 to 1
1031 Spring St
Dover, TN 37058
931-232-5176
Sullivan County School Distrct 814 15 to 1
154 Bountville By-pass
Blountville, TN 37617
423-354-1000
Sumner County School District 1,838 15 to 1
695 East Main St
Gallatin, TN 37066
615-451-5200
Sweetwater City School District 105 15 to 1
203 Monroe St
Sweetwater, TN 37874
423-337-7051
Tennessee School For Blind not available not available
115 Stewarts Ferry Pk
Nashville, TN 37214
615-231-7300
Tennessee School For Deaf not available not available
2725 Island Home Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-579-2500
Tipton County School District 756 16 to 1
1580 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019
901-476-7148
Trenton City School District 94 16 to 1
201 West 10th St
Trenton, TN 38382
731-855-1191
Trousdale County School District 93 7 to 1
103 Lock Six Rd
Hartsville, TN 37074
615-374-2193
Tullahoma City School District 231 15 to 1
510 South Jackson St
Tullahoma, TN 37388
931-454-2600
Unicoi School District 168 16 to 1
600 North Elm Ave
Erwin, TN 37650
423-743-1600
Union City School District 111 13 to 1
408 South Depot St
Union City, TN 38261
731-885-3922
Union County School District 225 14 to 1
3006 Maynardville Hwy
Maynardville, TN 37807
865-992-5466
Van Buren County School District 61 13 to 1
293 Sparta St
Spencer, TN 38585
931-946-2242
Warren County School District 429 15 to 1
2548 Morrison St
Mcminnville, TN 37110
931-668-4022
Washington County School District 590 16 to 1
405 West College St
Jonesborough, TN 37659
423-753-1100
Wayne County School District 210 12 to 1
419 South Main St
Waynesboro, TN 38485
931-722-3548
Weakley County School District 319 15 to 1
8319 Hwy 22 Ste A
Dresden, TN 38225
731-364-2247
West Carroll Special District 76 14 to 1
1415 Hwy 77
Atwood, TN 38220
731-662-4200
West Tennessee School For Deaf not available not available
1838 North Pkwy
Jackson, TN 38301
731-423-5705
White County School District 268 15 to 1
136 Baker St
Sparta, TN 38583
931-836-2229
Williamson County School District 1,917 16 to 1
1320 West Main Ste 202
Franklin, TN 37064
615-472-4000
Wilson County School District 913 16 to 1
351 Stumpy Ln
Lebanon, TN 37090
615-444-3282