Tennessee Education Association
Tennessee School Systems Profile Rankings

Current Expenditures: Percent Funded by State Government 2011-2012
Rank System Percent Rank System Percent Rank System Percent
1 Alamo City 78.6 % 39 Rhea County 61.4 % 75 Rutherford County 52.0 %
2 Union County 74.0 40 DeKalb County 61.2 76 Montgomery County 51.8
3 Bells City 72.0 41 Sweetwater City 61.1 77 Coffee County 51.4
4 Houston County 70.9 42 Humphreys County 60.8 Dyersburg City 51.4
5 Crockett County 70.6 43 Fentress County 60.6 78 Henry County 51.0
Morgan County 70.6 44 Warren County 60.4 79 Union City 50.8
6 Chester County 70.3 45 Unicoi County 60.3 80 Fayette County 50.7
7 Macon County 69.6 West Carroll SSD 60.3 81 Athens City 50.4
8 Wayne County 68.6 46 Newport City 60.2 Cleveland City 50.4
9 Trousdale County 68.4 47 Huntingdon SSD 59.8 82 Maury County 50.1
10 Hancock County 68.1 South Carroll SSD 59.8 83 Blount County 49.5
11 Grainger County 67.8 48 Greene County 59.5 84 Wilson County 49.1
12 Overton County 67.6 49 Haywood County 59.4 85 Hardin County 49.0
13 Scott County 67.3 50 Carter County 59.2 86 Clinton City 48.9
14 Tipton County 67.0 Milan SSD 59.2 87 Putnam County 48.6
15 Meigs County 66.7 51 Hardeman County 59.1 88 Paris SSD 48.4
16 Lewis County 66.6 Jefferson County 59.1 89 Hamblen County 47.7
17 Hickman County 65.9 Robertson County 59.1 Shelby County 47.7
18 Cannon County 65.5 52 Monroe County 58.7 90 Murfreesboro City 47.4
19 Smith County 65.3 53 Claiborne County 58.4 91 Anderson County 47.3
Van Buren County 65.3 54 Fayetteville City 58.3 92 Manchester City 47.1
20 White County 65.0 55 Bradford SSD 58.1 93 Washington County 46.2
21 Bledsoe County 64.9 56 Humboldt City 58.0 94 Carroll County 45.7
22 Lauderdale County 64.5 Obion County 58.0 95 Lebanon SSD 44.9
Oneida SSD 64.5 57 Marshall County 57.8 96 Loudon County 44.5
23 Lake County 64.3 58 Johnson County 57.4 97 Lenoir City 43.7
24 Perry County 64.0 59 Rogersville City 57.2 98 Sullivan County 43.3
25 Bedford County 63.7 60 Henderson County 57.0 99 Greeneville City 43.1
26 Dayton City 63.6 Marion County 57.0 100 Tullahoma City 40.9
27 Polk County 63.5 Sequatchie County 57.0 101 Memphis City 40.2
Stewart County 63.5 61 Trenton SSD 56.7 102 Alcoa City 39.9
28 H-Rock-Bruceton SSD 63.4 62 Franklin County 56.5 103 Williamson County 39.8
Lawrence County 63.4 63 Lexington City 56.3 104 Bristol City 39.7
29 Lincoln County 63.2 64 McMinn County 56.2 105 Maryville City 39.6
30 Grundy County 63.0 65 Etowah City 56.1 106 Roane County 39.5
Jackson County 63.0 66 Cocke County 56.0 107 Madison County 38.7
31 McNairy County 62.9 Hawkins County 56.0 108 Oak Ridge City 37.0
32 Weakley County 62.6 Moore County 56.0 109 Johnson City 36.3
33 Clay County 62.5 67 Dickson County 55.7 110 Kingsport City 35.8
34 Pickett County 62.4 68 Sumner County 55.3 111 Knox County 34.3
35 McKenzie SSD 62.3 69 Giles County 55.0 112 Hamilton County 34.2
36 Campbell County 61.9 70 Bradley County 54.5 113 Sevier County 30.3
Richard City SSD 61.9 71 Benton County 54.4 114 Davidson County 28.9
37 Decatur County 61.8 72 Dyer County 53.7 115 Franklin SSD 26.2
38 Cheatham County 61.6 73 Elizabethton City 53.5
Gibson County SSD 61.6 74 Cumberland County 53.0
State 46.5%
Source: State of Tennessee, Statewide Report Card 2012