Tennessee Education Association
Tennessee School Systems Profile Rankings

Percent of Students Economically Disadvantaged 2011-2012
Rank System Percent Rank System Percent Rank System Percent
1 Memphis City 85.1 % 37 Alamo City 65.7 % 72 McKenzie SSD 57.8 %
2 Humboldt City 84.6 38 Cannon County 65.6 73 Bradford SSD 57.4
3 Scott County 84.5 39 McNairy County 65.4 74 Chester County 57.3
4 Grundy County 81.5 Oneida SSD 65.4 75 Maury County 57.1
5 Bledsoe County 80.0 40 Dyer County 64.9 76 Decatur County 56.6
6 Hancock County 79.9 41 Crockett County 64.8 77 Bradley County 56.3
7 Cocke County 79.3 42 Morgan County 64.7 Newport City 56.3
Hardeman County 79.3 43 Jefferson County 64.6 78 Hamilton County 56.0
8 Haywood County 78.0 44 Bedford County 64.4 79 Loudon County 55.6
9 Lauderdale County 77.2 45 DeKalb County 64.2 80 Putnam County 55.5
10 Madison County 77.0 46 Dayton City 64.0 81 Tipton County 55.4
11 Fayette County 75.2 Manchester City 64.0 82 Stewart County 55.3
12 Lake County 74.9 47 White County 63.9 83 Lincoln County 55.2
13 Campbell County 74.8 48 Trenton SSD 63.6 84 Roane County 55.1
14 Etowah City 74.7 49 Van Buren County 63.1 85 Lexington City 54.6
15 Perry County 73.2 50 Carroll County 63.0 86 South Carroll SSD 54.2
16 Davidson County 72.4 51 Henderson County 62.8 87 Moore County 53.8
Rhea County 72.4 52 Anderson County 62.7 88 Sullivan County 53.7
17 Jackson County 72.1 53 Lenoir City 62.6 89 Dickson County 53.5
18 Bells City 72.0 Lewis County 62.6 90 Huntingdon SSD 53.3
Johnson County 72.0 54 Cleveland City 62.1 91 Murfreesboro City 53.2
19 Claiborne County 71.8 55 Hamblen County 62.0 92 Bristol City 51.5
Dyersburg City 71.8 Sevier County 62.0 93 Robertson County 51.3
Marion County 71.8 56 Lebanon SSD 61.6 94 Blount County 51.2
20 Carter County 71.6 Macon County 61.6 Elizabethton City 51.2
21 Sweetwater City 71.4 57 Fayetteville City 61.4 95 Tullahoma City 51.1
22 Union City 70.7 Giles County 61.4 96 Alcoa City 50.1
23 Fentress County 70.5 58 Paris SSD 61.3 97 Kingsport City 50.0
Polk County 70.5 59 Coffee County 61.2 98 Cheatham County 49.4
24 Clay County 69.8 60 Lawrence County 60.7 99 Johnson City 48.6
H-Rock-Bruceton SSD 69.8 McMinn County 60.7 100 Washington County 48.3
25 Richard City SSD 69.4 Unicoi County 60.7 101 Knox County 47.3
26 Union County 69.1 61 Overton County 60.5 102 Montgomery County 46.9
27 Wayne County 68.5 62 Hickman County 60.3 103 Oak Ridge City 45.7
28 Sequatchie County 68.0 63 Henry County 60.2 104 Rogersville City 45.1
29 Meigs County 67.8 64 Clinton City 59.9 105 Gibson County SSD 43.9
30 Hawkins County 67.2 Pickett County 59.9 106 Rutherford County 43.5
31 Greene County 67.1 65 Weakley County 59.7 107 Greeneville City 43.0
32 Grainger County 67.0 66 Obion County 59.6 108 Franklin SSD 41.5
33 Monroe County 66.9 67 Franklin County 59.2 109 Sumner County 39.6
34 West Carroll SSD 66.3 Smith County 59.2 110 Shelby County 38.6
35 Benton County 66.1 68 Humphreys County 58.9 111 Maryville City 32.4
Hardin County 66.1 Milan SSD 58.9 112 Wilson County 28.8
Warren County 66.1 69 Trousdale County 58.6 113 Williamson County 12.4
36 Athens City 66.0 70 Houston County 58.0
Cumberland County 66.0 71 Marshall County 57.9
State 58.6%
Source: Tennessee Education Association, Survey of Local Annual Salaries for Classroom Teachers, 2012-2013