Tennessee Education Association
Tennessee School Systems Profile Rankings

Grades K-8, Reading/Language Plus Writing, Percent of Students Scoring Advanced 2011-2012
Rank System Percent Rank System Percent Rank System Percent
1 Williamson County 29.8 % Tullahoma City 11.6 % 57 Cocke County 8.5 %
2 Johnson City 23.3 32 Bradley County 11.5 Madison County 8.5
3 Maryville City 22.6 33 Bells City 11.3 58 Grainger County 8.4
4 Franklin SSD 20.3 Oneida SSD 11.3 Sequatchie County 8.4
5 Rogersville City 19.0 34 Johnson County 11.2 59 Humphreys County 8.3
6 Alamo City 18.0 Stewart County 11.2 Jefferson County 8.3
7 Oak Ridge City 17.8 35 Tipton County 11.1 60 Carter County 8.2
8 Shelby County 17.7 36 Robertson County 11.0 Scott County 8.2
9 Kingsport City 16.9 37 Franklin County 10.9 61 Coffee County 8.1
10 Knox County 16.7 38 Hamilton County 10.7 Lewis County 8.1
11 Rutherford County 16.2 39 Sevier County 10.6 62 Decatur County 8.0
12 Greeneville City 15.9 Trousdale County 10.6 Polk County 8.0
13 Murfreesboro City 15.8 40 Bedford County 10.5 63 Crockett County 7.8
14 Lexington City 15.4 41 Blount County 10.3 Marion County 7.8
15 Wilson County 15.3 Bradford SSD 10.3 64 Campbell County 7.7
16 Clinton City 15.2 Chester County 10.3 65 Houston County 7.6
Newport City 15.2 42 Dayton City 10.2 Wayne County 7.6
17 South Carroll SSD 15.0 McNairy County 10.2 66 Etowah City 7.5
18 Loudon County 14.9 43 Unicoi County 10.1 Grundy County 7.5
19 Athens City 14.8 44 Cleveland City 10.0 67 Lenoir City 7.4
Paris SSD 14.8 Hickman County 10.0 68 Lauderdale County 7.3
20 Alcoa City 14.0 McMinn County 10.0 69 Fentress County 7.2
Bristol City 14.0 45 Cheatham County 9.9 Haywood County 7.2
21 McKenzie SSD 13.6 Warren County 9.9 70 Van Buren County 7.1
22 Dickson County 13.5 White County 9.9 71 Giles County 7.0
Gibson County SSD 13.5 46 Dyer County 9.8 Macon County 7.0
Lawrence County 13.5 Dyersburg City 9.8 72 Moore County 6.9
Sumner County 13.5 Henry County 9.8 73 Jackson County 6.6
23 Lincoln County 13.2 47 Anderson County 9.7 74 Cannon County 6.3
Weakley County 13.2 48 Claiborne County 9.6 75 Clay County 6.2
24 Huntingdon SSD 12.7 Roane County 9.6 Hancock County 6.2
Washington County 12.7 49 Obion County 9.5 Hardeman County 6.2
25 Montgomery County 12.5 50 Hawkins County 9.4 76 Union County 6.0
26 Elizabethton City 12.3 51 Hardin County 9.3 77 Memphis City 5.9
27 DeKalb County 12.2 Meigs County 9.3 78 Morgan County 5.7
28 Fayetteville City 12.1 Overton County 9.3 79 Bledsoe County 5.5
Smith County 12.1 Pickett County 9.3 Humboldt City 5.5
29 Cumberland County 11.9 Trenton SSD 9.3 80 Perry County 5.1
Lebanon SSD 11.9 52 Davidson County 9.2 81 Fayette County 4.9
Manchester City 11.9 Maury County 9.2 82 H-Rock-Bruceton SSD 4.5
Union City 11.9 53 Milan SSD 9.1 83 Lake County 3.8
30 Hamblen County 11.8 54 Marshall County 8.9 84 Benton County 2.8
Putnam County 11.8 55 West Carroll SSD 8.8 85 Richard City SSD 2.4
31 Henderson County 11.6 56 Greene County 8.6 Carroll County na
Sullivan County 11.6 Monroe County 8.6
Sweetwater City 11.6 Rhea County 8.6
State 11.8%
Source: Tennessee Education Association, Survey of Local Annual Salaries for Classroom Teachers, 2012-2013