Tennessee Education Association
Tennessee School Systems Profile Rankings

Grades K-8, Reading/Language Plus Writing, Percent of Students Scoring Proficient and Advanced 2011-2012
Rank System Percent Rank System Percent Rank System Percent
1 Williamson County 82.4 % 39 Henry County 52.1 % Marion County 46.4 %
2 Maryville City 71.7 40 Tipton County 52.0 72 Fentress County 46.3
3 Rogersville City 71.1 41 White County 51.9 Sequatchie County 46.3
4 Franklin SSD 70.2 42 Meigs County 51.8 73 Hamilton County 45.7
5 Johnson City 67.5 43 Johnson County 51.4 74 Giles County 45.4
6 Alamo City 66.6 Manchester City 51.4 75 Coffee County 45.1
7 Newport City 62.8 44 Robertson County 51.2 Greene County 45.1
8 Oak Ridge City 62.7 45 McNairy County 51.1 76 Scott County 45.0
9 Wilson County 62.4 Tullahoma City 51.1 77 Jefferson County 44.9
10 Greeneville City 61.7 West Carroll SSD 51.1 Macon County 44.9
11 Rutherford County 61.3 46 Blount County 50.9 78 Wayne County 44.6
Shelby County 61.3 Huntingdon SSD 50.9 79 Carter County 44.5
12 Kingsport City 61.0 47 Lebanon SSD 50.8 80 Decatur County 44.4
13 Lincoln County 60.9 48 Paris SSD 50.7 Moore County 44.4
14 Gibson County SSD 60.5 49 Hamblen County 50.2 81 Cannon County 44.2
15 Lexington City 60.0 50 Marshall County 49.8 82 Monroe County 43.9
16 Clinton City 59.8 51 Franklin County 49.5 83 Houston County 43.5
17 Murfreesboro City 59.7 52 DeKalb County 49.4 84 Dyersburg City 43.4
18 Weakley County 58.8 Sevier County 49.4 85 Van Buren County 43.3
19 Dickson County 58.4 53 Roane County 49.2 86 Crockett County 43.1
Lawrence County 58.4 54 Chester County 49.1 87 Etowah City 43.0
20 McKenzie SSD 57.7 55 Cheatham County 49.0 88 Lenoir City 42.9
Sumner County 57.7 Hardin County 49.0 89 Grainger County 42.6
21 South Carroll SSD 57.5 Maury County 49.0 90 Polk County 42.2
22 Knox County 57.0 Sweetwater City 49.0 91 Morgan County 41.2
23 Cumberland County 56.4 56 Overton County 48.7 92 Davidson County 40.6
24 Dayton City 55.9 57 Hickman County 48.6 Jackson County 40.6
25 Bradford SSD 55.6 58 Perry County 48.5 93 H-Rock-Bruceton SSD 40.4
Bristol City 55.6 59 Pickett County 48.3 94 Campbell County 39.5
Loudon County 55.6 60 Trousdale County 48.2 95 Hardeman County 39.3
Stewart County 55.6 61 Hawkins County 47.8 96 Madison County 38.8
26 Alcoa City 55.4 62 Rhea County 47.6 97 Lauderdale County 38.0
27 Washington County 55.3 63 Anderson County 47.5 98 Bledsoe County 37.8
28 Montgomery County 55.0 Bedford County 47.5 99 Union County 37.2
29 Fayetteville City 54.7 Bells City 47.5 100 Clay County 36.8
30 Athens City 54.4 Dyer County 47.5 Grundy County 36.8
Smith County 54.4 64 Cleveland City 47.4 101 Haywood County 35.2
31 Henderson County 54.1 Lewis County 47.4 102 Humboldt City 33.5
32 Putnam County 54.0 McMinn County 47.4 103 Fayette County 33.0
33 Elizabethton City 53.9 65 Cocke County 47.2 104 Hancock County 31.9
34 Humphreys County 53.7 66 Trenton SSD 47.1 105 Benton County 30.8
Sullivan County 53.7 67 Warren County 47.0 106 Memphis City 29.2
35 Unicoi County 53.6 68 Richard City SSD 46.9 107 Lake County 28.8
36 Oneida SSD 52.9 69 Union City 46.8 Carroll County na
37 Obion County 52.6 70 Milan SSD 46.5
38 Bradley County 52.5 71 Claiborne County 46.4
State 49.9%
Source: Tennessee Education Association, Survey of Local Annual Salaries for Classroom Teachers, 2012-2013