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Teaching Schools in Tennessee Districts

Tennessee has more than 120 school districts, from Shelby county County's Memphis to Carroll county County's West carroll and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Tennessee. Don't miss our report on Tennessee Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Teachers Per-Capita Income Phone Number URL
Memphis Shelby 109,300 6,871 $17,838 (901) 416-5444 NA
Davidson County Davidson 75,080 5,324 $23,069 (615) 259-4636 NA
Knox County Knox 56,758 3,848 $21,875 (865) 594-1620 NA
Shelby County Shelby 48,211 3,064 $28,776 (901) 321-2500 NA
Hamilton County Hamilton 41,832 2,876 $21,593 (423) 209-8538 NA
Rutherford County Rutherford 37,679 2,476 $19,767 (615) 893-5812 NA
Williamson County Williamson 30,652 1,962 $34,573 (615) 472-4003 NA
Montgomery County Montgomery 29,138 1,969 $17,432 (931) 648-5600 NA
Sumner County Sumner 27,158 1,901 $21,164 (615) 451-5200 NA
Wilson County Wilson 15,163 927 $23,543 (615) 444-3282 NA
Sevier County Sevier 14,347 986 $18,064 (865) 453-4671 NA
Madison County Madison 13,272 957 $19,389 (731) 664-2500 NA
Tipton County Tipton 12,056 762 $18,673 (901) 476-7148 NA
Blount County Blount 11,746 742 $18,745 (865) 984-1212 NA
Maury County Maury 11,732 807 $19,365 (931) 388-8403 NA
Sullivan County Sullivan 11,709 835 $18,844 (423) 354-1000 NA
Robertson County Robertson 11,223 730 $19,054 (615) 384-5588 NA
Putnam County Putnam 10,747 658 $16,927 (931) 526-9777 NA
Bradley County Bradley 10,421 662 $17,955 (423) 476-0620 NA
Hamblen County Hamblen 10,040 645 $17,743 (423) 586-7700 NA
Washington County Washington 9,209 594 $17,877 (423) 753-1100 NA
Dickson County Dickson 8,494 578 $18,043 (615) 446-7571 NA
Bedford County Bedford 7,936 516 $16,698 (931) 684-3284 NA
Hawkins County Hawkins 7,718 532 $15,998 (423) 272-7629 NA
Jefferson County Jefferson 7,508 487 $16,841 (865) 397-3194 http://www.jefferson.k12.ky.us/
Greene County Greene 7,474 476 $15,300 (423) 639-4194 NA
Roane County Roane 7,444 489 $18,987 (865) 376-5592 NA
Cumberland County Cumberland 7,376 493 $16,808 (931) 484-6135 NA
Johnson City Washington 7,328 514 $20,272 (423) 434-5200 NA
Murfreesboro Rutherford 7,078 499 $20,219 (615) 893-2313 NA
Cheatham County Cheatham 6,959 440 $18,882 (615) 792-5664 NA
Lawrence County Lawrence 6,861 462 $15,848 (931) 762-3681 NA
Anderson County Anderson 6,820 549 $16,292 (865) 463-8631 NA
Kingsport Sullivan 6,575 449 $20,337 (423) 378-2100 NA
Warren County Warren 6,446 444 $15,759 (931) 668-4022 NA
Mcminn County Mcminn 6,108 374 $16,833 (423) 745-1612 NA
Franklin County Franklin 6,056 396 $17,987 (931) 967-0626 NA
Campbell County Campbell 6,011 382 $13,301 (423) 562-8377 NA
Carter County Carter 5,793 439 $14,710 (423) 547-4000 NA
Monroe County Monroe 5,609 329 $14,676 (423) 442-2373 NA
Marshall County Marshall 5,351 354 $17,749 (931) 369-1581 NA
Loudon County Loudon 5,147 344 $22,010 (865) 458-5411 NA
Cleveland Bradley 5,007 321 $18,316 (423) 472-9571 NA
Maryville Blount 5,004 321 $21,556 (865) 982-7121 NA
Cocke County Cocke 4,881 341 $14,166 (423) 623-7821 NA
Weakley County Weakley 4,858 325 $15,408 (731) 364-2247 NA
Claiborne County Claiborne 4,835 372 $13,032 (423) 626-3542 NA
Lauderdale County Lauderdale 4,693 331 $13,682 (731) 635-2941 NA
Oak Ridge Anderson 4,588 367 $23,613 (865) 425-9001 NA
Mcnairy County Mcnairy 4,497 342 $16,385 (731) 645-3257 NA
Coffee County Coffee 4,471 307 $17,107 (931) 723-5150 NA
Marion County Marion 4,332 286 $16,658 (423) 942-3434 NA
Rhea County Rhea 4,322 294 $15,595 (423) 775-7813 NA
Giles County Giles 4,273 309 $17,543 (931) 363-4558 NA
Hardeman County Hardeman 4,269 325 $13,349 (731) 658-2510 NA
Lincoln County Lincoln 4,162 282 $18,964 (931) 433-3565 NA
White County White 4,108 272 $14,791 (931) 836-2229 NA
Bristol Sullivan 3,936 268 $18,535 (423) 652-9451 NA
Obion County Obion 3,926 265 $16,731 (731) 885-9743 NA
Hickman County Hickman 3,915 286 $14,446 (931) 729-3391 NA
Hardin County Hardin 3,813 278 $15,598 (731) 925-3943 NA
Macon County Macon 3,803 240 $15,286 (615) 666-2125 NA
Henderson County Henderson 3,787 247 $16,491 (731) 968-3661 NA
Fayette County Fayette 3,724 284 $17,969 (901) 465-5260 NA
Franklin Williamson 3,686 327 $26,471 (615) 794-6624 NA
Grainger County Grainger 3,661 231 $14,505 (865) 828-3611 NA
Dyer County Dyer 3,643 219 $16,507 (731) 285-6712 NA
Overton County Overton 3,552 225 $13,910 (931) 823-1287 NA
Gibson Co Sp Dist Gibson 3,512 217 $16,725 (731) 692-4375 NA
Tullahoma Coffee 3,443 234 $19,994 (931) 454-2600 NA
Haywood County Haywood 3,418 243 $14,669 (731) 772-9613 NA
Smith County Smith 3,362 231 $17,473 (615) 735-9625 NA
Lebanon Wilson 3,359 237 $20,514 (615) 449-6060 NA
Morgan County Morgan 3,319 253 $12,925 (423) 346-6214 NA
Dyersburg Dyer 3,299 204 $16,388 (731) 286-3600 NA
Humphreys County Humphreys 3,241 218 $17,757 (931) 296-2568 NA
Henry County Henry 3,223 218 $16,009 (731) 642-9733 NA
Union County Union 2,943 225 $13,375 (865) 992-5466 NA
Dekalb County Dekalb 2,920 201 $17,217 (615) 597-4084 http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/
Scott County Scott 2,821 215 $12,716 (423) 663-2159 NA
Greeneville Greene 2,781 212 $17,126 (423) 787-8000 NA
Chester County Chester 2,757 166 $15,756 (731) 989-5134 NA
Polk County Polk 2,724 177 $16,025 (423) 299-0471 NA
Unicoi County Unicoi 2,673 168 $15,612 (423) 743-1600 NA
Wayne County Wayne 2,564 214 $14,472 (931) 722-3548 NA
Fentress County Fentress 2,462 166 $12,999 (931) 879-9218 NA
Benton County Benton 2,457 182 $14,646 (731) 584-6111 NA
Johnson County Johnson 2,362 165 $13,388 (423) 727-2640 NA
Sequatchie County Sequatchie 2,300 151 $16,468 (423) 949-3617 NA
Stewart County Stewart 2,283 147 $16,302 (931) 232-5176 NA
Cannon County Cannon 2,259 165 $16,405 (615) 563-5752 NA
Lenoir City Loudon 2,259 139 $16,632 (865) 986-8058 NA
Milan Gibson 2,246 147 $16,735 (731) 686-0844 NA
Elizabethton Carter 2,241 164 $14,578 (423) 547-8000 NA
Grundy County Grundy 2,228 194 $12,039 (931) 692-3467 NA
Lewis County Lewis 1,996 136 $14,664 (931) 796-3264 NA
Meigs County Meigs 1,913 127 $14,551 (423) 334-5793 NA
Bledsoe County Bledsoe 1,912 133 $13,889 (423) 447-2914 NA
Crockett County Crockett 1,837 124 $15,183 (731) 696-2604 NA
Athens Mcminn 1,834 118 $16,877 (423) 745-2863 NA
Alcoa Blount 1,761 109 $19,526 (865) 984-0531 NA
Decatur County Decatur 1,692 125 $17,285 (731) 852-2391 NA
Jackson County Jackson 1,634 115 $15,020 (931) 268-0119 NA
Paris Henry 1,632 113 $15,588 (731) 642-9322 NA
Sweetwater Monroe 1,535 106 $16,746 (423) 337-7051 NA
Houston County Houston 1,522 102 $15,614 (931) 289-4148 NA
Union City Obion 1,494 112 $18,787 (731) 885-3922 NA
Trenton Gibson 1,475 95 $17,008 (731) 855-1191 NA
Mckenzie Carroll 1,405 88 $18,628 (731) 352-2246 NA
Manchester Coffee 1,404 108 $17,168 (931) 728-2316 NA
Humboldt Gibson 1,393 96 $14,378 (731) 784-2652 NA
Trousdale County Trousdale 1,339 95 $15,838 (615) 374-2193 NA
Oneida Scott 1,293 88 $13,906 (423) 569-8912 NA
Huntingdon Carroll 1,284 85 $16,448 (731) 986-2222 NA
Perry County Perry 1,151 87 $16,969 (931) 589-2102 NA
Hancock County Hancock 1,122 96 $11,986 (423) 733-2591 NA
Clay County Clay 1,118 80 $13,320 (931) 243-3310 NA
Fayetteville Lincoln 1,073 69 $18,391 (931) 433-5542 NA
Lexington Henderson 1,046 82 $18,368 (731) 967-5591 NA
West Carroll Carroll 1,042 76 $14,813 (731) 662-4200 NA