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Revision as of 11:11, 13 February 2014

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List of school districts in Tennessee

State profile
Number of students: 987,422
Number of schools: 1,735
Number of school districts: 140
Graduation rate: 89%
Per-pupil spending: $8,117
State school administration
State Commissioner of Education: Kevin Huffman
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School board elections
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List of school districts in Tennessee
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Tennessee is home to 140 school districts, 1,735 schools and 987,422 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

The current Commissioner of Education is Kevin Huffman. The following lists current members of the Tennessee State Board of Education:[2]

Tennessee State Board of Education
District Name
1 B. Fielding Rolston
2 Mike Edwards
3 Vernita B. Justice
4 Lonnie Roberts
5 Carolyn Pearre
6 Jean Anne Rogers
7 Janet Ayers
8 Melvin Wright, Sr.
9 Teresa Sloyan

Richard G. Rhoda serves as a non-voting member of the board in his role as Executive Director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of Tennessee schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[1]

Racial demographics
Race  % of Tennessee students
Asian 2
African American 24
Hispanic/Latino 6
White 67
Two or more 1

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: List of school board elections in 2014

None of the state's largest school districts by enrollment in Tennessee held elections in 2013. In 2014, 20 top enrollment school districts in Tennessee will hold elections for a total of 85 seats on November 4, 2014. Rutherford County School District will hold its election on November 4, 2014 but the other 19 districts will hold their elections in August, 2014.

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