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Tennessee2020-07-09T17:42:29+00:00

TENNESSEE

Tennessee published FY19 school-by-school spending information on the Tennessee report card. Located in the “About This School” tab, Tennessee displays the per-pupil spending for the school compared to the district average. Explore Tennessee’s spending data below or jump to the report card HERE.

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT PER SCHOOL SPENDING

OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK & HOW TO FIND THE ANSWERS

Tennessee does not have an option to view spending for every school in the district. To gather this information, go to the school finder page of the Tennessee report card. Filter by district and view each school’s report card to gather spending data.

While Tennessee compares school spending to the district average, Tennessee does not provide a state average or a downloadable file with spending data for every school in the state.

Tennessee does not have an online option to directly compare spending with demographics.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

Visit each comparison school’s report card. Demographics and spending data are found in the “About This School” tab.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

The 2018-19 Membership File provides demographics and enrollment data for every school in the state. Use this to identify comparison schools, then visit each school’s report card to gather spending data.

Tennessee does not have an online option to compare spending with outcomes.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

Visit each comparison school’s report card. Outcomes data are located in the “Performance Indicators” tab. Demographics and spending data are found in the “About This School” tab.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

The Data Downloads & Requests page provides downloadable data files for demographics and outcomes for each school in the state. Download the outcomes and demographics data you wish to analyze and use this to identify comparison schools. Then visit each school’s report card to gather spending data.

MORE ABOUT TENNESSEE

Tennessee makes their report card available in Spanish. Tennessee is continuing to build out their report card. Check back for more updates.