White County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,828 students in White County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in White County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in White County School District are Findlay Elementary School, Northfield Elementary School and Doyle Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. White County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

White County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
White County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,881 Schools
# Students
3,828 Students
984,326 Students
# Teachers
245 Teachers
64,738 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

White County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#94 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of White County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of White County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of White County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of White County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.58
# American Indian Students
10 Students
1,449 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
26 Students
19,983 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
98 Students
120,811 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
12%
# Black Students
101 Students
210,512 Students
% Black Students
3%
22%
# White Students
3,515 Students
591,820 Students
% White Students
92%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,004 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
76 Students
38,747 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
155
26,534
# Students in K Grade:
303
70,156
# Students in 1st Grade:
285
73,267
# Students in 2nd Grade:
255
73,171
# Students in 3rd Grade:
279
73,007
# Students in 4th Grade:
289
72,951
# Students in 5th Grade:
246
72,790
# Students in 6th Grade:
268
73,619
# Students in 7th Grade:
301
77,013
# Students in 8th Grade:
307
77,885
# Students in 9th Grade:
279
78,370
# Students in 10th Grade:
301
75,400
# Students in 11th Grade:
287
71,717
# Students in 12th Grade:
273
68,446
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,317 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,776. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,313 is less than the state median of $10,662. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$36 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of White County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$40 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of White County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,317
$10,776
This chart display average revenue per public school student in White County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,313
$10,662
This chart display average spending per public school student in White County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best White County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Findlay Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
576 Hale St
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-2412
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #22.
Northfield Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
570 South Bunker Hill Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 761-7979
Grades: PK-5
| 277 students
Rank: #33.
Doyle Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
174 West Gooseneck Rd
Doyle, TN 38559
(931) 657-2287
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #44.
Cassville Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
261 Will Thompson Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 761-2277
Grades: PK-5
| 216 students
Rank: #55.
White Co Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Turntable Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-9238
Grades: 6-8
| 876 students
Rank: #66.
White County High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
267 Allen Dr
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 836-3214
Grades: 9-12
| 1,140 students
Rank: #77.
Bon De Croft Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8095 Crossville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 935-2359
Grades: PK-5
| 168 students
Rank: #88.
Woodland Park Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
88 Panther Dr
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-3505
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • White County
  • 136 Baker ST, Sparta, TN, 38583-1700
  • (931) 836-2229
  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 3,828 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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