White County School District

576 Hale St
Sparta, TN 38583-1700
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,837 students in White County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 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 31%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 37% statewide average).
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).

Overview

This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,907 Schools
# Students
3,837 Students
995,698 Students
# Teachers
260 Teachers
64,938 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

White County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 147 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TN)
#44 out of 147 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of White County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
31%
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 2021-22 school year data.
38%
37%
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 2021-22 school year data.
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of White County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of TN by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.16
0.59
# American Indian Students
11 Students
1,539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
31 Students
20,089 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
94 Students
130,619 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
13%
# Black Students
95 Students
205,725 Students
% Black Students
3%
21%
# White Students
3,516 Students
594,766 Students
% White Students
92%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
90 Students
41,895 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
175
29,479
# Students in K Grade:
317
76,204
# Students in 1st Grade:
306
72,380
# Students in 2nd Grade:
284
73,837
# Students in 3rd Grade:
267
73,991
# Students in 4th Grade:
281
73,940
# Students in 5th Grade:
297
73,430
# Students in 6th Grade:
256
73,265
# Students in 7th Grade:
267
74,183
# Students in 8th Grade:
287
77,382
# Students in 9th Grade:
320
81,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
249
75,717
# Students in 11th Grade:
277
72,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
254
68,664
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,603 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,157. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,147 is less than the state median of $11,647. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$41 MM
$12,104 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$39 MM
$11,597 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,603
$12,157
This chart display average revenue per public school student in White County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,147
$11,647
This chart display average spending per public school student in White County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best White County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Findlay Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
576 Hale St
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-2412
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #22.
Cassville Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
261 Will Thompson Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 761-2277
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #33.
Northfield Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
570 South Bunker Hill Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 761-7979
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #44.
Doyle Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
174 West Gooseneck Rd
Doyle, TN 38559
(931) 657-2287
Grades: PK-5
| 279 students
Rank: #55.
Bon De Croft Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8095 Crossville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 935-2359
Grades: PK-5
| 182 students
Rank: #66.
White County High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
267 Allen Dr
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 836-3214
Grades: 9-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #77.
White Co Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Turntable Rd
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-9238
Grades: 6-8
| 810 students
Rank: #88.
Woodland Park Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
88 Panther Dr
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 738-3505
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to White County School District?
White County School District manages 8 public schools serving 3,837 students.
What is the rank of White County School District?
White County School District is ranked #45 out of 147 school districts in Tennessee (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Tennessee school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in White County School District?
92% of White County School District students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of White County School District?
White County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What is White County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,147 is less than the state median of $11,647. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,837 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in TN)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 37% (Top 30%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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