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Tennessee

  • Districts
    147
  • Students
    992,254
  • Teachers
    62,991

Tennessee serves 992,254 students across 147 districts. Its teachers have had 32,229 projects funded on DonorsChoose, representing $17.5 million in funds.

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Tennessee School Spending

Tennessee spent a total of $9.6 billion in the 2016-17 school year school year on education. 60.7% of that was on instruction, 34.0% on support services, and 5.3% on other costs.

Tennessee spent a total of $9,693 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year school year on education. 60.7% of that was on instruction, 34.0% on support services, and 5.3% on other costs.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Tennessee Department of Education school support on DonorsChoose Last updated Nov 30, 2021

DonorsChoose makes it easy for anyone to help a teacher in need, moving us closer to a nation where students in every community have the tools and experiences they need for a great education.

$17.5 million
raised using DonorsChoose
32,229
projects funded
12,221
teachers funded
110,666
donors
1,683
projects for basic supplies
4,363
projects for technology
4,014
projects for books
862
projects for art supplies

Tennessee Department of Education has received support from 110,666 individuals from Tennessee and 43,789 individuals out-of-state.

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Tennessee Districts

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