Change Indicator

Per pupil expenditure by school district in Tennessee

Per pupil expenditure by school district

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



Per pupil expenditure is based on total Operating Expenditures and Average Daily Attendance (ADA) and/or total enrollment. Operating expenditures include current expenditures per LEA financial report (excluding student body education, adult education); U.S.D.A. commodity value; and state level program and administrative expenses. Some examples are instructional materials, maintenance, and transportation. Expenditures are reported in constant dollars (to respective school year), based on the Consumer Price Index.

Data Source

 Department Reports (Table 51), Tennessee Department of Education.


State special schools are not included. NA = Not Available.

Last Updated

April 2023