Knox County Schools

Knoxville, Tennessee

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Knox County Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 67th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $38k

    starting salary

    updated 06/27/2020
  • $66k

    max salary

    updated 06/27/2020
  • 5

    years to tenure

    updated 09/17/2018
  • 177

    days in student
    school year

    updated 03/13/2019
  • 187

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 03/13/2019
  • 60,854


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 3,853


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 46%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 03/21/2019
  • District is operating under an expired contract.
  • Districts and unions participate in a negotiation process known as collaborative conferencing in lieu of collective bargaining.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with NEA.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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