Bill Spurlock, Rutherford County Director of Schools

Stones River County Club, December 11, 2018

Bill Spurlock, Rutherford County Director of Schools, gave a wonderful talk Tuesday. A few gee wiz numbers:

– Rutherford County is the 4th largest school system in the state
– Year 2000 = 21 County schools. 2018 = 47 schools. 2019 = 49 schools.
– Adding 1,110 students-a-year, 46,000 students
– Budget just over $389 million
– Severe teacher shortage
– Rutherford County spends $8,600 per student.