The smallest and largest school districts in the state tend to spend the most money on school administration costs, according to a new report from the Tennessee Comptroller's office.

On average, school districts in Tennessee spent 10.5 percent of their daily expenses on administration.

About a quarter of the districts spent more than the average, including Alcoa, Knox County, Clinton and Oak Ridge.

Rogersville spent the most, with almost 17 percent of overall expenses.

Two dozen other East Tennessee districts came in at or below the average, including Anderson, Blount, Loudon and Roane Counties. T

he report didn't analyze the impact of the spending on student achievement.

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