HUNTSVILLE — Scott County's public infrastructure improvement needs in the area of school facilities are in good shape compared to the statewide average, according to a new report.

The report, released by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR), concluded that all of Scott County's school facilities are in "good" or "excellent" condition. To make needed upgrades or maintenance to existing schools, $1.7 million in funding would be needed for the Scott County School System, while $320,000 would be needed for the Oneida Special School District.

Those figures equate to $508 in spending per student in Scott County, significantly lower than the statewide average of $1,793 per student in order to make needed repairs to all school facilities.

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