|Chattanooga||Hamilton County||Merged District*|
|Percent of black students||63||4||31|
|Percent eligible for subsidized lunch||54||19||35|
|Number of teachers||1,286||1,326||2,612|
|Percent of black teachers||31||2||16|
|Percent of schools with PTAs or PTOs||53||100||69|
|Length of school day (hours)||7||7.5||7.5|
*Numbers for the merged district are estimates.
**The County Commission is expected to approve the budget by July.
SOURCE: Chattanooga and Hamilton County districts.