Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Sharonda Beard
District Shelby County Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin

Support

12
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 81% 23%
White 10% 67%
Hispanic 5% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
4
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Tutor
Organize fundraising events
Join PTO / PTA
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Baptist Women's Hospital
Partner website Www.baptistonline.org/womens/
Partner Ridgeway Baptist Church
Partner website Www.ridgewaybaptist.org
Partner Balmoral Presbyterian Church
Partner website /www.balmoralpc.com/
Partner Embassy Suites
Partner website Embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/tennessee/embassy-suites-memphis-MEMPEES/index.html
Partner Walmart Neighborhood Market Store #5122
Partner website Www.walmart.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.scsk12.org/uf/optional_schools/index.php
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 112
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 98
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012