Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Ella Watson - Interim
District Shelby County Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Project-based
Core Knowledge
Individually guided instruction
Gifted / High performing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Design
World languages taught None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Playground
Performance stage
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Mentoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
Counseling
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 49% 23%
White 34% 67%
Hispanic 12% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Gymnastics
2
Boys Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
1
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Gymnastics
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Gymnastics
Clubs Chess club
Clubs (misc.) Girls in Pearls
  Guys in Ties
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Volunteer time after school
Volunteer in the classroom
Tutor
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically continue on to these schools White Station Middle School
  Colonial Middle School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Speech therapist(s)
Special education coordinator
School counselor
School psychologist
PE instructor
Music teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Gifted Specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner East Memphis Rotary

Sources

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