Frayser High School

1530 Dellwood,

Memphis, TN, 38127-7265

Tel: (901)416-3880
Grades: 7-12

664 students

Frayser High School serves 664 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Frayser High School operates within the Memphis School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 664 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 664 students
Frayser High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Frayser High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Frayser High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Frayser High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Frayser High School Hispanic (1998-2010)
Black
97%
24%
Frayser High School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
66%
Frayser High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Frayser High School Sch Ethnicity Frayser High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.50
Frayser High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
48%
Frayser High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Frayser High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 116,559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 65% over five years.
School District Name Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
211
7
Number of Students Managed 116,559 3,496
Memphis School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 80%
Memphis School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,046 MM $28 MM
Memphis School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,124 MM $28 MM
Memphis School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,342 $8,477
Memphis School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,042 $8,379
Memphis School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Memphis Business Academy High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Westside Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frayser Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Memphis Frayser Elementary School
    1602 Dellwood
    Memphis , TN , 38127
    (901)416-3840
    0.1  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Memphis Whitney Elementary School
    1219 Whitney
    Memphis , TN , 38127
    (901)416-3949
    0.8  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Memphis Denver Elementary School
    1940 Frayser
    Memphis , TN , 38127
    (901)416-3936
    1  mi  |  309  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Memphis Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Delano Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1716 Delano
    Memphis , TN , 38127
    (901)416-3932
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  289  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Memphis Corning Elementary School
    1662 Dabbs
    Memphis , TN , 38127
    (901)416-3926
    1  mi  |  312  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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