City University School Of Liberal Arts

1475 E. Shelby Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 230 students in grades 9-12, City University School Of Liberal Arts ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in TN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

City University School Of Liberal Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

City University School Of Liberal Arts's student population of 230 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

City University School Of Liberal Arts ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of City University School Of Liberal Arts is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#1445 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
31%
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25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
96%
21%
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White
n/a
60%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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≥95%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is City University School Of Liberal Arts's ranking?
City University School Of Liberal Arts is ranked #1445 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of City University School Of Liberal Arts?
The graduation rate of City University School Of Liberal Arts is 95%, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 90%.
How many students attend City University School Of Liberal Arts?
230 students attend City University School Of Liberal Arts.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of City University School Of Liberal Arts students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of City University School Of Liberal Arts?
City University School Of Liberal Arts has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does City University School Of Liberal Arts offer ?
City University School Of Liberal Arts offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is City University School Of Liberal Arts part of?
City University School Of Liberal Arts is part of Shelby County School District.
In what neighborhood is City University School Of Liberal Arts located?
City University School Of Liberal Arts is located in the Whitehaven View neighborhood of Memphis, TN. There are 2 other public schools located in Whitehaven View.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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