Memphis Business Academy High School

3306 Overton Crossing

Memphis, TN 38127

Tel: (901)357-8680
  • Memphis Business Academy High School serves 378 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Memphis Business Academy High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
  • Shelby County School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 378 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students378 students
Memphis Business Academy High School Total Students (2014-2016)
Gender %Memphis Business Academy High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Memphis Business Academy High School Total Teachers (2014-2016)
Students by GradeMemphis Business Academy High School Student 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 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Memphis Business Academy High School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2016)
Hispanic
14%
9%
Memphis Business Academy High School Black Students (2014-2016)
Black
85%
22%
Memphis Business Academy High School Black Students (2014-2016)
White
1%
64%
Memphis Business Academy High School White Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMemphis Business Academy High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.260.28
Memphis Business Academy High School Diversity Score (2014-2016)

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District's student population of 93,625 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 61% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,159 is higher than the state average of $8,682. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,717 is higher than the state average of $8,365. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
183
8
Number of Students Managed93,6253,517
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate72%83%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,093 MM$31 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$1,153 MM$29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,159$8,682
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,717$8,365
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis Memphis Business Academy Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    0 miles
    2450 Frayser Bl
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901)353-1476
    0 K-5 334
  • Memphis Trezevant High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 691 students
    0.2 miles
    3350 Trezevant
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901)416-3760
    0.2 9-12 691
  • Memphis Primary Prepatory
    Grades: PK
    0.4 miles
    3274 Range Line
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901)358-6535
    0.4 PK n/a
  • Memphis Trezevant Career And Technical School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    3224 Rangeline Rd
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901)416-3800
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Memphis Lucie E. Campbell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 566 students
    0.6 miles
    3232 Birchfield
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901)416-1000
    0.6 PK-5 566

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Did You Know?
Tennessee public schools have a diversity score of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Davidson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.