Memphis Business Academy Middle School

  • Memphis Business Academy Middle School serves 378 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Memphis Business Academy Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Memphis Business Academy Middle School's student population of 378 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memphis Business Academy Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memphis Business Academy Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1425 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Memphis Business Academy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Memphis Business Academy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
15%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Memphis Business Academy Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
84%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Memphis Business Academy Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Memphis Business Academy Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Memphis Business Academy Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.270.54
This chart display the diversity score of Memphis Business Academy Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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