Memphis Business Academy Middle School

3306 Overton Crossing
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Memphis Business Academy Middle School serves 451 students in grades 6-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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% (majority Black).

School Overview

Memphis Business Academy Middle School's student population of 451 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 380% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Memphis Business Academy Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Memphis Business Academy Middle School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1510 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
14%
10%
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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 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.280.55
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Memphis Business Academy Middle School is Craigmont High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Leadership Academy Inc. (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis Legacy Leadership Academy Inc. Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 37 students
    0.1 miles
    3333 Old Brownsville Rd
    Memphis, TN 38134
    (901) 343-0832
    0.1 6-8 37
  • Memphis Brownsville Road Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
    0.7 miles
    5292 Banbury Ave
    Memphis, TN 38135
    (901) 416-4300
    0.7 K-5 553
  • Memphis Craigmont High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 867 students
    0.7 miles
    3333 Covington Pike
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 416-4312
    0.7 9-12 867
  • Memphis Craigmont Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
    0.7 miles
    3455 Covington Pike
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 416-7780
    0.7 6-8 555
  • Memphis Bartlett High School Math: 18% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,726 students
    0.9 miles
    5688 Woodlawn Ave
    Memphis, TN 38134
    (901) 373-2620
    0.9 9-12 2,726

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