Memphis Business High School

3306 Overton Crossing St
Memphis, TN 38127
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 552 students in grades 9-12, Memphis Business High School 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 8% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 552 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in TN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Memphis Business High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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School Overview

Memphis Business High School's student population of 552 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Memphis Business High School 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 Memphis Business High School is 0.30, 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)
#1555 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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8%
31%
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19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
18%
13%
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Black
82%
21%
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White
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60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
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≥95%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Memphis Business High School's ranking?
Memphis Business High School is ranked #1555 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Memphis Business High School often compared to?
Memphis Business High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Trezevant High School, Memphis Business Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Memphis Business High School?
The graduation rate of Memphis Business High School is 95%, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 90%.
How many students attend Memphis Business High School?
552 students attend Memphis Business High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Memphis Business High School students are Black, and 18% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Memphis Business High School?
Memphis Business High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Memphis Business High School offer ?
Memphis Business High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Memphis Business High School part of?
Memphis Business High School is part of Shelby County School District.
In what neighborhood is Memphis Business High School located?
Memphis Business High School is located in the Frayser neighborhood of Memphis, TN. There are 21 other public schools located in Frayser.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 552 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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