Memphis Business Middle School

3306 Overton Crossing
Memphis, TN 38134
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 397 students in grades 6-8, Memphis Business Middle 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 13% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in TN
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Memphis Business Middle School's student population of 397 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Memphis Business Middle 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 Middle School is 0.34, 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)
#1521 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
31%
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13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
19%
13%
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Black
79%
21%
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White
1%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Middle School's ranking?
Memphis Business Middle School is ranked #1521 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?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
How many students attend Memphis Business Middle School?
397 students attend Memphis Business Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Memphis Business Middle School students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Memphis Business Middle School?
Memphis Business Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Memphis Business Middle School offer ?
Memphis Business Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Memphis Business Middle School part of?
Memphis Business Middle School is part of Shelby County School District.
In what neighborhood is Memphis Business Middle School located?
Memphis Business Middle 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: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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