Memphis Delta Preparatory

1237 College St
Memphis, TN 38106
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Bottom 50%
Serving 379 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Memphis Delta Preparatory 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • : Bottom 50% in TN
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Memphis Delta Preparatory's student population of 379 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Memphis Delta Preparatory ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Memphis Delta Preparatory is 0.06, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#1603 out of 1721 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
28%
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≤5%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Memphis Delta Preparatory 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
Black
97%
21%
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White
n/a
60%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Memphis Delta Preparatory's ranking?
Memphis Delta Preparatory is ranked #1603 out of 1,721 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?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend Memphis Delta Preparatory?
379 students attend Memphis Delta Preparatory.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Memphis Delta Preparatory students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Memphis Delta Preparatory?
Memphis Delta Preparatory has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Memphis Delta Preparatory offer ?
Memphis Delta Preparatory offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Memphis Delta Preparatory part of?
Memphis Delta Preparatory is part of Shelby County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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