Achievement School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 10,939 students in Achievement School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Achievement School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 9% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Achievement School District are Pathways In Education - Tn, Cornerstone Prep Denver Campus and Pathways In Education - Whitehaven. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Achievement School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Achievement School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Achievement School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
31 Schools
1,774 Schools
# Students
10,939 Students
998,935 Students
# Teachers
519 Teachers
63,326 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Achievement School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 53% has increased from 20% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#144 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Achievement   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Achievement   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Achievement   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
53%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Achievement   School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.55
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
30 Students
19,795 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
599 Students
103,087 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
10%
# Black Students
9,986 Students
218,208 Students
% Black Students
91%
22%
# White Students
208 Students
627,837 Students
% White Students
2%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
108 Students
27,264 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
446
28,326
# Students in K Grade:
1,056
75,244
# Students in 1st Grade:
994
74,402
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,004
73,880
# Students in 3rd Grade:
979
74,763
# Students in 4th Grade:
862
78,010
# Students in 5th Grade:
923
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
918
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
989
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
975
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
457
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
461
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
449
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
426
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,737 is higher than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,574 is higher than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$139 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Achievement   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$138 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Achievement   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,737
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Achievement   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,574
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Achievement   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Achievement School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pathways In Education - Tn
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3156 North Thomas St
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 353-4999
Grades: 9-12
| 122 students
Rank: #22.
Cornerstone Prep Denver Campus
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1940 Frayser Blvd
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 416-3936
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #33.
Pathways In Education - Whitehaven
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4701 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN 38116
(901) 433-9422
Grades: 9-12
| 135 students
Rank: #44.
Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 22% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
778 Parkrose
Memphis, TN 38109
(901) 259-5959
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3930 Leweir St
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 416-3750
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kipp Memphis Academy Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2248 Shannon Ave
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 881-5130
Grades: PK-4
| 465 students
Rank: #77.
Neely's Bend: A Lead Public School
Charter School
Math: 15% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1251 Neely's Bend Rd
Madison, TN 37115
(615) 860-1477
Grades: 5-8
| 444 students
Rank: #88.
Hillcrest High School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4184 Graceland Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
(901) 730-4098
Grades: 9-12
| 444 students
Rank: #99.
Frayser Achievement Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1602 Dellwood Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 416-3840
Grades: PK-5
| 237 students
Rank: #1010.
Libertas School
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
3777 Edenburg Dr
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 654-7788
Grades: PK-3
| 320 students
Rank: #1111.
Lester Prep
Charter School
Math: 17% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Carpenter
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 416-9569
Grades: 6-8
| 218 students
Rank: #1212.
Corning Achievement Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1662 Dabbs Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 416-3926
Grades: PK-5
| 159 students
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Cornerstone Prep - Lester Campus
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Carpenter St
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 416-5969
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Kipp Memphis Preparatory Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2230 Corry Rd
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 577-3330
Grades: PK-3
| 331 students
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Memphis Scholars Florida Kansas
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
90 West Olive St
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 337-9875
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Promise Academy - Spring Hill
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3796 Frayser-raleigh Rd
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 410-0284
Grades: PK-4
| 357 students
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Whitney Achievement Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1219 Whitney Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 416-3840
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #1818.
Aspire Hanley Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 15% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
680 Hanley St
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 567-7084
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #1919.
Aspire Coleman
Charter School
Math: 12% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3210 Raleigh-millington Rd
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 567-7068
Grades: PK-7
| 570 students
Rank: #2020.
Memphis Scholars Caldwell-guthrie
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
951 Chelsea Ave
Memphis, TN 38107
(901) 236-0105
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #2121.
Brick Church: A Lead Public School
Charter School
Math: 11% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2835 Brick Church Pike
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 262-6665
Grades: 5-8
| 327 students
Rank: #2222.
Kirby Middle School
Charter School
Math: 8% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6670 E Raines Rd
Memphis, TN 38115
(901) 730-8169
Grades: 6-8
| 392 students
Rank: #2323.
Wooddale Middle School
Charter School
Math: 9% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3467 Castleman St
Memphis, TN 38118
(901) 730-4086
Grades: 6-8
| 401 students
Rank: #2424.
Aspire Middle School
Charter School
Math: 11% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
680 Hanley St
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 567-7084
Grades: 6-8
| 225 students
Rank: #2525.
Memphis Scholars Raleigh-egypt
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1380 Pennsylvania Avenue
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 647-0840
Grades: 6-8
| 99 students
Rank: #2626.
Kipp Memphis Preparatory Middle School
Charter School
Math: 8% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2230 Corry Rd
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 674-8228
Grades: 5-8
| 392 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Fairley High School
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4950 Fairley Rd
Memphis, TN 38109
(901) 730-8160
Grades: 9-12
| 520 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Martin Luther King Preparatory High School
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 Dellwood Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 567-9224
Grades: 9-12
| 572 students
Rank: #2929.
Humes Preparatory Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 5% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
659 N Manassas St
Memphis, TN 38107
(901) 264-0636
Grades: 6-8
| 253 students
Rank: #3030.
Westside Achievement Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 4%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3389 Dawn Dr
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 416-3700
Grades: 6-8
| 296 students
Rocketship Partners Community Prep
Charter School
1506 Mary St
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 715-8104
Grades: K-2
| 51 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 10,939 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 53% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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