Shelby County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 28 public schools managed by Shelby County School District serving 4,487 students in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee state average of 36%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Shelby County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Memphis Arrow Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    645 Semmes St
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)345-7777

    Grades: K-3 | 81 students
  • Memphis Belle Forest Community School
    6130 Belle Forest Dr
    Memphis, TN 38115
    (901)321-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 1192 students
  • Memphis Bluebird Learning Center
    1098 South Bellevue
    Memphis, TN 38116
    (901)947-1473

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis City University School Girls Preparatory Charter School
    665 Madison Av
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901)526-1944

    Grades: 6-8 | 82 students
  • Memphis City University School Of Independence Charter School
    1475 East Shelby Dr
    Memphis, TN 38116
    (901)526-1944

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • Memphis Dubois Elementary School Of Arts Technology Charter School
    817 Brownlee Rd
    Memphis, TN 38116
    (901)331-3436

    Grades: K-5 | 279 students
  • Memphis Dubois Elementary School Of Entrepreneurship Charter School
    111 S. Highland # 189
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)331-3436

    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
  • Memphis Dubois High Of Leadership Public Policy Charter School
    4475 S. Germantown Rd.
    Memphis, TN 38125
    (901)331-3436

    Grades: 8-12 | 17 students
  • Memphis Dubois High School Of Arts Technology Charter School
    817 Brownlee Rd
    Memphis, TN 38116
    (901)331-3436

    Grades: 9-12 | 153 students
  • Memphis Dubois Middle Of Leadership Public Policy Charter School
    4475 S. Germantown Rd.
    Memphis, TN 38125
    (901)331-3436

    Grades: 6 | 136 students
  • Memphis Dubois Middle School Of Arts Technology Charter School
    817 Brownlee Rd
    Memphis, TN 38116
    (901)331-3436

    Grades: 6-8 | 206 students
  • Memphis Early Childhood Program Partnering Centers Elementary School
    3782 Jackson Av
    Memphis, TN 38112
    (901)416-4250

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Ernestine Rivers Child Care Center
    867 South Parkway East
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)948-6441

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis The Excel Center Charter School
    1490 Norris Rd
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)323-6221

    Grades: 9-12 | 245 students
  • Memphis Exceptional Children Special Placements
    160 S Hollywood
    Memphis, TN 38112
    (901)416-5601

    Grades: PK-12 | 321 students
  • Memphis Granville T. Woods Academy Of Innovation Charter School Charter School
    3824 Austin Peay Hw
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901)800-1209

    Grades: K-8 | 319 students
  • Memphis Hooks Dimmick Child Care Center
    4982 Knight Arnold
    Memphis, TN 38118
    (901)367-2912

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Horn Lake Road Learning Center
    3657 Horn Lake Rd
    Memphis, TN 38109
    (901)789-9926

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Jessie Mahan Day Care Center
    929 Delmar
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)523-1848

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Kids School Early Childhood Development Center
    1126 North Thomas
    Memphis, TN 38107
    (901)578-5437

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Kipp Memphis Collegiate High School Charter School
    2110 Howell Av
    Memphis, TN 38108
    (901)830-0344

    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
  • Memphis Leadership Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    4190 Elliston Rd
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)378-3917

    Grades: K-1 | 78 students
  • Memphis Memphis Learning Academy
    1455 Poplar Av
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901)274-7600

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Memphis Rise Academy Charter School
    1230 Covington Pk
    Memphis, TN 38122
    (901)303-9590

    Grades: 6-12 | 211 students
  • Memphis Moving Ahead School Of Scholars Learning Academy Charter School
    229 South Danny Thomas Bl
    Memphis, TN 38126
    (901)528-2337

    Grades: K-5 | 58 students
  • Memphis Nat Burning Orange Mound Day Nursery Learning Inc.
    2415 Saratoga
    Memphis, TN 38114
    (901)324-6520

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Memphis Power Center Academy Elementary School Charter School
    6120 Winchester Rd
    Memphis, TN 38115
    (901)333-6874

    Grades: K-5 | 229 students
  • Memphis Vision Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    260 Joubert Av
    Memphis, TN 38109
    (901)651-7832

    Grades: K-5 | 153 students

Overview

School District NameShelby County School District
# of Schools28
# of Students4,487
# of Teachers210
Student : Teacher Ratio21
# of Male Students2,238
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,249
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.26
# of American Indian Students4
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students13
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students378
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students3,816
% Black Students
85%
# of White Students222
% White Students
5%
# of Hawaiian Students1
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students53
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:162
# of Students in Kindergarten:663
# of Students in 1st Grade:515
# of Students in 2nd Grade:414
# of Students in 3rd Grade:376
# of Students in 4th Grade:342
# of Students in 5th Grade:289
# of Students in 6th Grade:304
# of Students in 7th Grade:289
# of Students in 8th Grade:168
# of Students in 9th Grade:417
# of Students in 10th Grade:240
# of Students in 11th Grade:182
# of Students in 12th Grade:126
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shelby County 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shelby County 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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shelby County School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $327,698 is higher than the state average of $8,682. The school district revenue/student has grown by 3239% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $334,314 is higher than the state average of $8,365. The school district spending/student has grown by 3239% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$1,470 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Shelby County School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$1,500 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Shelby County School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$327,698$8,682
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Shelby County School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$334,314$8,365
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shelby County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Shelby County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.26, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Exceptional Children Special Placements. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.