Memphis Schools

Aspire Hanley 1

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: KG – 8
  • District: Achievement School District
  • Operated By: Aspire Public Schools
  • School turnaround happened in 2013
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 413 Students
  • Methodology: Blended Learning
  • Theme: College for Certain
  • School Day: 7:45am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 3:15pm – 6pm
  • Extended Calendar: Saturday school once a month.
  • Uniform Required
  • Many opportunities for students to work on exactly what they need to grow academically
  • Will have grades PreK through 7th in 2015-2016, with 8th grade coming in 2016-2017
  • Scholars who qualify for Extended Learning Program (After School Program) will participate free of charge
  • Many classrooms have two teachers due to partnerships with teacher residency programs in Memphis
  • Includes community in numerous activities throughout the year and has monthly advisory school council meetings to increase community involvement in the success of our school
  • Extracurriculars: Guys with Ties, Girls with Pearls, Basketball, Zumba
  • Gifted Education: 2014-15 - Pilot Gifted Program, 2015-16 - Full Implementation of Gifted Program
  • Special Education: Multiple teachers and instructional aides provide push-in and pull-out services; robust interventions for scholars who need extra support but do not have an IEP
  • Parent Involvement: Parents can volunteer to help out wherever there is a need in the school. Parents can also join the school's Parent Teacher Organization.
  • Tours: The principals will set up tours for visitors.

Enrollment Info

  • Students who are zoned will be admitted first. Students who are not zoned would be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.
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17% 9.6% In 2015, 17% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

Why are we still showing 2015 scores? Learn more in our Beware of 2016 Test Scores post. Visit the TN State Report Card for available 2016 scores.

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  • 680 Hanley St, Memphis, TN 38114

  • South Memphis Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Bus transportation provided for zoned students living outside the 1.5-mile Parental Responsibility Zone.

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