Memphis Schools

Aspire Hanley 2

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: PK4 – 5
  • District: Achievement School District
  • Operated By: Aspire Public Schools
  • School turnaround happened in 2013
  • State Designation: Priority School Improving
  • 373 Students
  • Methodology: Blended Learning
  • Theme: College for Certain
  • Languages Offered: English/Spanish
  • School Day: 8am – 3:45pm
  • Extended Care: 3:45pm – 6pm
  • Extended Calendar: Aspire Hanley 2 scholars also attend two Saturday School sessions a year
  • Uniform Required
  • College for Certain motto; students called scholars and school uses college-themed flags and pennants to set atmosphere; college field trips
  • Intense focus on writing, thinking critically and approaching complex problems from many different views
  • Blended learning model designed to support scholars at their instructional level while providing small and individualized instruction for all scholars
  • Parent support provided -- job opportunities, classes, food drives
  • Core Values: Hard Work, High Expectations, Honesty
  • Extracurriculars: Girls with Pearls, Guy with Ties, Basketball, Art Club, Athletics, Dance Team
  • Gifted Education: Inquiry-based insturction; I.A.M. Science program stimulates higher-order thinking skills; accelerated and blended learning opportunities
  • Special Education: In- and out-of classroom support for scholars who meet the criteria for Special Education
  • Parent Involvement: Advisory School Council, volunteer opportunities, special programs
  • Tours: Parents interested in attending Aspire Hanley 2 can contact the school for a tour. Tours are led by a member of our administrative team.

Enrollment Info

  • As a neighborhood school, we must process applications based on priority grouping by zones for ALL students.
  • Application Requirements: Yes, according to the ASD Application Requirements. Parents can call the school office for detailed assistance.
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16% 10.5% In 2015, 16% 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 Street, 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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