Memphis Schools

Aurora Collegiate Academy

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: KG – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 275 Students
  • 14 Students per Teacher
  • Theme: College Preparatory
  • Languages Offered: Chinese (Mandarin)
  • School Day: 7:30am – 3:30pm
  • Extended Care: 2:30pm – 7pm
  • Opened in 2012
  • Uniform Required
  • School-wide and classroom culture that rewards and teaches positive behavior by modeling clear expectations, enforcing expectations warmly, but strictly, developing and reinforcing our PRIDE value traits
  • Daily use of of laptops during literacy blocks and instructional periods; individualized instruction in small groups daily
  • Over 1,000 minutes of literacy instruction every week; nearly 300 additional instructional hours per school year than traditional schools
  • Extracurriculars: Physical Education
  • Special Education: Inclusion, individualized program ranging from weekly/daily consultations to resource. Speech and other therapies available as needed.
  • Parent Involvement: Parent-School Partnership, field trips, college visit, volunteer
  • Tours: Please email Meredith Smith,, or Teneicesia White,, or call (901) 249-4615 to schedule a tour.

Enrollment Info

  • Students are admitted first come, first served.
  • Application Process Begins: 01/02/2017
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  • Lacks Economic Diversity96% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


39% In 2015, 39% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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