Memphis Schools

B. T. Washington High


  • Grades Served: 6 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 484 Students
  • 20 Students per Teacher
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Summer Programs: Summer Bridge Program for rising 6th and 9th graders, Summer Bridge Program for students enrolled in Industry Certification classes and Dual Enrollment classes, ACT Prep
  • Opened in 1926
  • Gender based learning in all core classes grades 6-10
  • There are two teachers in each middle school classroom
  • A Freshman Academy focused on the transition and development of 9th grade students
  • Entrepreneurship classes for all students to learn a craft and the ins and outs of small businesses
  • Extracurriculars: A. Maceo Walker Chapter of the National Honor Society, Book Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Consumer and Career Leaders of America, Skills USA, JROTC - Black Hawk Battalion, Boys II Men, Student Government Association, Ballet on Wheels (MS), Zumba (MS), Spoken Word/Poetry (MS), NeoSoul Cafe (MS), Art Club, Yearbook Staff, Crime Investigations (Forensics), Boys/Girls Game Club, Digital Art Graphics & Design, Drama/Theatre Club, Robotics, Plants 'R Us, Varsity & Junior Varsity Football, Varsity & Junior Varsity Volleyball, Varsity & Junior Varsity Basketball, Varsity & Junior Varsity Cheerleaders, Varsity & Junior Varsity Majorettes, Cross Country, Track & Field, Flag Girls, Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Swim, Marching Band
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Functional skills class for both middle and high school
  • Parent Involvement: Site-Based Decision Making Committee; PTO
  • Tours: Parents can call the school to schedule a tour and/or visit!
  • Offers Dual Enrollment in college courses
  • Offers Junior ROTC

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically88.8% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


4% -0.2% In 2022, 4% of students tested Proficient or Above
13.4 In 2022, the Average ACT Score for students was 13.4
83.3% In 2022, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 83.3%
3 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed expected growth

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