Memphis Schools

Barbara K. Lipman Early Childhood School and Research Institute


  • Grades Served: PK2 – KG
  • 90 Students (Coed)
  • Methodology: Constructivism
  • Languages Offered: Chinese
  • School Day: 8am – 3pm
  • Extended Care: 3pm – 5:30pm
  • Extended Calendar: Summer camp during June
  • Opened in 1947
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by August 15
  • Tuition Range: $6,029 - $7,542 Per Year
  • Tuition is paid to University of Memphis, and increases 3-5% every other year
  • 2% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Features both Montessori- and Reggio Emilia-inspired classrooms
  • Early childhood education laboratory demonstration school for the University of Memphis
  • All Supervising Teachers are masters degreed or above; they are considered clinical faculty of the University; each classroom has two Graduate Assistants and a variety of Undergrad Student Assistants
  • Accredited by the NAEYC since 1987; members of the International Assoc. of Laboratory Schools
  • Extracurriculars: WINGS Gymnastics and/or Ballet
  • Parent Involvement: Parents Association of Lipman School (PALS), volunteers, fundraising, event planning

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