Memphis Schools

Berclair Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 608 Students
  • 22 Students per Teacher
  • Methodology: Responsive Classroom, ESL
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 3:15pm – 6pm
  • Opened in 1952
  • Uniform Required
  • Has one of the most active groups of adopters in our geographical region; has between 300 to 400 volunteers each year
  • The population of the school is extremely diverse and prepares students for diversity of life outside of school.
  • Berclair offers a family atmosphere which welcomes all.
  • The ESL program at Berclair is one of the largest elementary ESL programs in all of Shelby County.
  • The growth achieved by Berclair students has been defined as level "5" by the state of Tennessee over the majority of recent school years.
  • Extracurriculars: Tutoring Programs Basketball Team Intramural Soccer Boys Scouts Club Good News Club Optimist Club, Young Astronauts Club, Computer Lab
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Primary and Intermediate Functional Skills
  • Parent Involvement: Adult Literacy/Parenting Program, School Leadership Council, volunteer opportunities
  • Tours: Berclair welcomes the opportunity to take parents on guided tours with advance notice of their desire to visit the school. This is necessary to allow for school administration to make schedule adjustments to accommodate visitors.

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  • Highly Diverse Economically57.9% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Highly Diverse Racially


17% 8.8% In 2022, 17% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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