Languages Offered: English as a Second Language (ESL)
School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
Extended Care: 6:30am – 6pm
Opened in 1908
Partners with the Memphis Symphony Orff, and received the RiverArts Fest grant, the Kitchen Community grant, an Orpheum grant, and the Tennessee Arts Ticket Subsidy grant.
Enhanced student-focused facilities include an art gallery, science lab, social studies center, Creative Student Investigators (CSI) display room, two computer labs, parent resource center, community garden and two playgrounds
Numerous field trips, in-school performances, programs, guest speakers and extracurricular activities that enhance our curriculum. Some of our unique activities include The Gentlemen's League, an all-male mentorship program seeking to educate, empower and enrich our scholars through a series of workshops, tutoring, mentorship and much more.
Community adopters include St. John's United Methodist Church, The Civitan Club, Tabernacle of Praise Church, Grey's Creek Church, with additional support provided by Memphis Grizzlies, Women's Foundation of Greater Memphis, Junior League of Memphis, Orpheum Theater and the TN Arts Commission
Bruce Elementary has achieved a Level 5 TVAAS Growth score - the top score possible.
Extracurriculars: The Gentlemen's League, Girls in Pearls, Strings, Chorus, Art Club, The Kitchen Community: Garden Club, Dance Club, Running Club, Step Team, Shoebox Recycling, St. John's United Methodist Food Pantry, Empty Bowls, Memphis Red Cross Holiday Cards for Heroes, Go Jim Go for LeBonheur Children's Hospital
Gifted Education: CLUE, grades K-5
Special Education: CDC Pre-Kindergarten, Instructional Resource, Speech Therapy, Inclusion
Parent Involvement: Academic Parent-Teacher Teams (APTT), PTA, Team Read Program, Tutors, Watch DOGS, volunteers, chaperones, special events, monthly seminars on topics of parent interest, Grandparent Day Luncheon
Tours: Parents/guardians are welcome to schedule a time to visit the school and classrooms. Please contact Mrs. White, Instructional Facilitator, at email@example.com.
From 1-3 PM on 10/3/16, Bruce Elementary will celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Memphis 13, including three students who were the first African-American students to enroll at Bruce Elementary in 1961. https://vimeo.com/18425042109/26/2016
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