Memphis Schools

City University School of Liberal Arts

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • Operated By: City University Schools
  • 290 Students
  • Theme: Liberal Arts
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8am – 4:15pm
  • Opened in 2004
  • Uniform Required
  • Emphasis on college; provides full access to Dual Enrollment courses, created as a college preparatory high school; career and service learning fairs
  • Focus on keeping parents informed; promote high level of parental involvement
  • Partner with The Influence1 Foundation, a non-profit that works to improve educational management, community engagement and economic development
  • Extracurriculars: Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Dance, Journalism Club, Student Council, Yearbook
  • Parent Involvement: Volunteer Opportunities
  • Tours: Contact the main office at 901-775-2219 to schedule a visit.

Enrollment Info

  • In the event that applications for enrollment exceed the available spaces at City University, the lottery system will be implemented for all eligible applicants.
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  • Lacks Economic Diversity90.3% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


43% 4.4% In 2015, 43% of students tested Proficient or Above
15.2 In 2016, the Average ACT Score for students was 15.2
94% In 2016, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 94%
4 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

Why are we still showing 2015 scores? Learn more in our Beware of 2016 Test Scores post. Visit the TN State Report Card for available 2016 scores.

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