Memphis Schools

Colonial Middle

PUBLIC Optional

  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 1078 Students
  • Theme: Arts and Academics
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 6am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1954
  • Uniform Required
  • Offers courses during the school day in creative and performing arts disciplines such as art, band, creative writing, drama, orchestra, piano, vocal music
  • Three computer labs, twelve mobile labs, SMART Boards in all classrooms
  • Student Council, Honor Society, Peer Mediation, Teen Living
  • High School credits for Honors Spanish, Physical Science, and Algebra I
  • Colonial Middle School recently received a Focus Grant. The school will be funded an additional 100,000 dollars to help close the achievement gap in ELL for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Extracurriculars: Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Track, Baseball, Softball, Swimming, Basketball, Garden Club, Band, Choir, Orchestra, Honor Society, Student Council, Opera Club, and Best Buddies
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Behavior intervention class, functional skills class

Enrollment Info

  • Students must be zoned to school or apply for transfer through Optional or General Choice Transfer Processes.
  • Application Requirements: For 2017-18 Optional attendance - Creative and Performing Arts applicants must have report card grades of As and Bs, a satisfactory audition/interview/portfolio, and score at/above the 50th percentile on NWEA MAP reading and tests. Enriched Academics applicants must score at or above 75% on the NWEA MAP reading and math tests and report card grades of As and Bs with no more than one C as semester average. All applicants must have satisfactory conduct and attendance.
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Reviews (1)

  • sososoStudent 03/09/2018
    I think this school is kind of awesome because they don't put attention on bullying a seventh grader named Jose Belmudez abused me and Colonial Middle School hasn't do anything...Please help me he violate me!!! My name is Miriam Morales and i am in Seventh grade..
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  • Highly Diverse Economically61.5% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


19% 5.9% In 2022, 19% of students tested Proficient or Above
3 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed expected growth

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