Methodology: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Theme: College Preparatory/International Studies
Languages Offered: Spanish, French, German
School Day: 7:15am – 2:15pm
Opened in 1974
2016 graduates were offered grants and scholarships exceeding $6 million for colleges and universities
Students participate in International Competitions: competitive events in Power Point, creative writing, visual art, poetry, vocal and performance music, cooking and more
Facilities include an outdoor classroom and nature trail, an International Reception Area and Center, a student-run culinary arts restaurant and more
Craigmont Band won this year's Southern Heritage Battle of the Bands
Craigmont Optional Programs annual participation in the student foreign exchange program in collaboration with the city's annual Memphis In May event.
Extracurriculars: STEMS, Robotics, Debate, Mock Trial, National Honors Society, ACT 21 Club, Knowledge Bowl, Student Council, Imperial Gents, Precious Jewels, Broadcasting, Journalism, Choir, Band, Methodist Hospital Candy Stripers, SHAPE, FBLA, Skills USA, FCCLA, Spanish Club, German Club, Art Studio, Cheerleading, Tennis, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Bowling, Cross Country Track, and Track & Field
Special Education: Functional skills class, day treatment class
Parent Involvement: Parent-Teacher-Student Organization, volunteer opportunities, Athletic Boosters Club
Tours: Students and parents interested in touring the school must contact the main office at (901) 416-4312. If interested in the optional program, the contact is James Moseley.
Three guidance counselors ensure student schedules & coursework are accurate, diploma requirements are being fulfilled, enroll students in dual enrollment & course recovery, assisting with post-secondary preparation, counseling through difficult & stressful times, & helping with standardized testing.
Application Requirements: For 2017-18 Optional attendance - Score at or above 65th percentile on the NWEA MAP, TCAP, ACT, PSAT, or SAT within the past year; have A or B semester averages with no more than one C as a semester average in any academic subject prior to admission; have satisfactory conduct and attendance with no more than 15 absences and/or tardies.
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