Memphis Schools

Dexter Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 4
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 965 Students
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Dexter Middle include the 2014 Value-Added Achievement Award for 1st Place in the Tennessee West Region Middle School Division.
  • The school was also ranked 1st among 539 middle schools in Yearly Achievement Gain for 2011-2013, and it received a School Performance Letter of Commendation from Kevin Huffman, Tennessee Commissioner of Education.
  • Extracurriculars: Boys and Girls Basketball, Football, Color Guard, and Student Council
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Adaptive functional skills class, functional skills class, behavioral intervention class, PK class, day treatment class

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically71.5% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Somewhat Diverse Racially


50% 0.6% In 2015, 50% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 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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