Memphis Schools

DuBois Middle School of Leadership & Public Policy

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • Operated By: W.E.B. DuBois Consortium of Charter Schools
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 127 Students
  • Theme: Leadership and Public Policy
  • School Day: 8am – 3:45pm
  • Opened in 2013
  • Uniform Required
  • Average teacher effectiveness rating of 4 (on a 1-5 scale); all teachers highly qualified.
  • Areas of greatest progress on the 2014 TCAP were in English Language Arts and Mathematics
  • Culture and climate are conductive to learning. Highly motivated students with student-led events.
  • Hands on learning environment which include educational field trips.
  • Extracurriculars: Girls and Boys Basketball, Cheerleading, Girls and Boys Track, Student Government Association, and Junior Honor Society
  • Special Education: Inclusion and Instructional Resource
  • Parent Involvement: PTSA, Watch DOGS and Parent Volunteers
  • Tours: Call the school to make an appointment for a visit.

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically83% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


17% 5.2% In 2019, 17% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2019, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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Reviews (3)

  • Intellectually Gifted & Talented Program Student 09/16/2016
    I love the teachers! They teach us on a college-level and I aspire to become a surgeon.
  • The school feels like family. Student 08/06/2016
    If you are not gifted, the teachers work hard to make all the students smart and college ready. I learn so much about the world!
  • Gifted Education! Student 07/24/2016
    This is a school for talented and gifted students. And, there is a strict dress code.
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