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
  • 165 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


23% 8.3% In 2015, 23% of students tested Proficient or Above
3 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed 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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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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