Memphis Schools

Egypt Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 585 Students
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Summer Programs: A "Step Up to 3rd Grade" summer school program is offered to prepare 2nd graders for the rigor of 3rd grade.
  • Uniform Required
  • 2014 Reward School
  • High-quality afterschool tutoring; Saturday School to promote academic achievement; multiple field trips, projects, and Multi-Cultural Festival to celebrate diversity among students
  • Four of our educators were recently awarded proclamations from the State of Tennessee for closing the ESL gap, making AMO's and for exceeding third-grade Science proficiency.
  • Numerous awards around the city, including MLGW art award, Sara Lewis School of the Month Award
  • Community Involvement: Lunch and Learn, Boys 2 Men Forum, Dare Program, Principal's List Lunch with Mayor, A.C. Wharton, Jr., Honors Program past speakers City Councilman Harold Collins, State Rep. Antonio Parkinson
  • Extracurriculars: Art Club, Junior Beta Club, Dance Team, STEM Club, Reading Club, Cheer Team, Student Council
  • Gifted Education: CLUE for grades K-5
  • Special Education: Inclusion (individual instruction with accommodations within the general ed classroom)
  • Parent Involvement: Family Specialist, PTO, Site-Based Decision Making Committee, Room Parents, volunteers, special events
  • Tours: Parents may schedule a tour by calling the main office, and an administrator will guide parent visitors through the school.

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity95.2% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


29% 1.7% In 2015, 29% of students tested Proficient or Above
4 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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