Memphis Schools

Egypt Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 515 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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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically75% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


19% 3.8% In 2022, 19% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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