Memphis Schools

Evans Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 391 Students
  • Methodology: We increase student learning and achievement by developing a LOVE for reading. We help each student work up to their potential.
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 6:30am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1966
  • Uniform Required
  • 2014- Recognized as a Level 5 Reward School 2015- Recognized as a Tennessee Level 5 School 2017 - one of 30 schools in the district scoring Level 4 or Level 5 2017- 2019 - Math Achievement Scores continue to improve
  • Literature integrated across the content areas to support TN instructional standards.
  • Critical and higher level thinking skills utilized as students collaborate in cooperative groups during lessons. Differentiated instructional groups for enrichment and remediation.
  • Provides programming in conjunction with the Memphis Arts Council, Opera Memphis, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Well Child. Our adopters (Making It Happen Foundation, Greater Middle Baptist, Melvin Jones Foundation, Breath of Life SDA church) support special programming for our students.
  • Focus on development of whole child via character education programming for students and families. Evans Elementary School cultivates the academic, social and emotional development for all students in a safe and collaborative environment.
  • Extracurriculars: Book Clubs, Orff Strings program, Evans Choir, Let's Go Green Team, Behavior and Attendance Monthly Celebrations, After School Tutoring, American Girl Book Club, Charm School, Special celebrations activities to promote learning sponsored by the Making It Happen Foundation. Attendance rewards supported by the Making It Happen Foundation. Tutoring supported by Adopt-a-School partners Greater Middle Baptist Church and The Melvin Jones Foundation.
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Services provided
  • Parent Involvement: PTO, parent workshops, volunteers, TEAM Read, special events like Muffins for Mom and Donuts for Dad, Parents on Patrol program, TCAP pep rally, Kindness Day, Filed Day,Data Night, Reading Is Fun Night, Math and Science Night,Parents Volunteer to help monitor students in the cafeteria
  • Tours: Please call today and set up a time to tour our beautiful school and meet an administrator! We are looking forward to your visit!

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically70.3% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


15% 3.4% In 2022, 15% of students tested Proficient or Above
1 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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