Memphis Schools

Ford Road Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 558 Students
  • 25 Students per Teacher
  • Methodology: Workstation Model, Blended Learning, Hands-On
  • Theme: Literacy
  • School Day: 8:15am – 4:15pm
  • Extended Care: 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Uniform Required
  • 1st and 2nd grade switch classes. One teacher teaches RLA/Social Studies, and the other teacher teaches Math and Science.
  • Departmentalized in 3rd-5th grade.
  • Ford Road Elementary won Reward School status for the 13-14 school year. In addition, during the first two years as an I-Zone school, Ford Road made double digit gains in academics.
  • Extracurriculars: Performing Arts, Band, Majorettes and Drummers, Art Club, Uniquely Me, Boys to Men, and Saving Our Scholars
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Primary Functional Skills and Intermediate Functional Skills
  • Parent Involvement: Parent University, Literacy Night, Math and Science Night, field trips, and Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tours: If parents want to visit the school prior to their child enrolling, contact the principal (901-416-6750) to arrange a date and time.

Enrollment Info

  • If you want to attend this school, but are not zoned to it, you must participate in the General Choice Transfer process. See the Parents' Guide for more info.
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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically90% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


4% 0.5% In 2022, 4% of students tested Proficient or Above
3 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed expected growth

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  • 3336 Ford Rd, Memphis, TN 38109

  • South Memphis Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Bus transportation provided for zoned students living outside the 1.5-mile Parental Responsibility Zone

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