Memphis Schools

Germanshire Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 746 Students
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 6am – 6pm
  • Opened in 2001
  • On June 3, 2016, The Memphis Business Journal recognized Germanshire Elementary as a "Best Buy" in local public education, "where the highest test scores align with the lowest housing prices."
  • Accolades include National Title I Distinguished School in 2013-2014 and a Tennessee Reward School in 2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015.
  • Focus on developing and educating the whole child by promoting community involvement through various charity fundraising campaigns (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Breast Cancer Awareness, Autism Awareness, etc) and an awareness of the arts (annual event - The Night of the Arts).
  • Climate survey (of staff) results indicate that the school's environment is a 9.1 on a 10 point scale.
  • Principal Myke Collins Jr. was the Shelby County Schools Top Performing Principal of the Southeast Region in 2013-2014.
  • Extracurriculars: Student Council, Honor Society, Media Team, Art Club, Safety Patrol, Chess Club, Reading Club, W.O.W. (Wonderful Outdoor World) Club, Y.E.S. (Young Eagle Scientists) Club, Performance Group, Chorus, and L.E.A.D. Camp
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Resource classes through pull-out and inclusion services; PK class
  • Parent Involvement: PTO, School Leadership Team, onsite parent assistance, special events

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  • Highly Diverse Economically51.7% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


29% 13.7% In 2022, 29% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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