Memphis Schools

Ida B. Wells Academy


  • Grades Served: KG – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 178 Students
  • 15 Students per Teacher
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Highest literacy growth gains in the District, with their Math teachers receiving top gains in the District.
  • Extracurriculars: Boys' and Girls' Basketball, Cheerleading, Male Ambassadors, L.A.D.I. Ambassadress, Fantastic Friday Clubs, Etiquette Club, 4-H Club, Drama/Poetry Club, Yearbook/Leadership Club and Dance Club
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Inclusion classes

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity96.6% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity 100% Black


27% 6.9% In 2015, 27% 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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