Memphis Schools

Ida B. Wells Academy


  • Grades Served: KG – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 175 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
Principal: Robert L. Davis (since 2010)

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


22% 1.3% In 2019, 22% of students tested Proficient or Above
1 In 2019, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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