Memphis Schools

Journey Hanley Elementary

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: PK4 – 5
  • District: Achievement School District
  • Operated By: Journey Community Schools
  • School turnaround happened in 2013
  • 530 Students
  • Methodology: Blended Learning
  • Theme: College for Certain
  • Languages Offered: English/Spanish
  • School Day: 8am – 3:45pm
  • Extended Care: 3:45pm – 6pm
  • Extended Calendar: Aspire Hanley 2 scholars also attend two Saturday School sessions a year
  • Uniform Required
  • College for Certain motto; students called scholars and school uses college-themed flags and pennants to set atmosphere; college field trips
  • Intense focus on writing, thinking critically and approaching complex problems from many different views
  • Blended learning model designed to support scholars at their instructional level while providing small and individualized instruction for all scholars
  • Parent support provided -- job opportunities, classes, food drives
  • Core Values: Hard Work, High Expectations, Honesty
  • Extracurriculars: Girls with Pearls, Guy with Ties, Basketball, Art Club, Athletics, Dance Team
  • Gifted Education: Inquiry-based insturction; I.A.M. Science program stimulates higher-order thinking skills; accelerated and blended learning opportunities
  • Special Education: In- and out-of classroom support for scholars who meet the criteria for Special Education
  • Parent Involvement: Advisory School Council, volunteer opportunities, special programs
  • Tours: Parents interested in attending Aspire Hanley 2 can contact the school for a tour. Tours are led by a member of our administrative team.

Enrollment Info

  • As a neighborhood school, we must process applications based on priority grouping by zones for ALL students.
  • Application Requirements: Yes, according to the ASD Application Requirements. Parents can call the school office for detailed assistance.
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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically79.8% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


3% In 2021, 3% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2020, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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  • 680 Hanley Street, Memphis, TN 38114

  • 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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