Memphis Schools

Kingsbury Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 621 Students
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Opened in 1950
  • Uniform Required
  • Three-time Reward School for making top 5% for Growth in the State of TN (2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015)
  • Strong community partnerships with Streets Ministries, Memphis Athletic Ministries, Missio Dei Church, St. Mary's Episcopal School, FACS, and MUS
  • Mentor school for Memphis Teacher Residents
  • Home of Shelby County Schools Rising Star New Teacher Award winner for the 2014/2015 school year.
  • Extracurriculars: Reading Clubs, Music Clubs, Running Club, Science Club, Spelling Bee
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Parent Involvement: Room Parents, Ready Readers, Lunch Room Helping Hands, Morning and Afternoon Greeters, other volunteer opportunities
  • Tours: If you would ever like to tour or visit the school, simply call the school and leave your contact information. Someone will call you back and set up a time for your tour.

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity97.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Highly Diverse Racially


40% 4.1% In 2015, 40% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 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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  • Great Community, Great SchoolOther 12/03/2015
    For those who are looking for a neighborhood school with great teachers and a great school culture, Kingsbury Elementary is the place for your child.
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