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KIPP Memphis Academy Middle

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 5 – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • Operated By: KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 387 Students
  • 14 Students per Teacher
  • Theme: College Preparatory
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:30am – 4pm
  • Extended Calendar: Two weeks of summer school in July, and Saturday School ten times throughout the year (Saturday School is a half day and includes service learning, civic engagement, and elective classes such as drumming, dance, cooking, and more)
  • Opened in 2012
  • Uniform Required
  • Students supported all the way through college, including support though high school, support in the college application and financial aid process, and support in college by KIPP Through College team
  • Heavy focus on character development and work habits using research-based best practices
  • All students receive small-group tutoring in reading and math using a variety of computer-based programs that match each student's needs
  • 6th-8th grade students take Spanish every day
  • Three teachers have won state and national teaching awards
  • Extracurriculars: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, and Girls Soccer all compete in the Shelby County Schools league; also has a cheerleading team, drumming team, and dance team
  • Tours: KIPP Memphis Academy Middle offers various opportunity to tour the school so that families may be informed of their school options. Prospective parents are welcome to visit on Tour Days listed in Events. The program begins at 9 AM and lasts about 75 minutes. There is no sign up. Prospective parents can simply show up on any of those dates. Please contact Mrs. Harris at sharris@kippmemphis.org for more information or if to schedule another time for a tour.

Enrollment Info

  • All applications received before 2/1/17 will be treated equally in lottery. If there are available spots after the lottery period ends, students will be accepted based on their application date (with preference given to siblings of current KIPPsters).
  • Priority Application Deadline: 02/01/2017
  • Lottery Date: 02/06/2017
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Diversity

  • Lacks Economic Diversity94.8% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity

Performance

Achievement
34% 4% In 2015, 34% of students tested Proficient or Above
Growth
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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  • 2110 Howell Ave, Memphis, TN 38108

  • North Memphis Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Please note: Bus routes are subject to change based on actual student distribution and other factors.

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