Memphis Schools

Kirby Middle

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Achievement School District
  • Operated By: Green Dot Public Schools
  • School turnaround happened in 2016
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 464 Students
  • School Day: 8am – 3pm
  • Extended Care: 3pm – 5:30pm
  • Summer Programs: Summer Bridge is a two-week program designed to prepare incoming sixth graders for the transition into middle school. Students spend two weeks getting a review of the middle school curriculum, meeting teachers, and making new friends. The program culminates with a visit to different college campuses around the Mid-South. Members of the Cougar Marching Band spend the summer sharpening their skills and preparing for the coming school year.
  • Uniform Required
  • Kirby Middle School is operated by Green Dot Public Schools, a charter management organization with a proven history of turnaround work. Green Dot has created a college-going culture.
  • A free after-school program is open to all Kirby Middle students from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
  • Reading and math intervention is offered to all students, creating more pathways to academic success.
  • Community partners work with the school to continuously beautify the campus. Kirby Middle and Green Dot have partnered with Home Depot to sow a community garden.
  • Through partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank and Dar Salud Healthcare, Kirby Middle and the Wave of Health are improving health outcomes of families at risk for chronic illness.
  • Extracurriculars: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Track & Field, Baseball, Softball, Cheer, After School Program, and Drama Club.
  • Gifted Education: We offer programming to meet the needs of our gifted students.
  • Parent Involvement: Many opportunities for parents to be involved are offered. Volunteer opportunities and community engagement activities are offered as well.
  • Tours: All visitors are welcome. Contact the school for visits or tours.

Enrollment Info

  • Kirby Middle is a neighborhood public school. Parents may go online to complete registration and them bring in necessary documentation.
  • Application Requirements: There are no application requirements.
  • Application Process Begins: 01/06/2020
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  • Highly Diverse Economically47.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


5% 1.7% In 2022, 5% of students tested Proficient or Above
3 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed expected growth

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  • 6670 E Raines Rd, Memphis, TN 38115

  • Southeast Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Students are bussed from zoned areas within a two mile radius or the distance required by the zoned areas.

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