Memphis Schools

Knight Road Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 538 Students
  • 25 Students per Teacher
  • Languages Offered: English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 7am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1959
  • Uniform Required
  • Teacher named to Fishman Prize National Honor Roll for two consecutive years (2012-2013 and 2013-2014)
  • Garden Club's learning garden grows sustainable food and is one of 25 school gardens citywide. It was the first to receive the elegant, protective shade structure awarded by The Kitchen Community.
  • The Tennessee Department of Education recognized Knight Road Elementary as a 2013-2014 Reward School for both its student growth and student achievement results.
  • Highlight of the 2014-2015 results was the high overall achievement of the school's third-grade students, which placed them squarely among the top 10 in most categories out of 416 schools.
  • Extracurriculars: Art Club, Book Club, Garden Club, G.E.M.S., Majorettes, Math Club, Music Club, Run, and Science Club
  • Gifted Education: CLUE/APEX
  • Special Education: Functional Skills classes, Instructional Resource
  • Parent Involvement: Events honoring parents such as Muffins for Mom, Pizza with Pops, Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Grandparents Day, Veterans Day program for parents who serve or have served in the armed forces
  • Tours: Open door policy. For tours and visits, an appointment is requested so that the ultimate experience of the school can be provided.

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity95% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


46% 12% In 2015, 46% 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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