Memphis Schools

Lester Prep

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Achievement School District
  • Operated By: Capstone Education Group
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 80 Students
  • Theme: College Preparatory
  • School Day: 7am – 3:30pm
  • Uniform Required
  • Combination of focus areas of academics, character development and extra-curricular activities
  • Learning labs to address reading and math deficits
  • Weekly and monthly student celebrations for academic and behavior performance; weekly community meetings
  • College field trips
  • Memphis Grizzlies sponsored a state-of-the-art Blended Learning Lab inside Lester Community Center to help Lester Prep Scholars improve reading and math skills
  • Extracurriculars: Baseball, Basketball, Book Clubs, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Culture Club, Football, Soccer, Step Team, Student Government, Track and Field, and Volleyball
  • Gifted Education: Pull out
  • Special Education: Inclusion
  • Parent Involvement: Parent Council
  • Tours: Interested parents may call the front office to set up a personal tour.

Enrollment Info

  • Students within the school zone have guaranteed spots. Students outside of the zone are accepted on a first come first served basis as long as seats are available.
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18% In 2015, 18% of students tested Proficient or Above
3 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed 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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  • 320 Carpenter St, Memphis, TN 38112

  • East Memphis Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Bus transportation provided for zoned students living outside the 2-mile Parental Responsibility Zone.

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