Memphis Schools

Lowrance School


  • Grades Served: PK – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 857 Students
  • 25 Students per Teacher
  • Methodology: Project-Based Learning, Blended Learning
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 6:30am – 6pm
  • Opened in 2009
  • Uniform Required
  • Winner of a 2015 Value-Added Achievement Award from Education Consumers Foundation
  • Teaching and Learning Garden
  • 21st century curriculum: traditional textbooks are blended with a variety of online teaching tools and books. Every student is given a Lenovo ThinkPad.
  • A variety of sports, clubs, and academic services help students find their niche and broaden their horizons. Multiple opportunities exist for peer tutoring and buddy readers.
  • Active in the community with Parent Reader programs, Boys to Men service group, and the Community Garden
  • Extracurriculars: Basketball, Football, Track, Cheer, Poetry Club, Junior Beta Club, National Junior Honor Society, Garden Club, Men's Lions Community Service, Science Club, Bates' Reading Club, Lady Lions Book Club
  • Gifted Education: Yes
  • Special Education: Functional skills class
  • Parent Involvement: Parent Resource Center, Literacy and Math Nights for parents, Homework Help Night, PTA, Parent Reader Programs, volunteer opportunities with school-wide events and the Community Garden
  • Tours: Parents are welcome to register online via InfoSnap. Tours with guidance counselors are provided for families to explore the school and get to know the faculty.

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically74.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


41% 6.2% In 2015, 41% 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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