Memphis Schools

Memphis College Preparatory

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: KG – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 315 Students
  • 18 Students per Teacher
  • Theme: College Preparatory
  • School Day: 7:45am – 4pm
  • Extended Care: 6am – 6pm
  • Opened in 2010
  • Uniform Required
  • Focus on college; classes are addressed by their year of college graduation; rooms bear the names of colleges and universities; students attend trips to colleges and universities
  • Two full-time, certified teachers per class in kindergarten and 1st grade
  • School-wide and classroom culture that rewards and teaches positive behavior via establishing clear expectations, modeling correct behavior, enforcing rules warmly, but strictly, developing and reinforcing strong character traits
  • Over 200 minutes per day of individualized literacy instruction, including writing, beginning in kindergarten; provides nearly 300 additional instructional hours per year than traditional schools
  • Uses proven curricular resources from country's highest-performing schools
  • Extracurriculars: Ballet, Spanish, Art, Tae Kwon Do, Tutoring Program
  • Gifted Education: Gifted scholars receive pull-out services designed to emphasize academic strengths
  • Special Education: Inclusion, individualized program ranging from academic consultation to resource and extended resource, for scholars with more intensive needs; speech/language, occupational, and physical therapies are available as needed
  • Parent Involvement: Volunteer opportunities are at a weekly level, and also can be set-up daily by Tulip Majumdar, the School Program Manager. Additionally, every 6 weeks parents meet at the Families for Achievement to hear about upcoming events, learn from different local organizations, and help complete sets of projects for classrooms.
  • Tours: To schedule a visit or a tour, contact Brittany Dolan at or Angela Wooten at or by phone at 901-620-6475.

Enrollment Info

  • Students are admitted first come, first serve.
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  • Lacks Economic Diversity94.9% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


30% -30% In 2015, 30% of students tested Proficient or Above
1 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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  • 1500 Dunn Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105

  • South Memphis Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • MCP offers one shuttle bus from the Uptown community to its current building. Spaces are limited.

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