Memphis Schools

Memphis Rise Academy

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 6 – 8 (Adding 6-9 next year)
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 332 Students
  • School Day: 8am – 4:30pm
  • Extended Calendar: Extended school year ends in mid-June
  • Opened in 2014
  • Uniform Required
  • Currently serving grades 6-8, with a brand new high school facility in progress to serve the full 6-12 contingent.
  • School utilizes an extended school day; students will be exposed to almost three hours of literacy and two hours of mathematics a day.
  • 12:1 student teacher ratio
  • Daily tutoring program breaks students into targeted learning groups.
  • Advisory program provides students individualized guidance on goal-making and character building; advisors serve as primary touch point for families.
  • Extracurriculars: Technology, arts, athletics, music, dance, film, global culture
  • Parent Involvement: Volunteer and donor opportunities
  • Tours: Call anytime to set up a tour! Tours can occur between 9am-2pm most weekdays.

Enrollment Info

  • Open enrollment; lottery for 6th grade if we reach enrollment capacity by 4/15/16
  • Application Process Begins: 10/01/2016
  • Lottery Date: 04/01/2017
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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically82.2% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


34% In 2015, 34% 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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