Memphis Schools

Middle College High


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 283 Students
  • 13 Students per Teacher
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Opened in 1987
  • Part of the National Middle College Consortium Network, which now includes more than 25 schools nationally; college courses are offered on the Middle College and Christian Brothers University campuses
  • Shelby County's only school to earn state reward status for both performance (student achievement) and progress (student growth); in the top 1% of all high schools and the top 5% of all schools in Tennessee
  • 2015 National Blue Ribbon School - Exemplary High Performing School

Enrollment Info

  • Application Requirements: Submit a digital application, essay, three recommendation forms, report card, discipline record, and test scores.
  • Priority Application Deadline: 01/18/2017
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  • Highly Diverse Economically55.1% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


91% 11.1% In 2015, 91% 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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  • True College and Career ReadinessOther 12/23/2017
    Small class sizes and an air of achievement level the playing field for low-income/minority students in Memphis. As an alumna, I am thankful for what MCHS did for me and proud of what it continues to do for black and brown kids in our city!
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