Memphis Schools

Middle College High


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 329 Students
  • 13 Students per Teacher
  • Languages Offered: Spanish and French
  • 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
  • Extracurriculars: 15 varsity sports, SGA, clubs and organizations
  • Parent Involvement: PTA
  • Tours: Any student is welcome to visit! Call and we will plan a day for you to schedule to shadow a day in the life of a bulldog.
  • Offers Dual Enrollment in college courses

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  • Highly Diverse Economically30.7% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


Letter Grade
42% -1.7% In 2023, 42% of students tested Proficient or Above
20.7 In 2023, the Average ACT Score for students was 20.7
95.9% In 2023, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 95.9%
5 In 2023, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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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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