Memphis Schools

MLK College Prep

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Achievement School District
  • Operated By: Frayser Community Schools
  • Status: Recent Turnaround
  • School turnaround happened in 2014
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 590 Students
  • Theme: College, Career & Community
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8am – 4pm
  • Opened in 2014
  • Uniform Required
  • Partnership with National Civil Rights Museum in piloting a character education program
  • Focus Academy (9th and 10th grades) and Career and College Academy (11th and 12th grades)
  • Classroom Student/Teacher Ratio 25:1
  • Opportunities to take CTE (Career And Technology Educational Courses) in Barbering, Business Principles, Computer Applications and Culinary Arts
  • Extracurriculars: Baseball, Basketball, Book Club, Cheerleading, Chorus, Cross Country, Debate Team, Football, Drum line, Majorettes, Poetry Club, Softball, Track and Field
  • AP Classes: Will be offered in 2015-2016

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically70.8% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


3% -0.8% In 2022, 3% of students tested Proficient or Above
13.4 In 2022, the Average ACT Score for students was 13.4
56.3% In 2022, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 56.3%
1 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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  • 1530 Dellwood, Memphis, TN 38127

  • Frayser Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Bus transportation provided for zoned students living outside the 2-mile Parental Responsibility Zone.

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