Memphis Schools

Northwest Prep Academy


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 102 Students
  • 15 Students per Teacher
  • Methodology: Alternative
  • Languages Offered: Spanish I and Spanish II
  • School Day: 8am – 4:30pm
  • Extended Calendar: Northwest Prep Academy offers an extended day curriculum from 3:15 pm-4:30 pm daily.
  • Summer Programs: Northwest Prep Academy offers a summer school program eat year for six weeks during the months of June and July.
  • Opened in 2009
  • Instructional program that includes an accelerated graduation path
  • Dual enrollment with Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • Online courses are available
  • Recognized in the top 5 of SCS high schools in the district for increased graduation rates
  • Extracurriculars: Intramural basketball team that participates in the Memphis Athletic Ministries basketball league
  • Parent Involvement: Northwest Prep Academy has a Parent Center in Room 104. Parents are involved with parent/teacher conference nights, Title I parent meetings, Open House, and supporting family nights.
  • Tours: Parents are required to check in at the main office with valid identification. Tours and visits are scheduled with Principal Jones.
  • Northwest Prep Academy has College and Career Fairs each semester. Scholars also complete college tours each semester and present the Guidance Counselor with acceptance letters from institutions they have been accepted into.
  • Offers Dual Enrollment in college courses

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically82.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


3% -1.1% In 2022, 3% of students tested Proficient or Above
13.1 In 2022, the Average ACT Score for students was 13.1
59% In 2022, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 59%
1 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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