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Power Center Academy High

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 699 Students
  • Theme: Business, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:30am – 3:30pm
  • Extended Care: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Opened in 2011
  • Uniform Required
  • One of the top-performing high schools in the state
  • Integrates technology into the classroom, allowing students to have daily use of laptops, digital content, and blended learning
  • Students engage in community service projects to extend learning beyond the classroom
  • Project-based learning
  • Extracurriculars: FBLA, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Student Government, Environmental Club, Drama Club, Team Up Grizzlies Mentoring, cross-country, boys and girls soccer, bowling, rugby, girls and boys basketball, track and field, softball, tennis, POM (dance), and cheerleading
  • Special Education: Offers accommodations and support for students with special needs
  • Parent Involvement: Parents have the opportunity to participate in the Parent Action Committee
  • AP Classes: Offers Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses

Enrollment Info

  • All applications received before 3/25/16 will be treated equally in lottery. If there are available spots after the lottery period ends, students will be accepted based on their application date (with preference given to siblings of current scholars).
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Diversity

  • Highly Diverse Economically69.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity

Performance

Achievement
65% -0.6% In 2015, 65% of students tested Proficient or Above
17.9 In 2015, the Average ACT Score for students was 17.9
98.5% In 2015, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 98.5%
Growth
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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