Memphis Schools

Power Center Academy Middle

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • Operated By: Gestalt Community Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 389 Students
  • Methodology: Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning
  • Theme: Business, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7am – 3:15pm
  • Opened in 2008
  • Uniform Required
  • Curriculum anchored in business, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship
  • Integrates technology into the classroom through daily use of laptops, digital content, and blended learning
  • 6th grade starts at 7:00 am, 7th grade starts at 7:15 am, and 8th grade starts at 7:30 am
  • Extracurriculars: Basketball, chorus, dance team, photography, computer coding, community services, and numerous clubs and organizations
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Provides services and support to accommodate students with special needs.
  • Parent Involvement: Parents have the opportunity to get involved with the school's Parent Action Committee.

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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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically77.1% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


53% -4.1% In 2015, 53% 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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