Theme: Environmental Service and Community Service
School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
Extended Care: 6:30am – 6pm
Extended Calendar: Summer care offered through Eagle's Nest extended care program
Opened in 2010
Part of a Blended Learning Pilot for Shelby County Schools; every student is issued a laptop for school and home use
Project-oriented curriculum where learning is celebrated through artistic displays of student work
Embraces the Responsive Classroom Philosophy by maintaining a culture that emphasizes a cooperative learning community where students respect each other, take responsibility for their actions, and ownership of their learning
Situated on more than 30 acres with woodlands, fields, streams and a growing nature trail and school garden; designated by the National Wildlife Foundation as a "Certified Wildlife Habitat"
Principal Rita White was named a National Distinguished Principal in 2010, and the Tennessee Principal of the Year in 2011
Students must be zoned to school or apply for transfer through Optional or General Choice Transfer Processes. See SCS Optional flyer for more details on eligibility requirements.
Application Requirements: For 2017-18 Optional attendance - Applicants to 1st and 2nd grades must score at/above the 70th percentile on the Optional Schools admittance tests; other applicants should score at/above the 70th percentile on the total and composite Reading and Mathematics NWEA MAP. Applicants for first grade must have satisfactory skills, behavior, mastery on most recent report card. Other grades must have a B average or above in all academic subjects and satisfactory grades in special subjects, conduct, and attendance.
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