Memphis Schools

Sherwood Middle


  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • Status: Recent Turnaround
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 845 Students
  • Methodology: Blended Learning
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:15am – 3:15pm
  • Uniform Required
  • Moved from the bottom 5% to the top 25% in the first year of implementing the iZone turnaround model (
  • 8th grade students offered honors classes in language arts, algebra I and science (can earn high school credit for algebra I)
  • Each student receives laptop computer to use in classes daily
  • Students displaying good behavior are rewarded every fifteen days
  • Well-established vocal music program; choir has won numerous awards
  • Extracurriculars: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track, Baseball, Softball, Choir, Cheerleading, Majorettes, Chess Club, Drama Club, Guitar
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Instructional Resource, CDC; functional skills class, STEP class, day treatment class
  • Parent Involvement: PTO, School-Based Decision Making Council, school family nights

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity98% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


22% 0.5% In 2015, 22% 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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