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St. George's Independent School - Memphis Campus

PRIVATE

  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • 143 Students (Coed)
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:50am – 3:50pm
  • Extended Care: 7:30am – 5:30pm
  • Summer Programs: The Memphis campus offers "Summer Adventures," multiple weeks of academic practice and enrichment opportunities in addition to chapel services, service opportunities, sports, art, and music. Scholarship assistance is available. A wide variety of summer programming is also available at the other two SGIS campuses; a description may be found at http://www.sgis.org/summercamp
  • Opened in 2001
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by June 1
  • Need-based financial aid is available. Tuition payment plans are available. Due to scholarship funding from local and national philanthropists and foundations, most of our students receive substantial scholarship assistance.
  • College preparatory curriculum focused on 21st century skills of communication, creativity, collaboration. On testing that offers TCAP equivalency ranking, students regularly outperform statewide TCAP averages, urban comparison school scores, and suburban comparison school scores.
  • Research-based early childhood program that develops core academic skills through hands-on, fun activities. Focus on early writing and communication.
  • All fifth grade students prepare a speech on a character trait of their choice and deliver it to the entire student body during a morning chapel service.
  • Joint learning activities with students at St. George's Germantown campus begin in prekindergarten. Following fifth grade, students from the Memphis and Germantown campuses unite together and matriculate to St. George's Collierville campus to finish their middle and upper school experience. Bus transportation is an option.
  • St. George's Independent School offers a distinctive one school/three campus educational model that seeks to provide students with experiences in transformative diversity and has received attention from The New York Times, The Commercial Appeal, and the National Association of Independent Schools.
  • Gifted Education: Enrichment opportunities offered to students needing additional challenge
  • Special Education: No
  • Parent Involvement: Parents Association, parent education events (such as college discussion nights, math/literacy enrichment activities), parent-teacher conferences at least two times per year
  • Tours: Tours and visits may be requested at any time by calling the school or visiting the school's website: http://www.sgis.org
Principal: J. Ross Peters, Head of School (since 2015)
901-261-3920

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  • Outstanding SchoolParent 01/11/2017
    A student-centered, family oriented, academically challenging, and innovative school! Can't imagine being anywhere else!
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