Memphis Schools

STAR Academy

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: KG – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 229 Students
  • School Day: 7:25am – 3pm
  • Extended Care: 6:30am – 5:45pm
  • Opened in 2004
  • Uniform Required
  • High level of parental involvement
  • College tours (5th grade)
  • Small, nurturing environment
  • Safe campus, including security cameras, buzz-in entry, security guards
  • Technology in every classroom, computer lab, mobile computer lab
  • Extracurriculars: Pee Wee, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Basketball, Junior Varsity and Varsity Cheer Squad, Violin Ensemble, Honors Chorus, Music Education, Student Council (Officers Elected Annually), National Junior Beta Club
  • Gifted Education: Gifted Class
  • Special Education: Full inclusion, speech/language pathology, additional services as needed due to IEP specifications.
  • Parent Involvement: PTO, 20 hours of parental involvement required per family, quarterly, parent report card grades, parent academy trainings, volunteers.

Enrollment Info

  • Application Process Begins: 02/06/2017
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  • Lacks Economic Diversity93% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


45% 11.4% In 2015, 45% 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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