Memphis Schools

Treadwell Elementary

PUBLIC Optional

  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 693 Students
  • Methodology: iZone
  • Theme: Dual Language Immersion Optional Program
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8:15am – 4:15pm
  • Opened in 1920
  • Uniform Required
  • Only Dual Language Immersion Optional Program in West Tennessee; program enrolls an equal number of native English speakers and native Spanish speakers; students are paired together throughout the school day, providing both groups with a bilingual immersion experience in a small classroom environment, in which 90% of the day is instructed in Spanish beginning in kindergarten producing bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural students
  • More than half of the staff holds post graduate degrees and additional endorsements outside of their content areas
  • Supported by a number of companies and organizations who serve as mentors, judges, chaperones for field trips, tutors and guest speakers at assemblies
  • Educational technologies include SMART Boards interactive whiteboards; flatscreens, desktop computers; listening centers, projectors, document cameras and mobile Apple and iPad labs
  • Special programs include annual service project for 9/11, Read for the Record, Read to Achieve, Read Across America, Safe Kids - Walk This Way, Backpack program, Wheel of Fortune Wednesdays
  • Extracurriculars: Eaglettes Cheer Squad, Drama Club, Garden Club, Guys in Ties, Girls in Pearls, Elite Eagles, Spanish Reading Club, Boy Scouts, Prancing Eagles, Art Club, Eagles With Voices (Choir)
  • Gifted Education: Creative Learning in a Unique Environment (CLUE)
  • Parent Involvement: PTA, Family Specialist, volunteer opportunities, fundraising

Enrollment Info

  • Students must be zoned to school or apply for transfer through Optional or General Choice Transfer Processes.
  • Application Requirements: For 2017-18 Optional attendance - Optional students enter in Kindergarten. Applicants must submit an original copy of student's birth certificate. Parents/legal guardians sign the Parent Agreement annually. Students must maintain As, Bs, and Cs in all academic subjects as well as satisfactory grades in special subjects/conduct to remain in the Optional program. Kindergarten students must earn M (Mastery) or C (Completion) for 80% or more of report card standards, and satisfactory attendance is required.
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  • Highly Diverse Economically67.2% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


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