Memphis Schools

Westside Achievement Middle


  • Grades Served: 6 – 8
  • District: Achievement School District
  • School turnaround happened in 2012
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 338 Students
  • School Day: 7 – 3:30
  • Uniform Required
  • 2:00 pm dismissal on Wednesdays.
  • At Westside, we are COMPELLED by our history, MOTIVATED by our community, and EMPOWERED to work hard to achieve our potential greatness.
  • Commitment: Westside works in solidarity with the broader Frayser Community to create solutions to combat the critical issues that threaten the physical, social, or financial health of our community and its members.
  • Westside will be the #1 Middle School in Memphis. Students will be prepared at the top high schools and for lifelong success.
  • Extracurriculars: Athletic programs include football, volleyball, track, baseball, cheerleading, majorettes, and basketball. An after school tutoring program is sponsored by City Year, and a gardening club, drama club, and photography/yearbook club are also offered.
  • Gifted Education: Pull-out supports
  • Special Education: Push-in services for students with special needs, and 30 minute pull-out classes for extended math and reading practice
  • Parent Involvement: VIP (Very Involved Parent) program rewards parents for attending 5 school events, including Wednesday Night Family Forums, Saturday morning parenting workshops, Parent Book Club, and volunteer opportunities
  • Tours: Please contact the main office to schedule a tour.

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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically70.7% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


4% 1.1% In 2022, 4% of students tested Proficient or Above
1 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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  • 3389 Dawn Dr, Memphis, TN 38127

  • Frayser Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Bus transportation provided for zoned students living outside the 2-mile Parental Responsibility Zone.

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