Memphis Schools

White Station Elementary


  • Grades Served: KG – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 625 Students
  • Methodology: Responsive Classroom
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 6:45am – 6pm
  • Summer Programs: Summer Camp offered
  • Opened in 1922
  • 100% of teachers are licensed and highly qualified; most teachers hold a Master's Degree; 10 Teachers are National Board Certified
  • School-wide Responsive Classroom approach; ESL program represents 18 countries
  • Updated teacher websites keep parents informed; open door policy welcomes and encourages parents to visit anytime
  • Strong Community outreach and involvement. Adopters include: Rotary Club of East Memphis; Jewish Community Center; Simmons Bank; Lowe's; Chick-Fil-A of Oak Court Mall; Mullins United Methodist Church; Independent Presbyterian Church
  • Field trips include trips to the Redbirds; the Grizzlies; the Orpheum; Discovery Park in Union City, TN; 5th grade over night trips have included Washington DC; Williamsburg VA; and San Antonio, TX
  • Extracurriculars: Ballet, Beta Club, Chess, Chime Choir, Chorus, Gardening Club, Girls in Pearls, Guys in Ties, Gymnastics, Karate, Piano, Strings , and Student Council
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Special Education: Instructional Resource, Inclusion Programs, One-on-One Tutoring; Hearing Impaired Oral Program, PK SPED class
  • Parent Involvement: PTO, WatchDogs, special events
  • Tours: Tours are offered year-round. Call ahead to schedule an appointment.

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  • Highly Diverse Economically33.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Highly Diverse Racially


49% 9.6% In 2022, 49% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

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Reviews (5)

  • Proof is in the "pudding" = M.S. GuideOther 02/15/2016
    I don't need to give you more information than what's provided by this guide. WSE is all that! Go see for yourself, if you need more proof.
  • Not one concern at 6 1/2 months! Rigor.Parent 02/15/2016
    I had high expectations for the school. And the staff exceed them. And I am blown away at what my son has learned. I didn't have those skills or knowledge until second grade, although I went to a private school. Visit and you'll know.
  • Whole-child school & communityParent 02/11/2016
    My kindergartener continues to be happy, healthy, & well-educated child, thanks to the staff, students, & parents at WSE.
  • Ideal school choice Parent 02/11/2016
    Strong academics in a friendly, welcoming environment. Marvelous staff that balance curriculum with "just being a kid". We are consistently delighted by the overall excellence.
  • Hidden gem!Parent 10/06/2015
    The benefits of White Station Elementary are endless. Main points would be: (1) Reward School (TN State Department of Education) - Top level growth across the board, which essentially means that all children are growing "significantly more" than similar students across TN (2) Diversity - Prepare your... More
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