Memphis Schools

Wooddale High

PUBLIC Optional

  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 691 Students
  • 25 Students per Teacher
  • Theme: Aviation & Tourism, College Prep
  • Languages Offered: Spanish, French
  • School Day: 7:15am – 2:15pm
  • Opened in 1970
  • Uniform Required
  • Aeronautics curriculum prepares students for post-secondary education or training in the aviation industry; students have access to FedEx Flight Academy
  • Seniors have the opportunity to work on their Private Pilot's License and Aviation Maintenance Technician certification and take advantage of intern positions at FedEx, Memphis Air Traffic Control, and Signature Flight Support
  • Travel and Tourism program students gain work and life experience through volunteering at area attractions and events, including The Pink Palace Museum, Children's Museum of Memphis, St. Jude Marathon, Shelby Farms, and the Memphis Zoo
  • College Preparatory Optional School curriculum has liberal arts foundation
  • School has recently been selected to be a pilot school for Healthy Vending. This state-of-the-art technology provides every student with an opportunity to immediately obtain a healthy meal without standing in the lunch line. An added benefit of this pilot program is that students with special needs fill the machines every day to develop job skills.
  • Extracurriculars: Full athletic program, marching band, concert band, jazz band, swing choir, chamber choir, concert choir, majorettes, flag squad, ROTC rifle and drill teams, Student Council, Peer Mentoring, and newspaper and yearbook staffs, Aviation Club, DECA, TSA, Art Club, Facing History and Ourselves, Environmentalist Club, The Envoy Peer Project. Peer Leadership, French Club, FBLA, Skills USA, FCCLA, Spanish Club, and Chess Club
  • Special Education: Inclusion, Functional skills class, behavior intervention class
  • Parent Involvement: Partners of Wooddale (POW), Booster Clubs for sports and fine arts
  • Tours: Parents should contact the main office for a private tour, which will occur between 3 pm and 4 pm.
  • Offers 7 AP Classes
  • Offers Junior ROTC

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 - Applicants to the College Prep program must score at/above 65th percentile on total and composite Reading and Math NWEA MAP, TCAP End-of-Course test, ACT, PSAT, or SAT and have a minimum semester GPA of 2.5 with no grade below a C as a semester average and satisfactory conduct and attendance (no more than 15 absences and/or tardies). For the Travel and Tourism program, a 50th percentile score on exams and a report card reflecting a 2.0 GPA and no grade below C is required.
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  • Highly Diverse Economically67.7% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


5% 1.4% In 2022, 5% of students tested Proficient or Above
13.1 In 2022, the Average ACT Score for students was 13.1
71.3% In 2022, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 71.3%
1 In 2022, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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