Memphis Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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Shelby County School District Details

Shelby County School District
160 S Hollywood
Memphis, TN 38112

110,780 Students enrolled in District

221 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 16)

Shelby County School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Tennessee

(10 is best)

Better than of TN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
24%
37%
22%
35%
26%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
A. B. Hill Elementary School
345 East Olive Ave
Memphis, TN, 38106
PK-05
A. Maceo Walker Middle School
1900 East Raines Rd
Memphis, TN, 38116
06-08
Alcy Elementary School
1750 E Alcy Rd
Memphis, TN, 38114
PK-05
Alton Elementary School
2020 Alton Ave
Memphis, TN, 38106
PK-05
American Way Middle School
3805 American Way
Memphis, TN, 38118
06-08
Arrow Academy Of Excellence School
645 Semmes St
Memphis, TN, 38111
KG-05
Aurora Collegiate Academy School
4841 Summer Ave
Memphis, TN, 38122
KG-05
Avon School
310 Avon Rd
Memphis, TN, 38117
11-12
B. T. Washington High School
715 S Lauderdale St
Memphis, TN, 38126
06-12
Balmoral/ridgeway Elementary School
5905 Grosvenor Ave
Memphis, TN, 38119
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.3% 63.1%
Black 76.1% 22.3%
Hispanic 16.4% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 24.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 20.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 4.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,661 $746,864,625 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $692 $77,590,500 5.4%
Staff $681 $76,357,125 5.4%
General Administration $171 $19,173,375 1.3%
School Administration $852 $95,530,500 6.7%
Operation $994 $111,452,250 7.8%
Transportation $285 $31,955,625 2.2%
Other $426 $47,765,250 3.4%
Total Support $4,101 $459,824,625 32.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,944 $217,971,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $12,705 $1,424,548,125 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,729 $5,813,796,000 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $476 $482,519,000 4.5%
Staff $559 $567,054,000 5.2%
General Administration $202 $204,655,000 1.9%
School Administration $578 $586,756,000 5.4%
Operation $763 $774,274,000 7.1%
Transportation $357 $362,367,000 3.3%
Other $254 $258,016,000 2.4%
Total Support $3,189 $3,235,641,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,756 $1,782,077,000 16.5%
Total Expenditures $10,674 $10,831,514,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%