Education Information 

Memphis City Schools

Optional Programs

There are two types of schools in the Memphis City Schools Optional Program. Most programs exist as a school-within-a-school, which means the optional program is offered in addition to traditional classes or programs. However, 10 schools exist only as optional schools. All students who attend these 10 schools participate in their optional program. An asterisk (*) designates schools listed as optional only.

Bellevue Junior High School

575 S. Bellevue Blvd. (38104)

416-4488

www.mcsk12.net/schools/bellevue.js/bellevue.html

Optional program: College Preparatory -- The optional program at Bellevue emphasizes the liberal arts with a focus in honors English, math, science, and social studies.

Grades: 7-9

Enrollment in program: 220

School enrollment: 530

Brownsville Road Elementary School

5292 Banbury (38135)

416-4300

www.mcsk12.net/schools/brownsvilleroad.es/brshome.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics -- Students are scheduled into enriched math, science, and language arts classes where higher level skills are emphasized. All students receive instruction in computer skills and develop artistic talents and an appreciation for art through art classes.

Grades: 1-5

Enrollment in program: 297

School enrollment: 738

Central High School

306 S. Bellevue (38104)

416-4500

www.msck12.net/schools/central.hs/centralhomepage

Optional program: College Preparatory -- The school offers quality academic experiences for college-bound students from all over the city. Honors-level courses in all academic areas. During the junior and senior years, students may earn college credit through Advanced Placement courses in nine areas. Four years of foreign language instruction are also available.

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment in program: 416

School enrollment: 1,276

Colonial Middle School

4778 Sea Isle Rd. (38117)

416-8980

www.msck12.net/schools/colonial.ms/index

Optional program: Arts and Academics -- The Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) program focuses on art, vocal music, instrumental music, orchestra, drama, creative writing, dance, and piano. Through the enriched academics program, students participate in academically challenging courses in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.

Grades: 6-8

Enrollment in program: 474

School enrollment: 912

*Cordova Elementary

750 Sanga Road, Cordova (38018)

416-1700

www.mcsk12.net/schools/cordova.es/index_2.htm

Optional program: Enriched Academics -- Innovative teaching and learning strategies such as the Reading Renaissance/Accelerated Reader program, thematic units, and exploratory classes are used throughout the school. Exploratory classes include computer, physical education, foreign language, Orff music, and instrumental music. A hands-on approach to learning allows students to develop their decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Grades: 1-4

Enrollment in program: 583

School enrollment: 749

*Cordova Middle School

900 Sanga Rd., Cordova (38018)

416-2189

www.mcsk12.net/schools/cordova.ms/index.htm

Optional program: Enriched Academics/College Preparatory -- Networked classrooms allow for sharing of innovative educational software and programs. Incorporating audio and video equipment with computer technology allows students to produce a wide range of multimedia projects.

Grades: 5-8

Enrollment in program: 822

School enrollment: 831

Craigmont High School

3333 Covington Pike (38128)

416-4312

www.craigmont.org

Optional program: College Preparatory for International Studies -- The international focus at Craigmont is on social studies and foreign languages. Performing arts are also emphasized as a means of providing an international and multicultural understanding of issues, events, politics, economics, history, and culture. Craigmont is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon of Excellence.

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment in program: 205

School enrollment: 1,388

Craigmont Middle School

3455 Covington Pike (38128)

416-7780

www.mcsk12.net/schools/craigmont.mi/index.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics/International Studies -- This middle school offers programs that prepare students to live and work successfully in an increasingly global society and better understand the cultures and people of the world.

Grades: 6-8

Enrollment in program: 170

School enrollment: 1,069

*Delano Elementary

1716 Delano (38127)

416-3932

www.mcsk12.net/schools/delano.es/index

Optional program: Computer/Technology -- Technology is integrated throughout the instructional program. Through first-hand, multimedia experiences, students develop skills in the areas of critical thinking, reasoning, communication, reading, writing, and mathematics.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 240

School enrollment: 291

*Double Tree Elementary School

4560 Double Tree (38109)

416-8144

www.mcsk12.net/schools/doubletree.es/doubletree.html

Optional program: Montessori/Technology -- A modified Montessori school, Double Tree offers concepts like multi-age grouping, nongraded work, individualized instruction, and the use of self-correcting manipulatives. Double Tree implements a technology focus for students in grades 4 to 6. Using computers and technology, students communicate ideas and share knowledge with schools throughout the state, nation, and world.

Grades: K-6 (K-3 in Montessori)

Enrollment in program: 578

School enrollment: 578

Downtown Elementary School

10 North Fourth Street (38103)

416-8400

www.mcsk12.net/schools/downtown.es/index.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics/Social Studies -- Downtown Elementary has special enrichment classes in social studies for students in grades 1 through 6. Frequent field trips to business, historical, educational, and cultural sites downtown are part of every child's learning experience. Guest speakers from businesses and organizations, as well as parents working and living near the school, are encouraged to become partners in educating these students.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 194

School enrollment: 597

East High School

3206 Poplar Ave. (38111)

416-6160

www.mcsk12.net/schools/east.hs./index.htm

Optional program: College Preparatory for Health Sciences/Engineering and Allied Health -- East's optional program emphasizes studies in the areas of health sciences, engineering, computer science, and allied health.

Grades: 7-12

Enrollment in program: 99

School enrollment: 1,266

Grahamwood Elementary School

3950 Summer Ave. (38122)

416-5952

www.mcsk12.net/schools/grahamwood.es/index.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics -- Students achieve a high level of learning through the challenge of a strong academic program and an experienced and knowledgeable faculty that provides successful learning experiences for all students.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 497

School enrollment: 1,034

*Idlewild Elementary School

1950 Linden Ave. (38104)

416-4566

www.mcsk12.net/schools/idlewild.es/index.html

Optional program: Science/Technology -- The enriched Science and Technology optional program combines an emphasis on academic excellence with hands-on experience in developing students' science and computer skills.

Grades: K-6

Enrollment in program: 489

School enrollment: 489

*John P. Freeman Optional School

5250 Tulane Rd. (38109)

416-3156

www.mcsk12.net/schools/jpfreeman.es/freeman.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics/College Preparatory -- Every student at Freeman has an optional transfer. The students are prepared for high school and college-level classes. Freeman is the only totally optional school for grades one through eight.

Grades: 1-8

Enrollment in program: 584

School enrollment: 584

Keystone Elementary

4301 Old Allen (38128)

416-3924

www.mcsk12.net/schools/keystone.es/index.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics -- Keystone includes basic skills in their curricula and enhances the application of learning through an outdoor classroom, as well as science and computer labs, an Orff music program, and an outstanding library/media center.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 402

School enrollment: 482

Kingsbury High School

1270 N. Graham (38122)

416-6060

www.mcsk12.net/schools/kingsbury.hs/khswebsite.html

Optional program: Technology and Careers -- Students learn to integrate math, science, and English while they focus on modular tasks and hands-on projects. This program prepares for successful citizens and competent workers, as students have the opportunity to enroll in two- or four-year colleges or begin a career.

Grades: 7-12

Enrollment in program: 66

School enrollment: 1,608

*Lester Elementary School

320 Carpenter (38112)

416-5969

www.mcsk12.net/schools/lester.es/admin

Optional program: Focused Literacy -- Focused literacy is an instructional concentration designed to raise the level of students' skills in all language arts, including reading comprehension, writing, and conversation.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 441

School enrollment: 570

Overton High School

1770 Lanier (38117)

416-2136

www.overtonhs.net

Optional program: Creative and Performing Arts -- Overton provides artistically inclined students the opportunity to pursue intense study in vocal music, instrumental music, theory, orchestra, dance, drama, visual arts, broadcasting, and creative writing.

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment in program: 442

School enrollment: 1,405

Peabody Elementary School

2086 Young (38104)

416-4606

www.mcsk12.net/schools/peabody.es/peabody.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics/International Studies -- Peabody provides the traditional MCS curriculum as well as an enriched academics optional program, incorporating international studies as a distinguishing feature.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 135

School enrollment: 430

*Rozelle Elementary School

993 Roland (38114)

416-4612

www.mcsk12.net/schools/rozelle.es/rozelle.html

Optional program: Creative and Performing Arts -- Instructors at Rozelle use the arts to teach academic subjects as well as to develop students' talents.

Grades: 1-6

Enrollment in program: 386

School enrollment: 439

Sherwood Elementary School

1156 Robin Hood (38111)

416-4864

www.mcsk12.net/schools/sherwood.es/sherwood.html

Optional program: Academic Enrichment through the Arts -- At Sherwood, reading children's classic literature, current books, and periodicals is required. Problem solving and critical thinking activities are used to develop students' listening, speaking, observing, thinking, and writing skills.

Grades: 1-5

Enrollment in program: 169

School enrollment: 774

Snowden School

1870 N. Parkway (38112)

416-4621

www.mcsk12.net/schools/snowden/index.htm

Optional program: Enriched Academics/College Preparatory -- Snowden offers exciting alternatives for the student who is interested in preparing for college, and who can meet and maintain the academic standards of the school. The rigorous academic schedule is blended with activities that include Spanish, orchestra, Orff music, class piano, and art.

Grades: 1-8

Enrollment in program: 650

School enrollment: 1,535

*Springdale-Memphis Magnet Elementary School

880 N. Hollywood (38108)

416-4883

www.mcsk12.net/schools/springdalemagnet.es/springdale.html

Optional program: Exploratory Learning -- Both students and teachers take an active part in determining this school's curriculum. The individual learning experiences are planned in accordance with the child's interests and needs.

Grades: 1-5

Enrollment in program: 186

School enrollment: 235

*Vollentine Elementary School

1682 Vollentine (38107)

416-4632

www.mcsk12.net/schools/vollentine.es/homepage_1.htm

Optional program: Individually Guided Education -- Vollentine's Individually Guided Education Program incorporates a comprehensive support system involving the use of team-teaching, departmentalization, shared decision-making, collaborative planning, heterogeneous grouping, and the use of multilevel, multicultural, and multimedia materials.

Grades: 1-5

Enrollment in program: 369

School enrollment: 450

White Station High School

514 S. Perkins (38117)

761-8880/416-8880

www.mcsk12.net/schools/whitestation.hs/public_html/wshs.html

Optional program: College Preparatory -- White Station's optional program is designed to provide a broad liberal arts foundation for college-bound students in the fields of science, mathematics, medicine, law, architecture, education, business, public service, and social service.

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment in program: 1,012

School enrollment: 2,017

White Station Middle School

5465 Mason (38120)

416-2184

www.mcsk12.net/schools/whitestation.ms/whitestation2.htm

Optional program: College Preparatory -- White Station Middle School offers an academically enriched instructional program in the areas of English, mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, and foreign languages.

Grades: 7-8

Enrollment in program: 440

School enrollment: 776

Whitehaven High School

4851 Elvis Presley (38116)

416-3000

www.mcsk12.net/schools/whitehaven.hs/homepage/index1103.html

Optional program: College Preparatory/Business and Finance -- Whitehaven offers its students a broad scope of educational opportunities, from a finance program emphasizing skill development to advanced placement classes with the possibility of college credit.

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment in program: 241

School enrollment: 1,748

Willow Oaks Elementary School

4417 Willow (38117)

416-2196

www.mcsk12.net/schools/willowoaks.es/willowoakshomepage.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics -- The Willow Oaks curriculum stresses a high level of learning in reading, mathematics, science, social studies, computer technology, and the arts.

Grades: 1-5

Enrollment in program: 326

School enrollment: 697

Wooddale High School

5151 Scottsdale (38118)

416-2440

www.mcsk12.net/schools/wooddale.hs/whs/index.htm

Optional program: College Preparatory and Aviation/Travel and Tourism -- Wooddale is designed for students seeking a strong, varied liberal arts foundation. Students participating in the optional program will follow a broad outline for a major in language arts, mathematics, science, or social studies. The Aviation/Travel and Tourism program is an integrated aeronautics curriculum that enhances the study of math, science, engineering, technology, travel and tourism, with emphasis on preparing students for post-secondary education or training in these fields.

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment in program: 181

School enrollment: 1,524

Wooddale Middle School

3467 Castleman (38118)

416-2420

www.mcsk12.net/schools/wooddale.mi./wooddale.html

Optional program: Enriched Academics/College Preparatory -- Wooddale Middle's school-within-a-school optional program offers an enriched academics program in the areas of English, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies as well as a wide range of related arts courses: health, teen living, art, music, conversational foreign languages, band, and orchestra.

Grades: 6-8

Enrollment in program: 110

School enrollment: 1,368

Private Schools

Area code is 901 unless otherwise noted.

Information, including, tuition rates and

enrollment figures, are from fall 2005.

Bodine School

2432 Yester Oaks Dr., Germantown (38139)

754-1800

www.bodineschool.org

Student Body: co-ed

Grade levels offered: 1-8

Tuition: $11,250-$13,330

Financial aid: available

Enrollment: 75

Student/faculty ratio: 6:1

Religious affiliation: none

After-school care offered: no

Specializes in the education of students with dyslexia and other language-based disabilities.

Bornblum Solomon Schechter

6641 Humphreys Blvd. (38120)

747-2665

www.bsssmemphis.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 1-8

Tuition: $8,600-$8,900

Enrollment: 195

Student/faculty ratio: 7:1

Religious affiliation: Jewish

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Briarcrest Christian Schools

6000 Briarcrest (38120)

765-4600

www.briarcrest.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 3K-8

Tuition: $3,295-$9,195

Enrollment: 1,660

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Additional locations:

1620 Houston Levee (38018)

737-1356

Grades: K3-5

10103 Raleigh-LaGrange Rd., Eads (38028)

751-6400

Grades: 9-12

Central Day School

2005 Winchester Blvd., Collierville (38017)

255-8134

www.centraldayschool.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-8

Tuition: $3,800-$4,400

Enrollment: 300

Student/faculty ratio: 22:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Christ Methodist Day School

411 Grove Park (38117)

683-6873

www.cmdsmemphis.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-6

Tuition: $3,080-$7,840

Enrollment: 400

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Religious affiliation: United Methodist

Before- and after-school care offered: Yes

Christ the King Lutheran School

5296 Park (38119)

682-8405

www.ctkschools.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K2-8

Tuition: $2,000-$6,000 (discount offered if paid in full)

Enrollment: 350

Student/faculty ratio: 17:1

Religious affiliation: Lutheran

Special ed classes: Plus, Horizons, Discoveries

Before- and after-school care: yes

Christ the Rock Christian Academy

8800 Winchester Rd. (38125)

751-7122

www.ctrmc.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K3-8

Tuition: $3,800

Enrollment: 290

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1-20:1

Religious affiliation: non-denominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Christian Brothers High School

5900 Walnut Grove (38120)

682-7801

www.cbhs.org

Student body: male only

Grades: 9-12

Tuition: $6,700

Enrollment: 878

Student/faculty ratio: 11:1

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic

Extracurricular activities offered

Evangelical Christian School

7600 Macon (38018)

754-7217

www.ecseagles.net

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 6-12

Tuition: $3,500-$9,210

Enrollment: 1,430

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: All lower schools

Additional locations:

1920 Forest Hill-Irene (38139)

754-4420

Grades: Jr. K-5

735 Ridgelake Blvd. (38120)

683-9013

Grades: Jr.K-5

ECS at Fisherville

11893 Macon Rd., Eads (38028)

853-7705

Grades: Jr.K-1 (grade levels advancing each year up to fifth)

Fayette Academy

15090 Highway 64, Somerville (38068)

465-3241

www.fayetteacademy.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-12

Tuition: $4,148-$4,280 ($650 bldg. fee per family)

Enrollment: 780

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Religious affiliation: non-sectarian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

First Assembly Christian School

8650 Walnut Grove Rd., Cordova (38018)

458-5543

www.facsmemphis.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K4-12

Tuition: $3,200-$6,325

Enrollment: 650

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Religious affiliation: interdenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Additional location:

8229 Rockcreek Pkwy. (38106)

384-3816

Grades: K3-K4

Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal School

246 S. Belvedere (38104)

278-0200

www.gslschool.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PK-8

Tuition: $5,400-$9,300

Enrollment: 500

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Before- and after-school program offered: yes

Harding Academy

1100 Cherry (38117)

767-4494

www.hardinglions.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: early childhood ages 2-3, grades 7-12

Tuition: $4,445-$8,095

Enrollment: 1,750

Student/faculty ratio: 16:1

Religious affiliation: Church of Christ

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Additional locations:

8350 Macon (38018)

624-0871/757-1008

Early childhood and kindergarten

8360 Macon (38018)

624-0522

Grades: 1-6

8220 E. Shelby Dr. (38125)

755-5662

Grades: Jr.K-6

1910 Sycamore View (38134)

372-1818

Grades: Jr.K-6

1106 Colonial (38117)

767-2093

Grades: Jr.K-6

Hutchison School

1740 Ridgeway (38119)

761-2220

www.hutchisonschool.org

Student body: female only

Grades: PK-12

Tuition: $4,250-$13,275

Enrollment: 849

Student/faculty ratio: 18:1 (elementary-high); 8:1 (early childhood)

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Immanuel Lutheran School

6319 Raleigh-LaGrange (38134)

388-0205

www.ilcmemphis.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PK3-8

Tuition: $2,295-$3,980

Enrollment: 210

Student/faculty ratio: 20:1

Religious affiliation: Lutheran

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

LaGrange Montessori

21450 Hwy. 57, LaGrange, TN (38046)

878-1499

Student body: co-ed

Grades: early childhood-6

Tuition: $5,100 (part-time programs available)

Enrollment: 50

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian

After-school care offered: as needed

Lamplighter Montessori School

8563 Fay Road (38018)

751-2000

www.lamplighterschool.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: Pre K3-8

Tuition: $3,500-$10,000

Enrollment: 170

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Religious affiliation: nonsectarian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Lausanne Collegiate School

1381 W. Massey (38120)

474-1000

www.lausanneschool.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: Pre K-12

Tuition: $6,400-$10,975

Enrollment: 720

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Religious affiliation: nonsectarian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Macon Road Baptist School

1082 Berclair (38122)

682-5420

www.maconroadbaptist.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K4-12

Tuition: $2,200-$3,700

Enrollment: 475

Student/faculty ratio: 25:1

Religious affiliation: Baptist

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Macon Road Baptist School East

11017 Highway 64, Arlington, TN (38002)

867-8161

Grades: K3-6

Tuition: $4,300

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Margolin Hebrew Academy -

Feinstone Yeshiva of the South

390 S. White Station Rd. (38117)

682-2409

www.mhafyos.org

Student body: co-ed (Pk-8), female only (9-12), male only (9-12)

Grades: Pre K-12

Tuition: $4,625-$10,375

Enrollment: 250

Student/faculty ratio: 4:1

Religious affiliation: Jewish

Before- and after-school care offered: no

Maria Montessori School

740 Harbor Bend Road (38103)

527-3444

www.mariamontessorischool.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PK-8

Tuition: $4,575-$7,690

Enrollment: 100

Student/faculty ratio: 20:1

Religious affiliation: none

After-school care offered: no; part-time enrichment offered

Marshall Academy

100 Academy Dr., Holly Spring, MS (38635)

(662) 252-3449

www.marshallacademy.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K3-12

Tuition: $3,250-$3,650

Enrollment: 450

Student/faculty ratio: 16:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

After-school care offered: yes

Memphis Junior Academy

50 North Mendenhall (38117)

683-1061

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-10

Tuition: $3,550-$4,550

Enrollment: 90

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Religious affiliation: Seventh Day Adventist

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Memphis University School

6191 Park (38119)

260-1300

www.musowls.org

Student body: male only

Grades: 7-12

Tuition: $12,675

Enrollment: 640

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: no

Mississippi Boulevard Christian Academy

1254 Jefferson (38104)

278-2277

www.mbccmemphis.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: Preschool-PK

Tuition: $440/mo.

Enrollment: 57

Student/faculty: 7:1

Religious affiliation: Christian Disciples of Christ

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

New Hope Christian Academy

3000 University St. (38127)

358-3183

www.newhopememphis.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-6

Tuition: sliding scale

Enrollment: 280

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

After-school care offered: yes

New Hope Christian Academy Junior Kindergarten

3277 N. Watkins (38127)

358-3974

K4 program only

Enrollment: 45

Presbyterian Day School

4025 Poplar Ave. (38111-6022)

842-4600

www.pdsmemphis.org

Student body: male only

Grades: K3-6

Tuition: $5,395-$10,370

Enrollment: 566

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Rossville Christian Academy

280 High Street, Rossville, TN 38066

853-0200

www.rossvillechristian.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K4-12

Tuition: $3,430-$4,130

Enrollment: 320

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Religious affiliation: interdenominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. George's Independent School, Collierville

1880 Wolf River Blvd., Collierville (38017)

457-2000

Student Body: co-ed

Grades: 6-12

Tuition: $11,580 (scholarship assist. available)

Enrollment: 510

Student/faculty ratio 11:1

Religious affiliation: Judeo-Christian

After-school care offered: yes

St. George's Independent School, Germantown

8250 Poplar, Germantown (38138)

261-2300

www.stgeorgesschools.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K3-5

Tuition: $5,595-$10,060 (scholarship assist. available)

Enrollment: 404

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Religious affiliation: Judeo-Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. George's Independent School, Memphis

3749 Kimball Ave. (38111)

261-2200

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K3-3

Tuition: $5,595-$10,060 (scholarship assist. available)

Enrollment: 96

Student/faculty ratio: 7:1

Religious affiliation: Judeo-Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. Mary's Episcopal School

60 Perkins Ext. (38117)

537-1405

Admissions office located on Lower School campus @ 41 N. Perkins

www.stmarysschool.org

Student body: female only

Grades: PK-12

Tuition: $5,200-$12,875

Enrollment: 825

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Religious affiliation: Episcopal

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

SBEC (Southern Baptist Educational Center)

7400 Getwell, Southaven, MS (38672)

(662) 349-3096

www.sbectrojans.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K3-12

Tuition: $2,980-$6,400

Enrollment: 1,100

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Religious affiliation: Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Tipton-Rosemark Academy

8696 Rosemark, Millington (38053)

829-4221

www.tiptonrosemarkacademy.net

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K4-12

Tuition: $4,475-$5,020

Enrollment: 550

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1-20:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

After-school study hall until 5:15 p.m.

Westminster Academy

Ridgeway Baptist Church

2500 Ridgeway Road (38119)

380-9192

www.wamemphis.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-12

Tuition: $3,900-$6,950

Enrollment: 310

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Religious affiliation: nondenominational Christian

After-school care offered: no

West Memphis Christian School

P.O. Box 5669, West Memphis, AR (72303)

(870) 400-4000

www.wmcs.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-12

Tuition: $3,725-$4,965 (family discount for multiple children)

Enrollment: 375

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes (through sixth grade)

Woodland Presbyterian School

5217 Park (38119)

685-0976

www.woodlandschool.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PK-8

Tuition: $4,500-$8,150

Enrollment: 420

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian

After-school care offered: yes (offer gifted and break-through programs)

Catholic Schools

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MEMPHIS

www.cdom.org

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis, through its department of education, administers 28 schools in the Memphis area serving approximately 8,000 students in Pre-K through12th grade. The diocese employs 667 teachers, 260 of whom have earned advanced degrees. Catholic schools in the Memphis diocese boast a graduation rate of 99 percent. Of those graduates, 95 percent continue to college. Catholic high school students received more than $15.6 million in scholarships in 2004. For more information, call 373-1219.

Bishop Byrne Middle and High School

1475 E. Shelby Drive (38116)

346-3060

www.bishopbyrne.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 7-12

Tuition: $4,300-$5,800

Enrollment: 280

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

After-school care offered: no

De La Salle Elementary @ Blessed Sacrament

2540 Hale Avenue (38112)

866-9084

www.cdom.org (principal@delasalle-memphis.org)

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-6 (grades levels advancing each year up to eighth)

Tuition: $500-$4,150 (tuition based on family income/household size, scholarships available)

Enrollment: 135

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Holy Names Elementary

709 Keel Avenue (38107)

507-1503

www.holynamesmemphis.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 3-8

Tuition: $3,320-$3,945

Enrollment: 132

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Holy Rosary School

4841 Park Avenue (38117)

685-1231

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K3-8

Tuition: $3,200-$4,800

Enrollment: 450

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

After-school care offered: yes

Immaculate Conception Cathedral Elementary/

Middle Schools

1669 Central Avenue (38104)

725-2710

www.iccathedralschool.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-8

Tuition: $3,970-$4,270

Enrollment: 368

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Immaculate Conception High School

1725 Central Avenue (38104)

725-2705

Student body: female only

Grades: 9-12

Tuition: $6,295-$6,900

Enrollment: 150

Student/faculty ratio: 7:1

Extracurricular activities offered: yes

Incarnation School

360 Bray Station Rd., Collierville (38017)

853-7804

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-8

Tuition: $4,120

Enrollment: 250

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Little Flower School

1666 Jackson Avenue (38107)

725-9900

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK4-2

Tuition: $3,500-$4,125

Enrollment: 77

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

Madonna Learning Center

7007 Poplar Ave., Germantown (38138)

752-5767

www.madonna-learning.org

Ages: 5-21

Grade levels offered: flexible levels, ungraded classrooms

Tuition: $7,500

Financial aid: n/a

Enrollment: 46

Student/faculty ratio: 3:1

Religious affiliation: all-faith

After-school care offered: no

Memphis Catholic Middle and High School

61 N. McLean Blvd. (38104)

276-1221

www.mcath.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 7-12

Tuition: $4,100-$6,100

Enrollment: 215

Student/faculty ratio: 11:1

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

8151 Poplar Avenue, Germantown (38138)

753-1181

www.olphonline.com

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK2-8

Tuition: $2,000-$4,000

Enrollment: 260

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

After-school care offered: yes

Our Lady of Sorrows School

3690 Thomas St. (38127)

358-7431

www.ourladyofsorrowschurch.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK4-8

Tuition: $3,500-$4,200

Enrollment: 125

Student/faculty ratio: 13:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes (for students only)

St. Agnes Academy/St. Dominic School

4830 Walnut Grove Rd. (38117)

767-1356

www.saa-sds.org

Student body: St. Agnes: female only; St. Dominic: male only

Grades: PreK-12 (girls); PreK-8 (boys)

Tuition: $5,475-$10,330

Enrollment: 850 (girls and boys)

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. Ann School - Bartlett

6529 Stage Rd. (38134)

386-3328

www.stannbartlett.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-8

Tuition: $3,790-$3,880 (Catholic students), $4,390-$4,520 (non-Catholic)

Enrollment: 650

Student/faculty ratio: 23:1

Before-and after-school care offered: yes

St. Anne Catholic School

670 South Highland Ave. (38111)

323-1344

www.stannehighland.net

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-8

Tuition: $3,570-$4,560

Enrollment: 165

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Before and after-school care offered: yes

St. Augustine School

1169 Kerr Avenue (38106)

942-8002

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK4-6

Tuition: $4,125

Enrollment: 130

Student/faculty ratio: 20:1

After-school care offered: yes

St. Benedict at Auburndale

8250 Varnavas, Cordova (38016)

260-2840

www.sbaeagles.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: 9-12

Tuition: $5,600-$6,900

Enrollment: 780

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

After-school care offered: no

St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School

2100 Germantown Pkwy., Cordova (38016)

388-7321

www.sfawolves.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K4-8

Tuition: $4,840-$6,780

Enrollment: 935

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. Joseph School

3851 Neely Rd. (38109)

344-0021

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK3-6

Tuition: $3,500-$4,125

Enrollment: 175

Student/faculty ratio: PreK-K4: 20:2, grades 1-6: 22:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. John School

2718 Lamar Avenue (38114)

743-6700

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK3-5 (grade levels advancing each year to sixth, 11-month school)

Tuition: $3,500-$4,538

Enrollment: 170

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. Louis School

5192 Shady Grove Rd. (38117)

682-9692

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: K-8

Tuition: $3,600-$4,300

Enrollment: 505

Student/faculty ratio: 20:1

After-school care offered: yes

St. Michael School

3880 Forrest Avenue (38122)

323-2162

www.stmichael.uni.cc

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-8

Tuition: $3,500-$4,400

Enrollment: 170

Student/faculty ratio: 11:1

Before- and after-school care offered: yes

St. Patrick School

277 South Fourth Street (38126)

521-3252

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-2 (grade levels advancing each year to sixth)

Tuition: $3,170-$4,125 (pro-rated according to income)

Enrollment: 70

Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

After-school care offered: as needed w/sufficient numbers

St. Paul School

1425 E. Shelby Drive (38116)

346-0862

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: PreK-6

Tuition: $4,125

Enrollment: 301

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

After-school care offered: yes

Sister Ruth Ann Catholic School

8250 Varnavas, Cordova (38016)

260-2840

www.cdom.org

Student body: co-ed

Grades: special education for ages 16-21

Tuition: $6,500

Enrollment: 6

Student/faculty ratio: 6:2

Colleges & Universities

Tuition levels are subject to change.

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South

Information: 321-3000, Admissions: 321-3205

www.cbu.edu

Christian Brothers University (1871) awarded the first college degree in Memphis in 1875. A private, coed Catholic university, CBU offers bachelor's degrees in liberal arts, science, business, and engineering. Master's degrees are offered in business administration, engineering management, and education. CBU is ranked among the top 35 best Southern universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges."

Enrollment: 1,800

Faculty: 110 full-time; 64 part-time

Tuition: $9,515/semester

Housing: $1,365-2,595/semester

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

LeMoyne-Owen College

807 Walker

774-9090

www.lemoyne-owen.edu

LeMoyne-Owen (1862), is one of the nation's oldest historically black institutions. A private, coed college, LeMoyne-Owen offers four-year degrees in 21 academic disciplines.

Enrollment: 800

Faculty: 71 (full- and part-time)

Tuition: $4,809/semester

Housing: $2,310/semester (room and board)

Accrediting agency: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (BA), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Edcuation (teacher education program), and the Tennessee State Board of Education.

Memphis College of Art

Overton Park (1930 Poplar Ave.)

272-5100

www.mca.edu

Memphis College of Art (1936) is dedicated to excellence in art and design education. Degree programs include a Bachelor of Fine Arts in design and fine arts and a Master of Fine Arts in studio art and computer arts.

Enrollment: 300

Faculty: 45

Tuition: $17,600/year

Housing: 108 dorm rooms available, $3,600-6,400/year

Accrediting agencies: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Northwest Mississippi Community College,

DeSoto Center

5197 W.E. Ross Parkway, Southaven, MS (38671)

(662) 342-1570

www.northwestms.edu

Northwest Mississippi Community College serves students at four branches: the main campus in Senatobia, DeSoto Center in Southaven and Olive Branch, and Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center at Oxford. The college offers courses for academic transfer to four-year colleges and universities and more than 40 career-technical programs designed to put the student into the workforce upon graduation. Northwest awards an Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Applied Science degree, and a career certificate.

Enrollment: 6,677

Faculty: 370 (full- and part-time)

Tuition: $650/full-time, in-state; $650-$1,000/full-time, out-of-state

Housing: $425-725

Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Rhodes College

2000 North Parkway

843-3000

www.rhodes.edu

Rhodes College has earned a national reputation as one of the country's top liberal-arts colleges. Long associated with the Presbyterian Church, the 100-acre campus built in the Gothic tradition is located in Midtown. Rhodes offers 23 departmental majors as well as 14 majors and minors in the interdisciplinary program. The college grants bachelors of arts, bachelors of science, and a master's degree in accounting. Rhodes also offers multiple study abroad opportunities.

Enrollment: 1,663

Faculty: 175 (full- and part-time)

Tuition: $27,874

Housing, room and board: $6,904/year

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Southwest Tennessee Community College

737 Union / 5983 Macon Cove

333-5000

www.southwest.tn.edu

Southwest includes two main campuses and numerous centers throughout the Mid-South. Southwest offers 39 programs for career studies and transfer degrees, 37 two-year associate of applied science (A.A.S.) degrees, and more than 40 areas of interest in traditional university transfer programs. Southwest also offers one-year Academic Certificate and Technical Certificate Programs in 28 areas.

Enrollment: 12,000

Faculty: 263 full-time

Tuition: $83/credit hour

Housing: n/a

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Union University - Germantown

Poplar Pike at Hacks Cross Rd.

759-0029

www.uu.edu/gtown

A satellite of Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, Union University - Germantown opened in 1997. Besides an undergraduate nursing program, the school offers several master's degrees, including business administration, nursing, and education; also an education specialist degree. The LAUNCH program offers a Bachelor's of Science and Organizational Leadership (B.S.O.L.) for adults. Call for additional information.

University of Memphis (U of M)

Central Avenue

678-2000

www.memphis.edu

The U of M offers 15 bachelor's degrees in more than 50 majors and 70 concentrations, master's degrees in 46 fields, and doctorates in 21 fields.

The graduate school also offers an education specialist degree and law degree (J.D.).

Enrollment: 20,000 (approximate)

Faculty: 856 full-time; 465 part-time (excluding graduate assistants)

Tuition: (in-state/out-of-state per year including fees): $5,084/15,148 (undergraduate); $6,162/16,226 (graduate); $9,352/26,212 (law)

Housing: dormitories from $1,230-2,560/semester; apartments: $2,330; townhouses: $2,400

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

The University of Memphis, Carrier Center

500 Winchester, Collierville (38017)

678-5515

www.extended.memphis.edu

A satellite campus of the University of Memphis, the Carrier Center has served the Collierville, Fayette County, and north Mississippi community since 1999. Students may enroll in general education, business, and education classes, which count toward an undergraduate or graduate degree; a master's in business administration is also offered.

Enrollment: 1,300

Faculty: 30 (varies according to classes offered)

Tuition: $234 per credit hour

Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

The University of Mississippi, DeSoto Center

5197 W. E. Ross Parkway, Southaven, MS (38671)

(662) 342-4765

www.olemiss.edu/southaven

Junior, senior, and graduate level courses available in multiple disciplines.

BA's offered in accountancy, business, elementary and secondary education, criminal justice, paralegal studies, and liberal arts. Masters in elementary and higher education, educational leadership, nursing, and environmental engineering.

Enrollment: 711

Faculty: several full-time faculty, majority come from Oxford campus

Tuition: (per 3-hour course, in-state/out-of-state)

$513.75/1,158 (undergraduate); $684.75/1,543.50 (graduate)

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Medicine

Baptist College of Health Science

1003 Monroe

575-BCHS(2247)

www.bchs.edu

Baptist College of Health Sciences is a specialized private, degree-granting undergraduate college offering general studies and professional education courses. Bachelor's degrees are offered in nursing, respiratory care, and radiological sciences. Baptist offers completion programs for each major along with weekend and evening programs.

Enrollment: 803

Faculty: 41 full-time, 25 part-time

Tuition: $200/semester hour

Housing: $750/semester/double occupancy, $1,500/single occupancy

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Methodist Healthcare Education Program

Methodist University Schools of Radiological and Imaging Sciences

1265 Union

726-8099

www.methodisthealth.org

Methodist Healthcare's programs include administrative residency, pharmacy residency, physical therapy, clinical pastoral education, radiologic technology, respiratory care, and post-graduate medical education. Methodist University Schools of Radiological and Imaging Sciences offers three programs: a Radiography program (RT); a 15-month Nuclear Medicine Technology program (for RTs only); and a 15-month Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound program: 2-year Allied Health graduate or BS required), and a 15-month Echo Cardiography program specializing in adult and pediatrics.

Enrollment: varies with each program

Faculty: 12 full- and part-time

Tuition (for two-year program, fees and books included): $6,000 (RT); $4,365 (Nuclear Medicine Technology Program)

Housing: dorms available, costs vary

Accrediting agency: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology, and American Medical Association

Southern College of Optometry

1245 Madison

722-3200

www.sco.edu

Founded in Memphis in 1932, this college is one of only 17 optometry colleges in the nation. It is the largest in the South and includes the Eye Center, a clinical facility opened in 2002. Students pursue a four-year post-baccalaureate program leading to a doctor of optometry degree.

Enrollment: 470

Faculty: 57

Tuition: $13,996 per year for regional students; $18,996 per year for non-regional students

Housing: n/a

Accrediting agency: Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association, and the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Tennessee

Health Science Center

800 Madison

448-5500

www.utmem.edu

The UT Health Science Center is Tennessee's principal academic health science center and one of the largest academic health science centers in the U.S. It includes the Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Science Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Graduate medical education programs, family medicine centers, and continuing education programs are also offered statewide.

Enrollment: 1,959

Faculty: 900 paid; 1,000 volunteer

Tuition: $4,466-17,522/year, in-state; $14,564-38,898/year, out-of-state

Housing: $360/month, meals excluded

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as appropriate agency for each college.

Religious Colleges& Seminaries

Crichton College

255 N. Highland

320-9797

www.crichton.edu

A four-year Christian liberal-arts college, Crichton offers day and evening programs in the arts and sciences. Also offers a degree completion program for adult students.

Enrollment: 1,000

Faculty: 27 full-time, 69 part-time

Tuition: 1-11 credit hours; $415/credit hour; $4,980/per semester (12-16 credit hours)

Housing: $1,800/semester

Accrediting agency: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Harding University Graduate School of Religion

1000 Cherry

761-1356

www.hugsr.edu

A branch of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, Harding offers five graduate degrees, including a master of divinity, doctor of ministry, and a master of arts degree in counseling.

Enrollment: 225

Faculty: 9 full-time, 6 part-time

Tuition: $418.50/credit hour

Housing: One- and two-bedroom apartments and townhouses ranging from $260-$720/month

Accrediting agency: Commission of Colleges of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association of Theological Schools

Memphis Theological Seminary

168 East Parkway South

458-8232

www.mtscampus.edu

Owned and operated by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Memphis Theological Seminary is a graduate professional school granting three degrees: master of divinity, doctor of ministry, and master of arts in religion. The student body represents 31 denominations.

Enrollment: 350

Faculty: 12 full-time, 15 part-time

Tuition: $310/credit hour

Housing: limited

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Association of Theological Schools. Also approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church.

Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

2216 Germantown Rd. S.

751-8453

www.mabts.edu

Mid-America offers nine fully accredited degrees: associate of divinity, master of divinity, master of arts in Christian education, master of arts in cross-cultural studies, doctor of ministry, doctor of philosophy, master of missiology, master of Christian education, and associate of Christian education. The seminary emphasizes Bible-preaching, evangelism, and missions, and focuses on training pastors, church leaders, and missionaries.

Enrollment: 470

Faculty: 22

Tuition: $6,084/year (full-time)

Housing: $385-500/month; one-, two-, or three-bedroom apartments available

Accrediting agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Mid-South Christian College

3097 Knight Road

375-4400

www.midsouthcc.org

The purpose of Mid-South Christian College is to provide students with a college level education for Christian ministries. The school offers four degrees: associate, bachelor of Christian ministry, bachelor of Christian education, and master of Christian ministry. The college also offers certificates in Bible and Christian ministry.

Enrollment: 40

Faculty: 14

Tuition: $95/per credit hour

Housing: $660/semester/double occupancy

Accrediting agency: Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Social Work

University of Tennessee-Knoxville,

Graduate School of Social Work

711 Jefferson, Room 607

448-4463

www.csw.utk.edu

This school, under the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, operates on the UT Health Science Center campus in Memphis and offers a two-year program granting a master's degree in social work.

Enrollment: 150

Faculty: 9 full-time, 10 part-time

Tuition: $243/credit hour, in-state; $734/credit hour, out-of-state

Housing: $1,440/four months, $1,800/five months, $2,160/six months

Accrediting agency: Council of Social Work Education

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