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Memphis-Shelby County Schools

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  • (901) 416-5300
  • 160 S Hollywood St
  • Memphis, TN-4801
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Memphis-Shelby County Schools is a public school district in Tennessee. They serve 146,399 students across 226 schools, and its teachers have had 11,177 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

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Memphis-Shelby County Schools Demographics

of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Memphis-Shelby County Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Memphis-Shelby County Schools had a total revenue of $1.4 billion in the 2016-17 school year. 38.7% came from local sources, 43.7% from state sources, and 17.7% from federal sources.

Memphis-Shelby County Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $9,383 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 38.7% came from local sources, 43.7% from state sources, and 17.7% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Memphis-Shelby County Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated May 28, 2024

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Memphis-Shelby County Schools

$5.9 million
raised using DonorsChoose
projects funded
teachers funded
projects for basic supplies
projects for technology
projects for books
projects for art supplies

Memphis-Shelby County Schools has received support from 29,251 individuals from Tennessee and 16,079 individuals out-of-state.

Memphis-Shelby County Schools Schools

A.B. Hill Elementary School A Maceo Walker Middle School Alton Elementary School American Way Middle School Arrow Academy of Excellence East Academy Aurora Collegiate Academy Avon Lenox School B.T. Washington High School Balmoral - Ridgeway Elementary School Barret's Chapel K-8 School Beacon College Preparatory Believe Memphis Academy Charter School Belle Forest Community School Bellevue Middle School Berclair Elementary School Bethel Grove Elementary School Bolton High School Brownsville Road Elementary School Bruce Elementary School Campus Elementary Central High School Alcy Elementary School Cherokee Elementary School Chickasaw Middle School Chimneyrock Elementary School Circles of Success Learning Academy City University Girls Preparatory School City University School of Liberal Arts City University School of Independence Colonial Middle School Compass Community School - Berclair Compass Community School - Binghampton Compass Community School - Frayser Compass Community School - Hickory Hill Compass Community School - Midtown Compass Community School - Orange Mound Cordova Elementary School Cordova High School Cordova Middle School Frayser - Corning Elementary School Craigmont High School Craigmont Middle School Cromwell Elementary School Crosstown High School Crump Elementary School Cummings K-8 Optional School Delano Elementary School Dexter K-8 School - K-3 Campus Dexter Middle School Double Tree Elementary School Douglass K-8 Optional School Douglass Head Start Frederick Douglass Optional High School for Public Service & Communication Arts Downtown Elementary School DuBois Elementary School Arts & Technology DuBois Middle School Arts & Technology Dunbar Elementary School E.E. Jeter K-8 School East High School Egypt Elementary School Evans Elementary School Ford Road Elementary School Fox Meadows Elementary School Frayser - Corning Elementary School Freedom Preparatory Academy Westwood Middle School Future Leaders Learning Center Head Start Carver College & Career Academy Gardenview Elementary School Gateway University Geeter K-8 School Georgian Hills Elementary School Georgian Hills Middle School Germanshire Elementary School Germantown Elementary School Germantown High School Germantown Middle School Getwell Elementary School Gordon Achievement Academy Grahamwood Elementary School Grandview Heights Middle School Granville T Woods Academy of Innovation Hamilton Elementary School Hamilton High School Hamilton K-8 School Airways Achievement Academy Havenview Middle School Hawkins Mill Elementary School Hickory Ridge Elementary School Hickory Ridge Middle School Highland Oaks Elementary School Highland Oaks Middle School Hollis F Price Middle College High School Holmes Road Elementary School Hope Academy Ida B Wells Academy Idlewild Elementary School Jackson Elementary School John P Freeman Optional School Kaleidoscope School of Memphis Kate Bond Elementary School Kate Bond Middle School Keystone Elementary School Kingsbury Elementary School Kingsbury High School Kingsbury Middle School Kingsbury Career Technical Center KIPP Memphis Collegiate Middle School KIPP Memphis Academy Middle School KIPP Memphis Collegiate Elementary School KIPP Memphis Collegiate High School Kirby High School LaRose Elementary School Leadership Preparatory Charter School Levi Elementary School Lowrance K-8 School Lucie E Campbell Elementary School Lucy Elementary School Macon - Hall Elementary School Manassas High School Maxine Smith Steam Academy Northeast Preparatory Academy Medical District High School Melrose High School Memphis Academy - Health Science Middle School Memphis Academy - Science & Engineering Memphis STEM Academy Memphis Business Academy Elementary School Memphis Business Academy High School Memphis Business Academy Middle School Memphis Business Academy-Hickory Hill Elementary School Memphis Business - Hckry Hill Middle School Memphis College Preparatory Elementary School Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School Memphis Merit Academy Charter School Memphis Rise Academy High School Memphis Rise Academy Memphis School of Excellence Cordova Memphis School of Excellence-Mendenhall Memphis School of Excellence - Winchester Memphis Virtual School Middle College High School Mitchell High School Mount Pisgah Middle School Newberry Elementary School Newcomer International Center Power Center Academy - Middle School SE Power Center Academy - Southeast Elementary School Northaven Elementary School Northwest Preparatory Academy Oak Forest Elementary School Oakhaven Elementary School Oakhaven High School Oakhaven Middle School Oakshire Elementary School Overton High School Parkway Village Elementary School Peabody Elementary School Perea Elementary School Power Center Academy Hickory Hill High School Power Center Academy Hickory Hill Middle School Power Center Academy Hickory Hill Elementary School Promise Academy - Hollywood Raineswood Residential Training Center Raleigh - Bartlett Meadows Elementary School Raleigh - Egypt High School Raleigh - Egypt Middle School Richland Elementary School Ridgeway Early Learning Center Ridgeway High School Ridgeway Middle School Riverview K-8 School Riverwood Elementary School Robert R Church Elementary School Ross Elementary School Rozelle Elementary School Scenic Hills Elementary School Sea Isle Elementary School Shady Grove Early Learning Center Shady Grove Elementary School Sharpe Elementary School Sheffield Career & Technical Center Sheffield Elementary School Sheffield High School Shelby Oaks Elementary School Sherwood Elementary School Sherwood Middle School Shrine School Snowden School Soulsville Charter School South Park Elementary School Southern Avenue Charter Elementary School of Academic Excellence and Creative Arts Southwest Career & Technical Center Southwind Elementary School Southwind High School Springdale Elementary School Star Academy College Preparatory School T-STEM Academy at East High School East T-STEM Academy High School Treadwell Elementary School Treadwell Middle School Trezevant Career & Technical Center Trezevant High School University High School University Middle School Veritas College Preparatory Charter School Vision Preparatory Charter School Vollentine Elementary School Dr William H Brewster Elementary School Wells Station Elementary School Westhaven Elementary School Westside Elementary School Westwood High School White Station Elementary School White Station High School White Station Middle School Whitehaven Elementary School Whitehaven High School Whitney Elementary School Willow Oaks Elementary School Winchester Elementary School Winridge Elementary School Wooddale High School Woodstock Middle School Youth Advocacy Program
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