Memphis City Schools

Carnes Optional School

Focusing on Environmental Science


We are now part of the Weatherbug Network!!

To see weather information at Carnes click on the picture




In a highly technological and global arena, Carnes Elementary School prepares all students to become strong competitors by achieving high academic standards in a positive learning environment. Through continuous assessment, specialized instructions and collaboration among staff and other stakeholders, we will foster academic achievement for all students.

“Soaring high through innovation, niceness and efficacy!”

Core Values


“S.H.I.N.E” Scholarship Honesty Innovation Niceness 


All students will meet in the Cafeteria at 10:00am on Friday. We will announce the winner of the science fair for PreK-2nd grades. Students in 3rd-5th grade will participate in the Science bowl then we will announce the winner of the 3rd-5th grade and Overall.


 All students will receive a participation award and ribbon on Friday from their homeroom teacher.




Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!





School Hours

for School Year 2013 - 2014

9:00 am to 4:00 pm


943 J W Williams Lane

Memphis, TN 38105


901-416-3208 (Fax)


Reneta C. Sanders, Ed.S. Principal


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Title I Compliance Documents

For questions, comments or concerns regarding the school improvement planning process,

please contact Danette Hardy, PLC Coach


   April 2014

Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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