Memphis City Schools

3336 Ford Road,

Memphis,Tennessee 38109

 Phone:   (901)416-8150

     Fax:   (901)416-8156

Antonio Burt, Principal

 Laquita Tate, Assistant Principal

Chavon VanHooks, Title I PLC Coach


EXTENDED School Hours

8:15 a.m. -  4:15 p.m.


#1 Elementary School with the HIGHEST School-wide

Composite Summary!

In 2012-2013 we had...........

20.2% proficient/advanced increase in Math

6.6% proficient/advanced increase in R/LA

26% proficient/advanced increase in Science

78% proficient/advanced in Social Studies

In 2013-2014 we had...........

15.7% proficient/advanced increase in Math

6.2% proficient/advanced increase in R/LA

28.8% proficient/advanced increase in Science

91% proficient/advanced in Social Studies


U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Visits Ford Road Elementary

Memphis, Tenn. - As a part of the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE) effort to recognize

achievement gains in turnaround schools, Deborah Delisle, Assistant Secretary of Education, visited

Ford Road Elementary School on Wednesday, September 10, at 8:30 a.m. The visit to Memphis

spotlighted the recent successes of schools in local here to read full story.


Family Science Fair Presentation @ 5:30 p.m. March 3, 2015
Black History Program (K-2) @ 2 p.m. March 6, 2015
3rd Grade Parent Meeting @ 4:30 p.m March 9, 2015
2nd Grade Parent Meeting @ 4:30 p.m March 10, 2015
Spring Break March 16-20, 2015
Literacy Night @ 5:30 p.m. March 24, 2015
Report Cards Issued March 25, 2015
National Honor's Society Induction @ 5:30 p.m. March 26, 2015

Ford Road Elementary Enjoying the Fruits of Lots of Work

A historically low performing Shelby County School is making a huge turnaround. Ford Road Elementary has been in the district's bottom 5% for academics. Not anymore. In fact, the school has recently been put on the reward list for being in the top five percent in the state for academic here to read full story.








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Last Update: February 27, 2015

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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