Memphis City Schools

3336 Ford Road,

Memphis,Tennessee 38109

 Phone:   (901)416-8150

     Fax:   (901)416-8156

Laquita Tate, Principal

 Shalonda Black, Assistant Principal

Chavon VanHooks, Title I PLC Coach


EXTENDED School Hours

8:15 a.m. -  4:15 p.m.



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


Law enforcement team up with SCS to encourage kids to go to class...Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich's Office found a new way to motivate students to show up for school.Weirich's office, Shelby County Schools, and Memphis Police Department announced a new truancy program at Ford Road here to read full story.


Well Child Visits February 1 & 4, 2016
Valentine's Pictures (PreK-2) February 2, 2016
Valentine's Pictures (3-5) February 3, 2016
Dates with Dads @ 9:00 a.m. February 4, 2016
TN Ready Pep Rall (3-5) @ 2:00 p.m. February 5, 2016
Parent Teacher Conferences @ 5-7:00 p.m. February 11, 2016
Dates with Dads @ 9:00 a.m. February 11, 2016
No School for Students February 12, 2016
President's Day/No School February 15, 2016
2nd Grade Field Trip February 19, 2016
Black History Program @ 2:00 p.m. February 26, 2016
Book Fair Week February 29, 2016


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.









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Last Update:February 1, 2016

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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