District 3 families acknowledge our challenges, celebrate our successes, and work together to create equitable schools in our community.
LIST OF SCHOOLS IN DISTRICT 3
YELLOW = DISTRICT GREEN = SCS CHARTER GRAY = ASD
HEAD START CENTERS
Frayser Head Start
Delano Head Start
New Hope Christian Academy
Breath of Life Preparatory Academy
Delano Elementary *
E.E. Jeter School (k-8) *
Egypt Elementary *
Hawkins Mill Elementary *
Keystone Elementary *
Lucie E. Campbell Elementary *
Lucy Elementary *
Memphis STEM Academy *
Northaven Elementary *
Scenic Hills Elementary *
STAR Academy *
Frayser Elementary *
Whitney Elementary *
Georgian Hills Elementary *
Libertas Elementary *
Aspire Coleman (k-8) *
Denver Cornerstone *
Georgian Hills Middle *
Grandview Heights Middle *
Memphis Academy of Health Sciences Middle *
Memphis Business Academy Middle *
Raleigh-Egypt Middle *
Woodstock Middle *
Received the 2017 CUBE Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence
Creates the annual Legislative Agenda for the Shelby County Board of Education which outlines the legislative priorities of Shelby County Schools.
Provides over $1 million dollars directly to schools each year through in collaboration with the Board Member School Strategic School Allocations Program providing funds directly to schools to enhance student learning, teacher appreciation, administrative support, and professional advancement. The Board has allocated more than $3.3 million in total funds to schools.
Maintains adequate training in education advocacy, student equity, and boardsmanship as members of the Tennessee School Board Association, Council of Urban Boards of Education, the Nation School Boards Association, and the Council of the Great City Schools.
Sponsored the Students Storm the Hill Program where students advocate before State Leaders for their peers.
Provided guidance to revamp the District’s College, Career & Technical Education (CCTE) program to increase certification opportunities for students.
Approved the construction of two new 21 st century schools.
Conducts yearly community meetings to receive public input regarding the annual budget and potential school consolidations.
Approved revisions to Policy 5013 Promotion and Retention to ensure district and school leaders, teachers, and all stakeholders are held accountable towards ensuring SCS students have the necessary reading skills to be successful before they reach the third grade. Thus, launching the Third Grade Commitment campaign and plan.
Advocates for continued investments in education and teacher pay.
Advocated against the expansion of a landfill near an elementary school (Whitney Elementary).
A strong supporter of juvenile justice.
Actively advocates with the community for the best interest of district 3.
Supported increased funding for family engagement.
RESOLUTIONS & INITIATIVES
Official Letter To Tn General Assembly Urging Lawmakers To Oppose Voting For Any Budget That Negatively Impacts Funding For Literacy Readiness, Aces, And Salary Increases For Educators (Co-Sponsor) – Submitted March 19, 2020
A Resolution Of The Shelby County Board Of Education In Opposition To Vouchers – Adopted March 26, 2019
Resolution Promoting Equity And Becoming A Trauma Responsive District – Adopted February 26, 2019
Resolution Requesting The Superintendent To Establish A Task Force And IdentifyFunding Opportunities To Address Pervasive Local Issues Impacting Students - 2018
Resolution Extending Shelby County Schools Support And Collaboration With MLK50 – Submitted September 19, 2017
Resolution To Retain Legal Counsel To Proceed With Appropriate Legal Action To Address Adequate School Funding (Co-Sponsor May 26, 2015)
Resolution Directing SCS To Create An Academic Strategy For All SCS Priority Schools – Submitted December 9, 2014
Resolution Requesting The ASD To Reconsider Its Selection And Matching Process And Requiring SCS To Develop A Communications Plan For Schools Transitioning To The ASD – Submitted December 16, 2014