John P. Freeman Optional School

5250 Tulane Rd, Memphis, TN 38109 | (901) 416-3156
  • Grades: KG-9
  • Student Enrollment: 596
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 596 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-9
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2008

Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Elaine Parks
  • Fax: (901) 416-3127
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Memphis City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,886
  • Graduation Rate: 61.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 11.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.6
  • Enrolled Students: 109,300

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 596
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 268 (45.0%)
  • Females: 328 (55.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 64 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 270 (45.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 334 (56.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
John P. Freeman Optional School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For John P. Freeman Optional School
  Number Percent
1st Grade6110.2%
2nd Grade569.4%
3rd Grade569.4%
4th Grade7011.7%
5th Grade549.1%
6th Grade7913.3%
7th Grade9616.1%
8th Grade8414.1%
Source: TN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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