MEMPHIS SCHOLARS

Memphis Scholars is a three-school network of public charter schools offering a high-quality education to students in grades Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade in Memphis, TN. To learn more about our schools, click on each campus link below.

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Each day, your scholar will engage in the four core subjects: reading, math, science, and social studies. We use Expeditionary Learning (reading), Eureka Math (math), McGraw Hill - A Closer Look (science), and Houghton Mifflin (social studies) as our core curricula. 

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EXPANDING OUR HORIZONS

Our core subjects are important, but we know kids learn best when they engage in a wide variety of subjects. Scholars have access to music, art, Spanish, character education, physical education, dance, computer coding, sports, and robotics across our schools. 

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develop mind & body

During the school day, our campuses offer additional support for scholars through advisories, campus families, and a number of caring staff members. Beyond the school day, our campuses offer extra-curricular activities such as dance, rugby, clubs, basketball, computer coding.

Our Campuses

Memphis scholars florida-kansas elementary SCHOOL

Address: 90 W. Olive Avenue Memphis, TN 38106

Phone: (901) 416-7478

Enrollment: 298 Students

Grades: PK - 5th Grade

Mascot: Eagles

Highlights: Math Lab, PE, Soccer, After-Care


Memphis scholars CALDWELL-GUTHRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Address: 951 Chelsea Ave. Memphis, TN 38107

Phone: (901) 236-0105

Enrollment: 582 students

Grades: PK - 5th Grade

Mascot: Jaguars

Highlights: Music Programs (Trolls, Lion King), Art, Music, Violin, Spanish, Character Education, Rugby, Jags & Gent, Dance Team, Computer Coding


MSRE Middle School

Address: 1380 Pennsylvania Street Memphis, TN 38106

Phone: (901) 236-0110

Enrollment: 95 students

Grades: 6th - 8th Grade

Mascot: Lions

Highlights: PE, Dance, Art, Computer Coding, Basketball, Soccer, Daily Advisory 

 

Our Team

Staff Composition

 

Years of Experience

 

Nick Patterson, Executive Director

Nick Patterson, Executive Director

Nick Patterson

Executive Director

Education:

Rhodes College (BA)

University of Memphis (MPA)


James Dennis, Managing Director, Schools

James Dennis, Managing Director, Schools

James Dennis

Managing Director, Schools

Education:

University of Memphis (BA)

University of Memphis (MA)


 
 
Josh Czupryk, Managing Director Academics

Josh Czupryk

Managing Director, Academics

Education:

University of Florida (BA)

The Broad Center (MEd) In Progress

 
 

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Brenda Ford

Director, Finance & Human Resources

Education:

University of Maryland University College (BS)

Belhaven University (MS)


Jordan Simpson, Operations Manager

Jordan Simpson

Manager, Systems & Talent

Education:

Indiana University (BA)

Vanderbilt University (MPP)


Janai Douglas, School Director for MSCG

Janai Douglas, School Director for MSCG

Janai Douglas

School Director

Memphis Scholars Caldwell-Gunthrie Elementary School

Education:

Tennessee State University (BA)

Christian Brothers University (MEd)


Melissa McCall, School Director for MSFK

Melissa McCall, School Director for MSFK

Melissa McCall

School Director

Memphis Scholars Florida-Kansas Elementary School

Education:

Lane College (BA)

Freed Hardeman (MEd)

Walden University (EdD)


Heather Johnson, School Director for MSRE Middle School

Heather Johnson, School Director for MSRE Middle School

Heather Johnson

School Director

MSRE Middle School

Education:

Ursinus College (BA)

 

Contact & Map

Memphis Scholars Caldwell-Guthrie

951 Chelsea Ave. 
Memphis, TN 38107

901-236-0105

Memphis Scholars Florida-Kansas

90 W. Olive Ave.
Memphis, TN 38106

901-416-7874

MSRE Middle School

1380 Pennsylvania Street

Memphis, TN 38106

901-236-0110