How good are the schools in Memphis, TN?

Memphis encompasses 26 public elementary, middle and high schools. Memphis also has 97 private schools. Eleven high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 4.4 /10

How we calculate this.


Memphis has a lower score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
78,318
Total Teachers
5,188

Student-Teacher Ratio

15:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Memphis

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.