Hutchison School

1740 Ridgeway Rd,
Memphis, TN, 38119-0381
Tel: (901)761-2220
Grades: PK - 12 | 909 students
Hutchison School is dedicated to academic excellence and to the parallel development of mind, body, and spirit as it educates young women for success in college and for lives of integrity and responsible citizenship.
Hutchison is an independent day school for girls, offering a challenging college preparatory program in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
While preserving time-honored traditions and respect for its founding on Christian principles and values, Hutchison is a non-denominational school welcoming students of all faiths and teaching appreciation for the differences among us.
Within a structured and nurturing environment, Hutchison encourages each student to develop a lifelong joy of learning, to sharpen her intellectual curiosity, to cultivate artistic expression, and to strive for physical well-being.
The entire school community, students, administrators, parents, and teachers work together to reinforce each student's self-reliance and commitment to shaping the future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1902

Student Body

Total Students 909 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 121 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus - AB, AP Calculus - BC, AP Chemistry, AP English - Language/Composition, AP English - Literature/Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP Human Geography, AP Latin - Vergil, AP Music History, AP Physics - B, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 3D Design, AP Studio Art - Drawing, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP United States History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit this link for information on tuition costs according to grade. Hutchison offers financial assistance to those families who demonstrate financial need.
Admissions Director Maureen Collins, LS/MS/US Admissions
Admissions Associate Tracy Alexander, EC Admissions


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports BasketballBowlingCross CountryDanceGolf
Track and FieldVolleyball
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 103 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 3-D Sculptures, 4-H Club, Academic Knowledge Bowl, Advisory Program, Amnesty International, Animal Activists, Art, Art Club, Arts 360, Ascensus Society, Athletic Council, Beaded Jewelry-making, Bridge Builders, Cards, Anyone?, Cartoon Drawing, Chapel Committee, Chaplains, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Chinese Honor Society, Choir, Class Officers, Co-Edge Peer Facilitators, Community Service, Community Service Council, Computer Programming, Cooking, Creative Writing, Crest Society, Cum Laude, Current Events, Destination Imagination, Digital Photography, EC/LS Outreach, Earth Club, Embroidered Bracelets, Enterprise Society, FIT Club, Fashion, Fashionistas, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Finance Club, Fitness/Exercise Club, Football, French Club, Garden Bees, Global Ambassadors, Government Club, Group Dance, Hand Crafts, Honor Council, International Culinary Society, International Thespian Society, Intro to Sign Language, Invisible Children, Junior Classical League, Knowledge Bowl, Lamp Building, Latin Honor Society, Live Poets Society, MS Chronicles, MS Playlist, Model United Nations, Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, Multicultural Student Association, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Peer Council, Philanthropic Literacy Board, Photography, Pilates/Yoga, Psi Nu Sigma Science Club, Quill and Scroll, Recess Remix, Rock 101, Rogers Scholars, Sara Frey History Society, Science Club, Science and Space, Scrapbooking/Digital Scrapbooking, Sculpture, Service Club, Sketchbook/Drawing, Sociedad Honoraria, Société Honoraire de Français, Spanish Club, Spelling Bee, Spirit, Spirit Club, Stress Relievers, Student Life Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Techno Bees, Technology Council, Thespians, Thumbprint Art, Tri-M, Ultimate Frisbee, Wilson Society, Wordsmith, Youth In Government, Youth Legislature, Zumba 3-D Sculptures, 4-H Club, Art, Art Club, Arts 360, Cards, Anyone?, Chaplains, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Choir, Class Officers, Cooking, Crest Society, Cum Laude, Current Events, EC/LS Outreach, Earth Club, FIT Club, Fashion, Fashionistas, Finance Club, Football, French Club, Garden Bees, Group Dance, Hand Crafts, Honor Council, Knowledge Bowl, Lamp Building, MS Chronicles, MS Playlist, Orchestra, Peer Council, Photography, Pilates/Yoga, Recess Remix, Rock 101, Science Club, Sculpture, Service Club, Spanish Club, Spelling Bee, Spirit, Spirit Club, Techno Bees, Thespians, Thumbprint Art, Tri-M, Wilson Society, Wordsmith, Zumba, Academic Knowledge Bowl,
Advisory Program,
Amnesty International,
Animal Activists,
Ascensus Society,
Athletic Council,
Beaded Jewelry-making,
Bridge Builders,
Cartoon Drawing,
Chapel Committee,
Chinese Honor Society,
Co-Edge Peer Facilitators,
Community Service,
Community Service Council,
Computer Programming,
Creative Writing,
Destination Imagination,
Digital Photography,
Embroidered Bracelets,
Enterprise Society,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Fitness/Exercise Club,
Global Ambassadors,
Government Club,
International Culinary Society,
International Thespian Society,
Intro to Sign Language,
Invisible Children,
Junior Classical League,
Latin Honor Society,
Live Poets Society,
Model United Nations,
Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society,
Multicultural Student Association,
National Honor Society,
Philanthropic Literacy Board,
Psi Nu Sigma Science Club,
Quill and Scroll,
Rogers Scholars,
Sara Frey History Society,
Science and Space,
Scrapbooking/Digital Scrapbooking,
Sociedad Honoraria,
Société Honoraire de Français,
Stress Relievers,
Student Life Council,
Students Against Destructive Decisions,
Technology Council,
Ultimate Frisbee,
Youth In Government,
Youth Legislature,

School Notes:

    Hutchison is dedicated to academic excellence and to the parallel development of mind, body, and spirit as it educates young women for success in college and for lives of integrity and responsible citizenship. The transformation from an inquisitive girl into a resilient and independent young women is wondrous.  Throughout her life, a Hutchison alumna will be supported by the strength of her Hutchison education - a complete and value-centered education that has enabled her to define who she is and what matters most in the world around her and will serve her well in all areas of her life. A Hutchison alumna embodies excellence as she continues to build a sense of responsibility by: 
    • recognizing and constantly developing a spiritual education
    • growing and articulating a sense of identity and of integrity, ethics, and moral courage
    • valuing health, fitness, stamina, and strength
    • accepting healthful challenges and risks by demonstrating resiliency and not fearing failure
    • valuing and exercising empathy, respect, and compassion
    • discovering and practicing the various aspects of servant leadership and collaboration
    • developing a global perspective and a commitment to environmental stewardship
    • intellectual curiosity
    • critical and creative thinking and communication that utilizes analysis, imagination, synthesis, and innovation
    • diligence and persistencemastering fundamental bodies of knowledge

    Profile last updated: 03/27/2013

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The nearest elementary school is Emmanuel United Methodist Kindergarten (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lausanne Collegiate School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Recommended April 25, 2013 - This is a fantastic school, coming from an alumna. You will not find another school like Hutchison. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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