Lausanne Collegiate School

1381 W Massey Rd
Memphis, TN 38120-0381
     Tel: (901)474-1000
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 861 students
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Lausanne Collegiate School is dedicated to small class sizes and differentiation for students. There are many opportunities for one-on-one time with teachers for better understanding of concepts. Classes offer the opportunity for open dialogue and reflection in addition to inquiry and research.
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Lausanne Collegiate School is dedicated to small class sizes and differentiation for students. There are many opportunities for one-on-one time with teachers for better understanding of concepts. Classes offer the opportunity for open dialogue and reflection in addition to inquiry and research.
Hands-on projects such as robotics in the Lower School provide early preparation for the International Baccalaureate Programme at Lausanne Collegiate School.
Students in PK-3 through 4th grade enjoy daily Mandarin and Spanish classes at Lausanne Collegiate School. Lausanne's 5th-8th graders have the option of specializing in Mandarin, Spanish or French. Conversation Mandarin is also offered in Middle and Upper School and the 9th-12th graders have the opportunity to study Spanish and French or independent studies of Japanese or Latin.
Lausanne Collegiate School students represent 57 different countries and a wide variety of opinions, thoughts and backgrounds. This diversity and open-mindedness provides a supportive community in which the individual is celebrated and empowered.
Lausanne Collegiate School offers a wide variety of performing arts activities including chorus, band and theatre. Early introduction to music begins in PK-3 with Orff instruments and singing. Each division produces a musical and the Upper School provides an additional drama. The Conservatory provides private and group instrumental lessons as well as dance and performing arts ensembles.
The Lausanne Lynx won the Tennessee State Boys Basketball Championship in 2013. The athletic program at Lausanne Collegiate School provides engaging physical education classes for PK-3 through 8th grade students and a wide variety of sports participation for every age. Parents and teachers are encouraged to use the athletic facilities as well.
Lausanne Collegiate School is a 1:1 technology school. Every 5th -12th grader uses his or her own personal laptop or tablet throughout the school day. PK-3 through 4th grade students enjoy a 2:1 laptop program provided in their classrooms in additional to interactive smart boards.
The Thematic Approach to learning in the Middle School at Lausanne Collegiate Schools challenges students to approach subjects through different themes such as origins, connections, conflict and paradigms. This creates more breadth and depth in their research and discussions and prepares them for the International Baccalaureate Programme.
To celebrate the success of the senior class, the PK - 11th grade students at Lausanne Collegiate School line the hallways for the seniors college t-shirt walk. Each graduating class has a 100% acceptance rate to 4-year accredited colleges and universities. Empowered for their own individual journeys, students attend a wide variety of schools.
The International Baccalaureate Programme in the Upper School and the preparation for the IB provided in the Lower and Middle Schools at Lausanne Collegiate School provide students with the opportunities for open dialogue in the classroom as well as the development of research and writing skills to prepare them for the rigors of college and university life.
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Lausanne Collegiate School is the only independent International Baccalaureate School in the state of Tennessee and the only PK-3 through 12th grade IB World School in Memphis.
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Lausanne offers an innovative, student-centered, college-preparatory and global education for boys and girls in grades PK-3 through 12th grade.
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Lausanne's student body represents 57 different countries and a wide variety of opinions, thoughts and backgrounds. The curriculum is designed vertically to give every student a chance for success in the IB programme and beyond.
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Each year 100% of Lausanne graduates receive acceptance to 4-year accredited colleges and universities.
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For example, the 71-member class of 2013 matriculated to 53 different colleges and universities and received over $11.8 million in scholarships.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1926

Student Body

Total Students 861 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Lausanne Collegiate School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Pre-K $12,500 JrK-SrK $14,400 Grades 1-4 $16,200 Grades 5-12 $18,200
Admissions Director Laura Trott
Admissions Associate Courtney Spring

School Notes:

Lausanne’s Mission: To prepare each of its students for college and for life in a global environment. Lausanne's core values expressed in The Lausanne Way create a mission-appropriate environment for teaching and learning.

The Lausanne Way

We create a joyful and challenging learning process.
We encourage continual self-reflection.
We provide opportunities to succeed.
We embrace global mindedness.
We forge meaningful relationships.
We build character through service to others.
We empower individuals to seek their own journeys.

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

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