Memphis Junior Academy

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The Memphis Junior Academy is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children.
A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools.
We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs.
We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-10
  • Enrollment: 52 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Memphis Junior Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-10
Year Founded
1910

Student Body

Total Students
52 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Memphis Junior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniforms through Dennis Larose

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Kelvin Dela Paz
Admissions Associate
Sara Nelson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Student Association, Yearbook Club
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Memphis Junior Academy cost?
Memphis Junior Academy's tuition is approximately $8,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Memphis Junior Academy?
The acceptance rate of Memphis Junior Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.
What is Memphis Junior Academy's ranking?
Memphis Junior Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Memphis Junior Academy?
The application deadline for Memphis Junior Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Memphis Junior Academy located?
Memphis Junior Academy is located in the East Memphis neighborhood of Memphis, TN. There are 8 other private schools located in East Memphis.

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Memphis Jr Academy is perfect for my children. The teachers are wonderful and caring and the Christ centered curriculum is just what our children need.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-10
  • Enrollment: 52 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Memphis, TN is $11,064 for elementary schools and $11,481 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Memphis, TN is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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