Circles of Success Learning Academy is located in Memphis, TN and is one of 122 elementary schools in Memphis City School District. It is a charter school that serves 207 students in grades K-5.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Circles of Success Learning Academy made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Tennessee in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Circles of Success Learning Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2009)
In 2009, Circles of Success Learning Academy had 72% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Tennessee had 55% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Memphis City School District spends $9,401 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 36% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Memphis City School District District
In 2011, Circles of Success Learning Academy had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Tennessee average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.