Compass Community Schools


Across the nation, schools are closing in urban neighborhoods. Compass Community Schools represent an unprecedented example of charter schools opening in Memphis to serve students that would otherwise be left behind by the closing of neighborhood schools.

Compass opened its doors to students in July of 2019 to welcome all students and diversity in all forms: cognitive, cultural, ethnicity, gender, racial, residency status and socioeconomic.

Today, Compass serves approximately 1300 students across six campuses; our schools are intentionally small to foster a family environment where teachers can focus on the individual child. 

We believe all children learn best in an environment where caring school leaders and staff develop positive relationships with families, students and the community.

Charter Network

Hickory Hill
Orange Mound

More than 1300 students

5 K-8 Schools
1 High School

Executive Director: Kristi Baird

Our People

Jacob lawrence

Recruitment and Retention Manager

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