Kindergarten seats are moving fast. Now Accepting Applications for 2022-2023!

Compass Community Schools is a group of six K – 12 tuition-free, public charter schools. We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. The lottery date was December 9, 2021. We are now in open enrollment. All remaining seats will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. For more information about enrollment, please contact the Compass campus of your choice.

If you are looking for a strong academic program paired with character development, Compass is the place for you!
*Please note you must be five on or before 8.15.2022 to register for Kindergarten.

Liz Woodcock, Staff Title IX Coordinator: ewoodcock@compassmemphis.org

Latisha Harp, Student Title IX Coordinator: lharp@compassmemphis.org

Campus Locations

How to Apply

We’re always excited to help new students get enrolled. Whether you are an existing Compass student or will be new to the Compass family, the admissions process begins in the fall one year before the projected school year of entry   (Fall 2021 for the 2022-23 school year).

Current Students

All current students should complete their intent to return immediately. If you have not completed your intent to return, you are in danger of losing your spot for the 2022-23 school year.
*If you have not seen your intent to return form, call your campus office and the secretary will be able to help you.

New Students

New Students should apply online for the 2022-2023 school year via the link below. The lottery will be run on December 9, 2021 and you will be notified immediately by email. Please make sure that the email address that you use to apply is valid so we may contact you. Any remaining seats will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.

*Please note students must be five on or before 8.15.2021 to register for Kindergarten. If for any reason you cannot access the online application, call 901.618.7422 for a paper application or email registration@compassmemphis.org. A school representative will be able to assist you.

Future Students

Students who are interested in a school year past 2022-23, please complete our contact form and a school representative will be in touch to add you to our mailing list for future admission notifications.

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Eligibility for Enrollment

Our Enrollment Policy

Application to, and enrollment in, the school will be open to students who live within Tennessee, in accordance with Tennessee State law. We value diversity and inclusivity; we will not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, home language, housing status, disability, or need for special education services. We believe that every child can learn and achieve regardless of socio- economic status, ethnicity, disability, or academic achievement. Every student – no matter his/her academic, personal, and/or home situations – will be afforded equal opportunity to enroll and attend the school.

How to secure your spot

After the lottery, you will be notified that your child has a seat at one of our six campuses. You MUST ACCEPT your seat within 72 hours. If you do not accept your seat it will go to the next child in line.

Once you have accepted your seat, your child’s spot is secured until registration. Use this time to get your registration documents ready. You will be contacted by a school representative with details.

Required Documentation

  • Document 1

Certified copy of student’s birth certificate (not the mother’s copy).

  • Document 2

Signed copy of student’s shot records.  Here is a sample *Shot records must be on the TN Immunization Form and signed by your healthcare provider.

  • Document 3

Two approved proofs of residence dated within the last 60 days.
Current MLGW bill or municipal water bill

  1. Lease/rental agreement
  2. Mortgage statement/deed
  3. Public assistance/government benefits
  4. Real estate tax receipt
  5. Shared residence verification (ask your campus secretary) *This is only necessary when 2 other proofs of residence are not possible.
  • Document 4

Copy of the parent/guardian’s valid driver’s license or state-issued ID.

  • Document 5

Copy of student’s most current grades or recent report card.*This is not required for Kindergarten.

Our Schools

Compass Community Schools is a group of six K – 12 tuition-free, public charter schools proudly serving the following Memphis communities. Click on any school in the list or on the map for more info.

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3880 Forrest Avenue, 38122
Memphis, TN

901.323.2162

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Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2540 Hale Road, 38112
Memphis, TN

901.866.9084

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Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3690 Thomas Street, 38127
Memphis, TN

901.358.7431

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Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3572 Emerald Street, 38115
Memphis, TN

901.546.9926

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9th – 12th Grade

61 N McLean Boulevard, 38104
Memphis, TN

901.276.1221

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Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2718 Lamar Avenue, 38114
Memphis, TN

901.743.6700

view school page

Our Schools

Compass Community Schools is a group of K – 12 charter schools proudly serving the following Memphis communities. Tap on any school in the list or on the map for more info.

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3880 Forrest Avenue, 38122
Memphis, TN

901.323.2162

view school page

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2540 Hale Road, 38112
Memphis, TN

901.866.9084

view school page

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3690 Thomas Street, 38127
Memphis, TN

901.358.7431

view school page

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3572 Emerald Street, 38115
Memphis, TN

901.546.9926

view school page

9th – 12th Grade

61 N McLean Boulevard, 38104
Memphis, TN

901.276.1221

view school page

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2718 Lamar Avenue, 38114
Memphis, TN

901.743.6700

view school page