Now Accepting Applications for 2023-2024! Enroll Now.

Compass Community Schools is a group of six K–12 tuition-free, public charter schools. We are now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year. The lottery process was finalized on December 12, 2022, any remaining seats will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.

If you are looking for a solid academic program paired with character development, Compass is the place for you!

*Please note you must be five on or before 8.15.2023 to register for Kindergarten.

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

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

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 2022 for the 2023-24 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 2023-24 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

At this time, new Students should contact the campus they are interested in attending. The lottery process was finalized on December 12, 2022, any remaining seats will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.

*Please note students must be five on or before 8.15.2022 to register for Kindergarten. You may enter your child’s date of birth here to check for Kindergarten eligibility.

*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 interested in a school year past 2023-24, please complete our contact form, and a school representative will be in touch to add you to our mailing list for future admission notifications.

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 if your child has a seat at one of our six campuses. You MUST ACCEPT your seat before 12/31/2022 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

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2540 Hale Road, 38112
Memphis, TN

901.866.9084

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3690 Thomas Street, 38127
Memphis, TN

901.358.7431

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3572 Emerald Street, 38115
Memphis, TN

901.546.9926

9th – 12th Grade

61 N McLean Boulevard, 38104
Memphis, TN

901.276.1221

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2718 Lamar Avenue, 38114
Memphis, TN

901.743.6700

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

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2540 Hale Road, 38112
Memphis, TN

901.866.9084

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3690 Thomas Street, 38127
Memphis, TN

901.358.7431

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

3572 Emerald Street, 38115
Memphis, TN

901.546.9926

9th – 12th Grade

61 N McLean Boulevard, 38104
Memphis, TN

901.276.1221

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

2718 Lamar Avenue, 38114
Memphis, TN

901.743.6700