The NEW
Transportation-STEM Academy
At Historic East High School!

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Optional Schools
160 S. Hollywood Street
Coe Building - Room 106
Memphis, TN 38112
Phone: 901-416-5338

2017-18 Optional Schools Application Process

  • Bar-coded applications available January 23 – 26
  • Bar-coded applications due by 5 p.m. January 27 (online, mail or in person)
  • Non-bar-coded applications now available in all 46 Optional schools
  • Non-bar-coded applications available in the Optional Schools office after January 26

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE APPLICATION DETAILS. VIEW OUR FAQS FOR MORE INFO.

NO MATTER WHAT YOUR CHILD'S GOALS AND INTERESTS ARE, YOU CAN FIND A GREAT FIT IN ONE OF OUR UNIQUE AND COMPETITIVE OPTIONAL PROGRAMS.
With 46 elementary, middle and high school programs across Shelby County
you can always find and optional school nearby.

The Optional Program has a longstanding legacy of excellence in Shelby County. Free of tuition, our schools provide creative and rigorous coursework and extra-curricular programs led by teachers who inspire and challenge high-performing students to achieve their best. Each of our schools has a specialized learning focus, such as Enriched Academics, College Prep, International Studies, International Baccalaureate (IB), Creative & Performing Arts, Health Science, Automotive Technology and more. Entrance requirements vary by school program. We invite you to learn more by calling or visiting any of our Optional schools, or contacting the Optional Schools Department at (901) 416-5338.