Memphis City Schools


Congratulations our Outstanding School Board !!



Downtown Elementary School

Spelling Bee Champions!


1st Place: Omarius Norphlet

2nd Place: Trinity Oler

3rd Place: Maurice Coleman

Special thanks to Mrs. Martin (Principal),our spelling bee pronouncer Ms. Williams (PLC Coach), and our judges Mrs. McGowan (PIE President), Mr. Ford (Assistant Principal), Mrs. Washburn (Music Teacher), and Mr. Willis (P.E. Teacher).

Downtown Elementary student, Sakara Ross, featured in SCS Pet of the Week



Congratulations to our Skyscrapers who received awards for their artwork from the Downtowner Magazine! Our students are featured in the March/April 2017 issue of the Downtowner Magazine.

(Click the image above to view pictures from the art reception)

Congratulations Mrs. Emmerson,

News 3 Educator of the Week!

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Downtown Elementary Hosts Mock Election

November 8, 2016

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Congratulations to Mrs. Yolanda Martin,

Principal Downtown Elementary for being a finalist (top 3) for

2016 SCS Principal of the Year

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Downtown Elementary Students

Cast Ballots in

Mock Primary Presidential Election

(Click on the image above to view video. Click here to read the Commercial Appeal article.)


"My School In 60 Seconds" with 1st grade student Jane Russell

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"My School: Downtown Elementary"

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Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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