Memphis City Schools

The Gold Standard for

Excellence in Education

Please come visit us!

Schedule a Tour: 901.416.5993


Grahamwood Elementary:

2018 Reward School: Highest TDOE Distinction

Tennessee Department of Education

A+ School: A Best Performer in the Mid-South!

Memphis Business Journal

2018 Tennessee Lottery Award Winning Educator:

Principal Pete Johnson

2018 Outstanding Teacher Award:

Coach Andrew Martin

Memphis Parent Magazine

2017 Family Choice Award School

Memphis Parent Magazine

2016 SPARK Award for School of the Year

WKNO & cityCurrent

2018 National Elementary School Chess Champions

National Beta Club of Distinction: 2013-2018

Let's Move! Active Schools

2014-2016 National Awards Winning School


Our Vision:

Grahamwood Elementary School is an exemplary, student-centered and diverse educational community with an exceptional team of stakeholders who create a nurturing environment where all students achieve academic excellence, exhibit good character, and hopes and dreams are encouraged.


Grahamwood Elementary School:

You Can't Buy a Better Education!

Pete Johnson, Principal

3950 Summer Avenue

Memphis, Tennessee 38122

Phone:  901.416.5952

Fax: 901.416.5954

School Hours 8:15 - 3:15

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Facebook: GrahamwoodPTO

Twitter: @GrahamwoodPTO

Home of the Dragons



An SCS Optional School


Content Manager:

Dr. D. Jackson Maxwell, NBCT

Last Updated: February 22, 2019

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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