Memphis City Schools



Knowledge Quest Teenage Academy is a program that offers an awesome experience of intellectual advancement and character development through hands-on learning, and artistic and sports activities. 

The mission of Knowledge Quest is to vigorously equip youth to maximize their potential through intellectual and character development.  The vision of Knowledge Quest is to transform lives by expanding minds. 

Knowledge Quest is a member of the United Way Agency.



1340 WLOK Radio is no stranger to the Memphis and surrounding areas.  A subsidiary of Gilliam Communications, INC., AM 1340 WLOK Radio Station has been a consistent voice in the community. In 1977 it became the first African American owned radio station.

The mission of WLOK is to provide responsible Gospel entertainment to its total community with special emphasis on the hopes and aspirations of African Americans.  The station is a Tennessee Historical Landmark.


The River City (TN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated 

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 12,000 professional women of color in 270 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.


The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis currently operates eight traditional Clubs and one Technical Training Center serving the youth of Memphis. Our Clubs are strategically placed in areas of at-risk youth in neighborhoods of high poverty and crime. Each Club location is open Monday - Friday from 2-8:00 pm and operate on a day schedule during the summer and most days when schools are closed for holidays, breaks, etc.


Additonal Partners

Memphis Police Youth Crime Watch

LeBoneur Teen Parenting Program



Please contact  Mrs. Chandra Boddie (901) 435-1768 if you would like to become an adopter and join us in our efforts to continue to prepare our students as global competitors.


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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