Shelby County Schools

  • Keystone was named a national No Child Left Behind- Blue Ribbon School sponsored by the U. S. Department of Education. This is a national recognition program that honors schools for outstanding academic achievement.                                                             
  • Keystone received the Eagle Award, Bronze Award and Silver Award for meeting all or most academic goals in promotion, achievement, and attendance.                                                          
  • Dr. Weedon, school principal, was named West Tennessee Environmental Education Administrator of the Year in September, 2011.                                                                             
  • Keystone's Outdoor Classroom has earned national and local recognition, including being named a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation, receiving a Third Place from Memphis City Beautiful for the "Beautify your School " contest, being recognized as a member of the Tennessee Environmental Education Association, and becoming a pledge member with the Tennessee Pollution Prevention Partnership.
  • Grants and gifts have been given to Keystone for its efforts in environmental education by Lowe's, First Data, Welch's, Farm Bureau Insurance, Donors Choose, and Memphis City Beautiful.
  • Keystone was the recipient of a Community Reading Oasis donated by the Energizer Corporation in partnership with Scholastic. The grant provided bookshelves, bean bags, a rug, a listening center, and over 1,200 books to furnish the Keystone Oasis. Energizer’s total donation was in excess of $10,000. 

  • In 2015, Keystone was named a "Kitchen Community School". We began construction during the summer and finalized the project shortly after school started. If you want to find out more about our involvement in The Kitchen Community Schools,click on the clink below to see to see why we are so excited about this program.


  • Keystone Elementary has 3 National Board Certified Teachers:  M. Biggs, M. Taylor, and D. Graham.

  • According to the Tennessee Report Card, Keystone is a Safe School and 100% of Keystone's teachers are Highly Qualified.

  • Keystone won top honors in "The Commercial Appeal" newspaper's 2011 Garden of the Year contest in the vegetable category.
Shelby County 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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