Idlewild Elementary School

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1950 Linden Ave

Memphis, TN 38104

(901) 416-4566

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 460

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Idlewild Elementary School

Idlewild Elementary School is an excellent school. The staff is very friendly and interactive with the students and parents. The children get a quality education.

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

I love Idlewild the principle and teachers are amazing. If you want the best education for your child I recommend you send them to Idlewild.

Posted by a parent on 01/06/14

My daughter is entering the first grade this school year and so far I am highly impressed with Idlewild Elementary. My child is reading on a second or third grade level. I loved her kindergarten teacher. She was so involved with the students and the parents. I pondered on sending my child to private ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/02/11

I'm a student at Idlewild and I love it. I've been there since kindergarden. My conduct in kindergarden wasn't so great, but the teachers helped me with that. I am currently in the fifth grade and an A and B student. Ihave a very tight bond with the teachers and principal. I am also in C.L.U.E.(creative ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/15/11

We moved from a private school to Idlewild, and had our pick of private schools in Memphis. We were very impressed with the quality of the students' work and the professionalism of the teachers--- it was better than comparable samples from the elite, college-prep private school our child was also accepted ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/10

My son has been at this school sence second grade, he is now in the fifth grade. He had a rocky start second grade okay, third grade his first six week in miss swift class he made strait F's and one D, We both cried because i was helping as best as i could, But after that i talk to the principal, concelors ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/09

My three children were previously attending private schools. Once I visited Idlewild I was hooked. The teachers not only educate my children they nurture them as well taking time to offer special learning tips. Enrollment has increased but classes are still small enough for students to get individualized ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/08

I have two kids who walk to Idlewild. Its a great neighborhood school and the staff is excellent.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/08

I have been an Idlewild parent for 5 years. My oldest son is now is in his first year at middle school and doing extremely well. I currently have a daughter in the 5th grade and a son in 3rd grade at Idlewild. My children look forward to going to school each day. The teachers are great, the administration ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/08

I have 2 children at Idlewild and we couldn't be more happy with the school. We could well afford to send our children to private schools but have chosen to educate them at Idlewild because we believe it is better. The teachers we have had are all fabulous and there are so many extra classes that they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/08

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Test scores for Idlewild Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Idlewild Elementary School
Memphis City School District
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Memphis schools — Idlewild Elementary School is located at 1950 Linden Ave, Memphis TN 38104. 1950 Linden Ave is in the 38104 ZIP code in Memphis, TN The school district for Idlewild Elementary School is the Memphis City School District. Idlewild Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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