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Compass Community Schools

In 2019, Compass Community Schools opened it doors to start a new day in education.  Compass Community Schools prepares students for college life and lifelong success by focusing on developing the whole child. 

Compass Community Schools is a group of six K – 12 tuition-free, public charter schools proudly serving students in predominately low-income neighborhoods. 

Compass follows Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideal of education:
“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education,” our vision is to provide “true education” within a supportive, joyful, and hopeful school culture to prepare all students to be positive agents of change in our communities.

Who is this for?  |  Students, Volunteers, Donors

Year Founded  |  2019

Number Served | Over 1,400 Students Annually

Compass Pillars

Academic Excellence

Every individual is unique with individual learning styles.

character development

Compass embeds four core values across every school: respect, wisdom, courage, and servant leadership.

Service Learning

Service Learning projects allow students to apply knowledge and skills in real-world contexts.

Help Build a world-class education

As a charter school, Compass is supported by a federal and state budget. However, this does not fully cover the resources needed to level the learning gap in Memphis. 

Help build a “world-class” education for Memphis students that need it most.

Careers at Compass

Are you are passionate about preparing Memphis youth academically and in character for college and life-long success? 

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