College Prep

Kirby Middle School



College Prep

Kirby Middle School cougars are on the road to college, leadership and life.

We offer free after school programs, academic enrichment and holds an unwavering belief in students' potential.

What Makes Kirby Middle School Unique

Kirby Middle School is a charter middle school located in Memphis, TN. We serve students from the Hickory Hill and Tchulahoma areas. Kirby Middle serves a diverse population of students and provides services to meet the varied needs of its population, from EL and special education services to homeless and gifted students.

Kirby Middle is new to the Green Dot Public Schools TN family, but has made a tremendous impact on the community, partnering with all stakeholders to build a great neighborhood school. Kirby Middle enrolls students in grades 6 through 8.

“I come from a strong family of educators who believe in teaching children, reaching children while working in communities to change their circumstances. The vision I want people to walk away with is that Kirby Middle School is a central location for the larger community.”

-Deadre Ussery, Principal, Kirby Middle School 


About Green Dot Public Schools

Eight Green Dot high schools are ranked among the top 10% of schools nationally by US News & World Report, with four being in the top 5%.

Students enter Green Dot schools testing in the bottom 10% but are matching the graduation rate for the state.

These same students are 4 times more likely to graduate college-ready than students in neighboring schools.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee

4950 Fairley Rd.
Memphis, TN 38109

Phone: (901) 730-8160

GDPST prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability or need for special education services. GDPST welcomes and serves students regardless of English language proficiency, disability, or need for special education services.