Memphis University School

6191 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38119

Founded as the Werts and Rhea School, the school is the result of a 1954 reorganization and incorporation. Conducted on a 94-acre campus, the strong academic program emphasizes college preparation and features Advanced Placement courses in the major disciplines. Study skills instruction in grade 7 emphasizes organization, note taking, reading for content, idea mapping and outlining, and exam preparation. MUS maintains a coordinate program with the Hutchison School, a girls' school whose adjacent campus allows for joint academic and leadership programs. An honor code plays a major role in school life. Students coordinate community service efforts to benefit local nonprofit organizations, churches and synagogues.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeDay — Boys Grades 7-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsBoys
Full Address6191 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38119
Year Established1893
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorEllis L. Haguewood
Applications DueDecember
Total Enrollment685
Day Students685
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