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Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary
May 9, 2019
Tennessee’s state-run district has a new look. Here’s why the Achievement School District invested in rebranding.
The Achievement School District underwent an$11,600 makeover this year – including a new logo and website – as part of changes under leader Sharon Griffin.
March 28, 2019
Tennessee’s education chief talks accountability during visits to Memphis turnaround schools
Here's what Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn had to say about the Achievement School District in Memphis.
back in action
December 3, 2018
It’s a ‘breath of fresh air’ to be back in school, Georgian Hills educators say after three weeks off following heating issues
On Monday morning, the elementary school in Frayser held classes for the first time since Nov. 13, when cold temperatures put the building’s boiler out of commission.
October 25, 2018
Griffin: ‘Students who live in poverty should learn in luxury,’ but state-run schools are far from luxurious
Many Memphis schools are in need of better environments, but schools in Tennessee's lowest performing district are too low in priority for building repairs, said Sharon Griffin.
How I Lead
May 18, 2018
This Memphis principal says supporting teachers and parents helped pull her school out of the bottom 10 percent
This year, Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary left not only left the bottom 5 percent of Tennessee schools but moved out of the bottom 10 percent
October 20, 2017
Four Memphis schools improve enough to exit ‘priority’ list, including one in Achievement School District
The moves are significant, as only 16 percent of “priority” schools have moved off of the state’s 2012 and 2014 lists.
August 1, 2017
Two state-run Memphis schools to start late due to roof damage
Students at Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary School will be relocated to nearby Frayser Achievement Elementary until the roof can be replaced.
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