ASD News


Leaders of the New Schools: Diana Bey, Cornerstone Prep-Denver Campus

We’re back with our third installment of Leaders of the New Schools. This week, we’re excited to introduce Diana Bey, principal of Cornerstone Prep-Denver Campus in Frayser.



Unwavering commitment to students in Tennessee’s Priority Schools

When we made the decision to work with the ASD, we knew we signed up for the hard, rewarding work of school turnaround. We also understood the intense scrutiny and pressure that go along with doing something that has never been undertaken in our city or state.



Achievement School District Responds to YES Prep’s Decision to Pull Out of Memphis

YES Prep Public Schools (“YES Prep”), a highly successful public charter operator, applied to and was authorized by the ASD to run schools in Tennessee, matching with Airways Middle School (Memphis) for an August 2015 opening. Within the last 24 hours, the ASD was notified by YES Prep Public Schools of their decision not to open a school in the 2015-16 school year.


Upcoming Events

  • TCAP Reading, Math and Science Assessments–April 28-May 4
  • TCAP Social Studies Field Test–April 13-May 8
  • End of Course Assessments (English I, II, II; Algebra I and II; Biology; Chemistry)–May 4-8
  • End of Course Asssessments (U.S. History)–April 13-May 8
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The ASD is student focused and people powered. We’re looking for humble people with true passion and grit for this kind of work. We are ready to do whatever it takes to put our students on an expanded life path. Together, we are creating the best place to work in Tennessee – where no day is a bad day and every day we achieve.

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