DISTRICT OVERVIEW

The Achievement School District (ASD) was established as a local education agency within the Tennessee Department of Education by the Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 with the district’s first cohort of schools officially launching in 2012. The district’s specific function is to serve as an intervention in turning around schools that require more attention and support in order to improve student performance.

The Achievement School District is comprised of schools that are directly run by the district’s staff and a larger subset of schools that are operated by charter management organizations (CMOs) that have been authorized by the district.

MISSION

The Achievement School District will develop every child to reach his or her greatest potential by providing a quality, well-rounded education.

VISION

The Achievement School District will equip every student with the knowledge and skills to take full advantage of future opportunities in citizenship, leadership, and life.

CORE VALUES

Courage
Equity
Excellence
Integrity
Ownership
Teamwork
Urgency

LEADERSHIP

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Lisa R. Settle

Interim Superintendent

lsettle@tnasd.org

Michael Bates

Chief of Schools and Student Support;
Title IX Coordinator

michael.bates@tnasd.org

Alethea Henry

Chief of Instructional Support and Science Director

alethea.henry@tnasd.org

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Stephanie Ramsey

Central Office Administration Manager

sramsey@tnasd.org

Achievement School District
1219 Whitney Ave
Memphis, Tennessee 38127
901-416-3119 phone