Bartlett City Schools

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Bartlett City Schools is a municipal school district in Bartlett, Tennessee, in Greater Memphis.


The district headquarters are located in the building of Bartlett High School. In February 2014, the school district moved its headquarters from Bartlett City Hall into the former special education offices at Bartlett High.[1]


Following the merger of Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools in 2013, a referendum was put forth to the residents of Bartlett to form their own school district. In July 2013, the residents of Bartlett approved the referendum and Bartlett City Schools was created.[2] On December 20, 2013, the Bartlett City Schools board voted unanimously to appoint former Shelby County Schools Deputy Superintendent, David Stephens as Superintendent.[3] On August 4, 2014, Bartlett City Schools officially opened for their first day of classes [4]


Bartlett City Schools serves the following schools:[5]

Alturia Elementary School
Bartlett Elementary School
Bon Lin Elementary School
Ellendale Elementary School
Oak Elementary School
Rivercrest Elementary School

Appling Middle School
Bon Lin Middle School
Elmore Park Middle School

Bartlett Freshman Academy
Bartlett High School


In February 2014, the district approved an open enrollment policy for students who are not living in the City of Bartlett.[6]


  1. ^ Bailey, Clay. "Bartlett schools hire new employees, start move to district office." Memphis Commercial Appeal. February 17, 2014. Updated February 18, 2014. Retrieved on March 11, 2014. "Bartlett City Schools added two employees Monday, and more staff means the need for more space, hence the system’s move into its new offices at Bartlett High. Supt. David Stephens was in the new offices — the former special education department under legacy Shelby County Schools — getting furniture arranged and settling in the larger space from the system’s previous spot in the corner of Bartlett City Hall."
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  6. ^ Bailey, Clay. "Bartlett approves open enrollment school policy for non-residents." Memphis Commercial Appeal. February 27, 2014. Retrieved on March 11, 2014.

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