About Us

Bornblum is Memphis’ Jewish community school where students from different socio-economic and Jewish backgrounds learn together in an environment of mutual respect.

Student Profile

  Total Students:  108

  Lower School Students (Kg-5th): 74

  Middle School Students (6th-8th):  34

  Kindergarten Students:  19

  Boys/Girls Ratio:  58%/42%

 Students Qualifying for Duke Tip:  67%

  Student Retention: 98%

Faculty/Staff Profile

  Number of Teachers:  25

  Student/Teacher Ratio:  6:1

  Advanced Degrees: 60%

  Average Years Teaching:  11

  Israeli Faculty:  6

  CPR Certified: 100%

Family Affiliation

  Anshei Sephard:  11%

  Baron Hirsch: 22%

  Beth Sholom:  18%

  Chabad:  11%

  Or Chadash:  1%

  Temple Israel:  31%

  Unaffiliated: 6%

Accreditation and Affiliations

Bornblum was re-accredited in 2018 by AdvancED, the premier school accrediting organization in the southeast United States.  Together with its affiliations with Memphis Association of Independent Schools and Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, Bornblum enjoys oversight and resources that help us stay on the cutting edge of general and Jewish studies education.