Enroll Today for the 2024-2025 School year



Enroll Today for the 2024-2025 School year



Enroll Today for the 2024-2025 School year

Welcome to Coleman School!
Coleman School is a K-8 school located in the heart of the Raleigh community.

Coleman School is a Title I school.


Grades: K-8
School Number: 8050


3210 Raleigh Millington Road,
Memphis, TN 38128 United States


Phone: 901-567-7068









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Meet Our Team

Latoya Jeems


Latoya Jeems has acquired 15 years as a critical thinking educator with an imaginative spirit who believes all children are capable of success when given the necessary tools to reach their fullest potential. Of the 15 years, Latoya has served as a building principal for 3 years.

Principal Jeems qualifications are attributed to the degree completion at Mississippi Valley State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After which, she attended The University of Memphis where she received a Master of Education in Teaching Instruction and Curriculum. Her concluding degree was earned at Freed Hardeman University where she obtained an Education Specialist Degree.

Latoya Jeems has worked in turn around schools alongside great leaders with record success. The success can be attributed to implementing a comprehensive instructional plan, developing strategic operational strategies, creating effective ways to build teacher capacity and cultivating a culture of two-way communication between all stakeholders for the betterment of scholars. Mrs. Jeems believes Coleman School is a premier school where everyone will actively participate in the success of each scholar.

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Avis Robinson

Assistant Principal K-2

Avis Robinson is the Assistant Principal of K-2 Instruction at Coleman School. She has worked as a professional educator, coach and education director. Avis holds an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where she earned the honor of class valedictorian. She also holds a graduate degree in Elementary Reading and Literacy from Walden University.
Avis’s most treasured personal values are integrity, creativity, and excellence. These values guide Avis’s decision making, relationships, and products, and are visible in how she expresses her full self in the work environment. Outside of work, Avis enjoys crafting, watching crime dramas, reading fiction, and most of all, sharing quality time with her tribe.
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Catasha Holt-Brown

Assistant Principal 3-5

A Mississippi native, Catasha Holt-Brown’s role as an educator began over 20 years ago. She is a graduate of The University of Mississippi, University of Phoenix, and Freed-Hardeman University. Mrs. Brown has worked as a teacher, a school improvement coordinator, professional learning coach, and as a school administrator. As an avid learner, she believes that learning should not cease, but should continue throughout one's life and career. She also believes that being a lifelong learner enhances personal attributes and exposes one's life to unknown dimensions. She will continue to strive endlessly to maintain the delicate foundation of education by serving the wonderful students at Coleman School.
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Jennifer Collins

Development Coach of Instruction

Jennifer Collins is a Florida native and has been an educator for 10 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Florida State University and a Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University. In 2013, Jennifer joined the Memphis Aspire Charter Network- now Journey Community Schools- as a second grade educator and has since fallen in love with both the Orange Mound and Raleigh communities. One of her favorite successes as an educator is making learning engaging and joyful for all students.

Jennifer has served the Greater Memphis community in various roles such as a K-2 Educator, K-2 Instructional Lead Teacher, Mentor Teacher and currently as the Development Coach of Instruction. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys walking nature trails with her foster dog, Matty, volunteering with her sorority and the Junior League of Memphis, working out and spending quality time with her friends and family.

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Kimberly Parks

Assistant Principal 6-8

A Native Memphian, Ms. Parks’ journey as an educator started 10 years ago with Memphis City Schools, now formerly known as Shelby County Schools. She is a graduate of Lane College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Because of her life-long passion for education and commitment to changing the narrative for students in low-income communities, she pursued her Master’s Degree in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment at Freed-Hardeman University.
In 2015, Ms. Parks joined the Aspire Hanley family, as a 5th grade teacher. At Hanley, she served as an educator, mentor teacher, and 3-5 Math instructional lead for four years. She also worked very closely with the regional team in the K-8 Math Working Group for Phase I and Phase II. In 2018, she was selected as Teacher of the Year. Currently, she is serving as the Development Coach of Instruction for Math and Science for 3rd-5th grades.
Ms. Parks stands firmly on the belief of creating and being the change we want to see in order to change the narrative for our students. She loves teaching and building meaningful relationships with all stakeholders. She is a strong advocate for creating life-long memories with students!
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Principal’s Message

Greetings Journey Coleman Community! 

It is with great pride and excitement that I serve as your school principal. I’m honored to lead a school where excellence is displayed in and out of the classroom daily.      

Coleman has earned a reputation of academic excellence through the hard work of students, teachers, parents and staff. The growth and achievement of students are both highlights of the passion every teacher embodies.  Journey Coleman is proud to deliver challenging academic courses, academic enrichment to include an explicit prescription for what each scholar needs, bi-weekly student clubs, athletic programs and various arts programs.    

At Coleman, we believe that we are creating a tradition of excellence that will eliminate barriers making the impossible possible.  It’s important for our scholars to be connected to school through positive relationships and to have a strong sense of belonging.  I believe that every scholar can learn and be successful if provided with the right conditions.  Our teachers and staff are committed to providing all students with an appropriate and challenging educational experience in a respectful environment that fosters learning and growth.   

I look forward to meeting each of you to establish and maintain a positive relationship that will lead to improved student achievement and growth.

Thank you for choosing Coleman School and allowing my team and me to work with your children each day. 


Latoya Jeems, Principal

Key Dates

• First Day: August 7, 2023
• Fall Break: October 9- 13, 2023
• Thanksgiving Break: November 20- 24, 2023
• Winter Break: December 21, 2023- January 3, 2024
• Spring Break: March 11-15, 2024
• Last Day: May 24, 2024