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Gestalt Community Schools

We leverage community assets to empower citizens who will be college-ready, career-ready, and community-ready.

Now enrolling for our 2017/2018 school year!

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Power Center Academy High School

PCAHS is an academic and athletic powerhouse where scholars learn to think globally and act locally.

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Power Center Academy Middle School

At PCAMS, we power up our minds with knowledge, we power up each other with encouragement, and we power up our community by giving back.

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Power Center Academy Elementary School

At PCAES, we’re gearing up to give back!

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Nexus STEM Academy Elementary School

Nexus STEM Elementary prepares scholars to be innovators, collaborators and problem solvers by empowering them with strong academic knowledge, 21st century skills, personal values and self-confidence to succeed in our ever-changing world.

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Nexus STEM Academy Middle School

Nexus offers innovation and inspiration at every level. We aspire to grow faster than the world around us.

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Now enrolling for our 2017/2018 school year!

Our Story

With schools failing, families filing for bankruptcy and foreclosure, and businesses leaving a struggling community in Memphis, TN, Yetta Lewis and Derwin Sisnett saw a need for education and community revitalization. They worked to develop a community-based school that would address both.

Our Values
Achievement Achievement
Community Community
Humility Humility
Innovation Innovation
Zeal Zeal

Our Impact

Our Impact

Gestalt means “a whole greater than the sum of its parts.” We aim to integrate education and community, working with partners to achieve more than any of us could alone: a true gestalt.

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Featured Partnership

Featured Partnership

The Charter School Growth Fund is a nonprofit that identifies the country’s best public charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps to increase their impact.