Welcome to Cornerstone Prep School!

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Cornerstone Prep School opened in the Fall of 2022 and is the fourth school in the Capstone Education Group family of schools. CPS is a public, tuition-free, college-prep charter school located in Parkway Village and serving families in Parkway Village, Sherwood and surrounding communities. Our school location is at 5221 Cottonwood Rd. Memphis, TN 38118. We are serving students in Kindergarten and 1st Grade for the 2023-24 school year and applications are now open.

As a continuation of the CEG mission, we believe that every child in Memphis deserves access to a high-quality, college preparation neighborhood school. Dr. Dandridge is building a staff that is caring and dedicated, with an unwavering belief that all students matter and can learn at a high level.


  • Two teachers in every classroom
  • Gifted Education 
  • Prioritized Family Partnerships
  • Character Development
  • Afterschool Programs

At Cornerstone Prep School we believe that college prep begins in kindergarten, and we are preparing for 75 new kindergarten students to fill our classrooms!  At CPS there will be a key focus on literacy, done in partnership with Memphis Teacher Residency as a component of their Memphis Literacy Institute initiative. 

who to contact:

For questions or to request a campus visit, please contact our one of our staff members:

  • Principal Dr. Yolanda Dandridge: 
    [email protected], (901) 468-3059
  • Founding Operations and Administrative Specialist Stephenie Washington: 
    [email protected], (901) 416-3645
  • Director of Public Relations and Student Recruitment Herbert Dickens: [email protected]), (901) 416-2355

Click here to apply today!

All Capstone Education Group schools joyfully serve all interested scholars, including students with disabilities and EL (English Learner) students. Capstone Education Group prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability or need for special education services and gladly welcomes and serves students regardless of English language proficiency, disability, or need for special education services.

All CEG schools offer a full continuum of supports to meet the needs of students with disabilities and our English learners enjoy full participation and support through our sheltered content model with additional push-in services.

Feel free to reach out to our Director of Special Education Donna Brigham at [email protected] or call at 901-416-3640 for more information. You can also read about our EL staff and program requirements here on our Open Positions page.