Elvis Presley – Humes High School

Humes Middle School (formerly Humes High School) where Elvis Presley graduated in 1953.  (photo by Halpaugh)

Humes Middle School (formerly Humes High School) where Elvis Presley graduated in 1953. (photo by Halpaugh)

659 N. Manassas, Memphis, TN.

Many schools can claim famous alumni, but only one high school can claim the King of Rock and Roll – L.C .Humes High School in Memphis. Elvis Presley graduated from Humes High School on June 3, 1953. Today the school is Humes Middle School and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to Presley’s attendance.

Required Listening:

  1. That’s Alright
  2. Mystery Train
  3. Baby Let’s Play House
  4. Lawdy Miss Clawdy
  5. Good Rockin’ Tonight



Humes High School, now a middle school, where Elvis Presley attended high school.

Humes High School, now a middle school, where Elvis Presley attended high school.

 

Map of Memphis TN

Map of Memphis TN.