Detroit Leadership Academy is a Free Public Charter School Academy that serves just under six hundred students from pre-kindergarten to high school at two campuses. Our elementary campus is located on Virgil Street just east of Telegraph off of the Jefferies Service Drive in Detroit. DLA Elementary has a 100% Free and Reduced Lunch population and is in the heart of the Castle Rouge Neighborhood. Our students represent families from across the city with a large population from Castle Rouge, Brightmoor, and Cody Rouge. DLA Middle/High School is located at the corner of Evergreen just north of Ford Road. This school specifically serves students sixth through twelth grade and our first graduating class will be this year in 2017. The Middle/High School has a 98% Free and Reduced Lunch population serving similar communities as our elementary. The Academy is committed to providing an educational program focused on preparing students for success at the next educational level and to be accepted to and graduate from college. To that end, the Academy provides high-quality instruction, timely and targeted intervention and an Academy culture centered on high expectations and support. The Academy believes all students can achieve at the highest levels when provided with: a proven, research based instructional program; challenging and aligned standards; opportunities to build ownership; a focus on preparing students for high-level writing; and effective intervention.
Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy was created as the dream of the Detroit Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. It is now the nation's first Delta-affiliated high school and upholds the values of the visionaries while preparing students to advocate for social justice issues in their communities and worldwide. Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice high school is providing a unique opportunity for Detroit's young people who will finish high school college-ready and well-prepared to earn a college degree and pursue careers in social justice. Students learn in a safe, supportive and academically challenging high school environment. Through community service projects and opportunities to experience careers in social justice first hand, Delta Prep students learn how to make a difference in the world by helping others achieve equity, access, and equality in their mindsets and endeavors.
Detroit Innovation Academy's mission is to provide a stimulating and supportive environment that empowers students to achieve their greatest potential and to be leaders in the community. Our students are engaged in powerful learning experiences that are engaging, rigorous, relevant and reflective because highly qualified and passionate teachers build meaningful relationships with their students to encourage a passion for learning. Detroit Innovation Academy is located at the junction of Plymouth and Southfield Roads inside New Providence Baptist Church. Detroit Innovation Academy serves 325 kindergarten through eighth grade students within the communities of Brightmoore and Cody Rouge. There are multiple partnerships that work with Detroit Innovation Academy to provide students with the skills and confidence necessary for success in college, work and life. These partnerships include the YMCA, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Achievement Network, Girls on the Run, and the Skillman Foundation.
Detroit Collegiate High School (DCHS), a new public school option, authorized by Grand Valley State University and managed by Equity Education, will open its doors on Detroit’s northeast side in the fall of 2017. This exceptional educational experience will offer an unparalleled educational opportunity for students and families in a current desert of high quality options.
Mission: Detroit Collegiate cultivates a love of learning and pursuit of excellence by developing student competence, confidence and character through a focus on active, student-centered learning and a classical approach to education upon which successful, empowered and courageous lives are built and sustained.
Vision: Detroit Collegiate envisions a school where a community of learners – both students and adults – cultivate passions, explore new interests and examine new perspectivesto co-create and acquire knowledge, both in and out of the classroom.
Why Detroit Collegiate?
We will provide:
· A focus on creating discerning, empowered thinkers, that are able to transfer knowledge and build ownership.
· A classical approach to education.
· A rich and challenging academic program of study.
· Strong academic arts and personal programs.