Detroit Leadership Academy Middle/High School
5845 Auburn St. Detroit, MI 48228
Phone: (313) 769-2015
Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary
13550 Virgil St.Detroit, MI 48223
Phone: (313) 242-1500
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 eleventh grade and our first graduating class will be next 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.