Where strong academics and creativity work hand-in-hand.


Where strong academics and creativity work hand in hand...
Public School Academies of Detroit's Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School serves nearly 380 students from kindergarten through 5th grade.


As a public charter school, all enrolled students attend tuition-free. Academic ability is not a factor in 
admission.

HFA: Elementary School is one of 51 Detroit schools to "make the grade" on Excellent Schools Detroit's new report card. (Detroit Free Press, Aug. 7, 2013)

10225 Third Street 
Detroit MI 48202
(313) 826-1159

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What Parents are Saying

Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School’s staff and curriculum have provided my son with support and encouragement to reach his fullest potential. I have seen a tremendous growth in my son beyond what we thought possible. The staff is dedicated, caring and engaged to a degree I have never seen before in any school setting..."
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Our school has a relentless focus on giving young students the foundation they need to be prepared, creative, passionate, and curious learners. 

First, that means making sure that your child can read, write and do math at, or above, grade level. It means engaging all of our students through project-based learning, providing a firm foundation in art and design at a time when such subjects are being cut by many schools, and instilling a love of learning from their very first day at HFA: Elementary School - building blocks for success in middle and high school, and beyond.

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Latest News & Info

  • Back to School Information for Families Dear Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School Families: I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Seth N. Petty, Sr. and I am so excited to ...
    Posted by Lisa Kreinbring
  • Parent Meeting - Tues. July 29, 6pm New and returning families - please join us in welcoming Mr. Seth Petty, the new Principal of Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School, at a special event on Tuesday, July 29 from ...
    Posted by Lisa Kreinbring
  • June Newsletter Greetings HFA: Elementary School families. We are proud to present to you our newsletter for the month of June and the final newsletter of the 2013-2014 academic year. Click ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2014, 5:04 PM by Timothy Smedley
  • Letter to Families May 21, 2014 Subject: Leadership Transition  Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School Families: Beginning in July 2014, Dr. Curtis Lewis will make an important transition as he steps into the role ...
    Posted May 21, 2014, 1:35 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • Mark Your Calendars The last day for HFA: Elementary School afterschool activities will be Tuesday, May 27th. 
    Posted May 19, 2014, 9:12 AM by Lisa Kreinbring
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