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Creativity. College. Career.
It all starts here!

Public School Academies of Detroit's Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School has a relentless focus on giving young students the building blocks they need for success in creativity, college and career:
  • The ability to read, write and do math at or above grade level.
  • A firm foundation in art and design.
  • The desire and tools to work together in creative ways to solve real human problems.
  • An enduring love of learning.
Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School serves approximately 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 

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 K-12 district has received national recognition for our innovative learning practices. Learn more.
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  • Febraury Newsletter Greetings Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School families.We are excited to present to you our newsletter for the month of February. Click the link below to read a ...
    Posted Feb 6, 2017, 8:23 AM by D'Angelo Farmer
  • Now Accepting Applications for the 2017-2018 School Year Creativity. College. Career. It all starts here! Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School is now accepting applications from new students for Fall 2017-18 school year. Visit the Admissions section of ...
    Posted Jan 31, 2017, 12:35 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • School Closed - Jan. 17, 2017 Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School will be closed on January 17, 2017 due to icy road conditions. 
    Posted Jan 17, 2017, 3:54 AM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • January Newsletter Happy new Year HFA family! Click here to find January's newsletter with important messages from our teachers and principal.We look forward to your involvement in this month ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2017, 12:26 PM by D'Angelo Farmer
  • School Closed - Dec. 12 Due to inclement weather, Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School will be closed tomorrow - Monday, December 12th.
    Posted Dec 11, 2016, 4:05 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
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2016-2017 PSAD Meeting Schedule 

Please note that the date, time, and  location of the 
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time, and location of the PSAD Board meetings, please 
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