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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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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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  • Now Accepting Applications for the 2016-2017 School Year Creativity. College. Career. It all starts here! Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Visit the Admissions section of our web site ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2016, 11:15 AM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • School Re-Opens Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Dear HFA: SCS District Families and Staff,We closed our schools today because late Sunday night students made us aware of a Twitter feed with a threat of someone bringing ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2016, 1:57 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • School Closed - Monday, January 25, 2016 Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School Families: You may be aware that there was a threat made on Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies and a number of other local ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2016, 3:18 AM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • Writing Night Join HFA teachers and staff Wednesday, January 20th from 4:30 - 6:00p.m. for Writing Night! Come write your own adventure and live it with your child Wednesday, January ...
    Posted Jan 17, 2016, 4:18 PM by D'Angelo Farmer
  • January Newsletter Greetings Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School families.We are excited to present to you our newsletter for the month of January. Click the link below to read a ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2016, 9:44 AM by D'Angelo Farmer
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