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 

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 Rally - August 27, 4:30-6:00pm HFA: Elementary School Families - join us in the school yard for our Back to School Rally! We look forward to seeing you there.
    Posted Aug 21, 2014, 1:43 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • 2014-2015 Academic Calendar Our District academic calendar for the 2014-2015 school year is now available for download.
    Posted Jul 25, 2014, 10:54 AM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • 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 Jul 24, 2014, 12:12 PM 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 Jul 24, 2014, 12:01 PM 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
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