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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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Latest News & Info

  • School Closed - Dec. 14 Due to inclement weather, Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School will be closed on Thursday, December 14th, 2017. 
    Posted Dec 13, 2017, 5:37 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • School Closed - Dec. 13 Due to the inclement weather expected throughout the day, Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School is closed today - Wednesday, December 13th, 2017. 
    Posted Dec 13, 2017, 5:26 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • MDE Partnership Agreement Parents - You may have read in the paper or heard on the news today that Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School is entering into a Partnership Agreement with the Michigan Department ...
    Posted Oct 30, 2017, 2:21 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • Water Main Break - School Closed - Thurs. Oct. 26 Due to The City’s water main break, Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School will be closed on Thursday, October 26th. The city is working diligently to rectify this issue as ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2017, 7:32 PM by Lisa Kreinbring
  • Water Main Break - School Closing - Wed. Oct. 25 Due to a water main break on Calvert Street, the City of Detroit is shutting off the water at HFA: Elementary School. We therefore have to close the elementary school ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2017, 8:04 AM by Lisa Kreinbring
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2017-2018 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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