As a free public school, Hope of Detroit Academy adheres to all requirements outlined by its charter authorizer and federal and state law regarding enrollments. To receive information pertaining to enrollment, complete the Parent Enrollment Information form on this Web site, visit or call the school.
Current students are given the opportunity to re-enroll in late winter, with preference given to them and their siblings.
The school holds an advertised open enrollment period in the spring, during which any Michigan resident may apply. This year's open enrollment period is April 4-29.
In the event that any grade is over-subscribed, a public lottery will be held May 3 at 5 p.m. to determine enrollment and a waiting list.
Following the May 3 lottery dates, remaining seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The academy does not charge tuition nor discriminate in admissions policies or practices on the basis of intellectual or athletic ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, status as a handicapped person, religion, creed, race, sex, color or national origin.
DETROIT- Hope of Detroit Academy will host a groundbreaking celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. for its new middle and high school campus. The ceremony will take place at the site of the new construction, 4444 35th St., Detroit. The community is invited to attend.
The new state-of-the-art facility is expected to be complete in time for the 2016-17 school year, and will initially serve grades 5-9. The academy will add an additional grade each subsequent year to ultimately serve grades K-12. The curricular focus for the middle and high school grades will be STEM - science, technology, engineering and math.
Students in grades K-4 will continue to attend classes at Hope of Detroit Academy’s existing campus located at 4443 N. Campbell.
Hope of Detroit Academy is a Michigan Reward School, offering individualized attention with a focus on mastery of core academics, second language learning opportunities for both students and parents, computer lab, library, dress code and full-day kindergarten. The academy is chartered by Ferris State University and managed by The Leona Group.
For more information, please contact Ali Abdel, school leader, at 313.897.8720 or visit www.hopeofdetroit.com.
ABOUT THE LEONA GROUP, L.L.C.
The Leona Group was founded in 1996 by Dr. William Coats, a national leader in education reform. TLG currently manages more than 60 school sites in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio and is among the largest education service providers in the United States.
Foundational to The Leona Group is the belief that all children, regardless of ethnicity or economic status, can learn and achieve. This belief permeates throughout the organization and is vibrant in each Leona-managed school. For this reason, Leona Group schools are located in primarily urban areas where there is the greatest need for educational choice and opportunity. Leona delivers a quality choice in public school education, focusing on excellence in education in safe, caring environments. Each school program is tailored to the specific needs of its community and demonstrates continual improvement, as measured by increasing student academic achievement in concert with social, behavioral and emotional development.
For more information, visit www.leonagroup.com.
In an effort to improve system practices, Hope of Detroit Academy is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey.
In order to complete the survey, please go to: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/4972056
Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated.
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