Alternative Education Schools

Special Designations

CS
Community School
These schools offer an array of services to parents and children. Examples include homework assistance, child care, technology skills, parental and prenatal training, language and literacy development and more.
ES
Excellent Schools Detroit Top School
One of our schools that made nonprofit Excellent Schools Detroit’s list of recommended schools in the city, based on test scores, site visits and student and teacher evaluations.
IS
Innovation School
Schools with expanded innovative programs, such as STEAM, public Montessori, dual language immersion, expanded Academy of Blended Learning, additional accelerated academic programs and smaller high school communities.
M
Montessori School
Montessori programming, according to the American Montessori Society, is a child-centered approach to learning that allows kids to follow their interests and learn through a combination of movement, collaboration and concentration.

Alternative Education Full-Service Schools/Campuses

Name / Address Lead Administrator Telephone
2 schools listed
Detroit Lions Academy
10101 E. Canfield
Alean King
Principal
(313) 852-9677
West Side Academy of Information Technology and Cyber Security
4701 McKinley
Andrea Ford-Ayler
Principal
(313) 456-8000

General Education Schools with Alternative Education Programing

Special Designations Name / Address Lead Administrator Telephone
6 schools listed
CS   Detroit International Academy for Young Women
9026 Woodward
Pamela Askew
Principal
(313) 873-3050
  Detroit Lions Academy
10101 E. Canfield
Alean King
Principal
(313) 852-9677
  Durfee Elementary-Middle School
2470 Collingwood Street
Ricardo Martin
Principal
(313) 252-3070
CS   Fisher Magnet Upper Academy
15491 Maddelein Street
Harry Coakley
Principal
(313) 866-7233
  Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men
2001 W. Warren
Berry Greer
Principal
(313) 596-3555
  West Side Academy of Information Technology and Cyber Security
4701 McKinley
Andrea Ford-Ayler
Principal
(313) 456-8000