Garvey Academy



2301 Van Dyke Street, Detroit MI, 48214-3958

Phone: (313) 866-7400 • Fax: (313) 866-7382

Principal: Shelia Davis

About Us

Marcus Garvey Academy, which serves students in grades Pre-K to 8, offers a high-performing, African-Centered Learning Environment that places an emphasis on cultural awareness, global learning and community service. The strength of the program is a focus on culture and self-awareness. Garvey Academy believes in building students’ self-esteem, self-respect and pride to raise student achievement. Marcus Garvey Academy’s indicators of student success include continuous improvement, commitment to community empowerment and a love of lifelong learning. The school features $8.6 million in building upgrades and renovations of academic and community areas.

Offerings

  • Tutoring/Extended Day Afterschool Programs
  • Chess Club, Urban Gardening, The Science Explores Club, African Dance, African Drumming
  • In-School Full-Service Health Clinic School Community Agencies and Services
  • Glee Club, Music, Computer Courses
  • InsideOut Literary Arts, Academic Games, Girls & Boys Read Program
  • Boys and Girls Basketball, Middle School Football, Physical Education, Swimming Classes
  • Adult Computer Literacy Class, Parent Resource Center
  • Fitness Park, Partnership with Butzel Family Center Recreation Center
  • Specialized Programs for Autism-Spectrum

Bell Schedule

  Morning Afternoon Half Day
Mon–Thur 9:00 AM 4:10 PM 12:15 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 3:20 PM