Henderson Academy

16101 W Chicago, Detroit MI, 48228

Phone: (313) 852-0512 • Fax: (313) 852-0523

Principal: Deborah Manciel

About Us

Henderson Academy is dedicated to creating a center of excellence with the expectation that all students can and will learn. We believe that in order to create a strong foundation we must see ourselves as change agents.


  • Tutoring/Extended Day Program
  • Accelerated Reading/Math
  • Destination Reading/Math
  • Creative Writing
  • Physical Education
  • Computer Labs
  • Netbooks
  • Robotics
  • Special Olympics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Mobile Library
  • Mobile Dentist
  • Volunteer Reading Corps
  • Lenscrafters Partnership
  • Wayne State University Tutors
  • Michigan State University Mentors
  • Parent Resource Room
  • Parent Café Workshops
  • Academy of Teacher Cadets-Breithaupt Career and Technical Center
  • Cheerleading
  • Basketball

High Quality Pre-Kindergarten

More information about Pre-K Programs

About the Principal

As a National Board Certified Educator, Ms. Manciel brings a repertoire of knowledge in the areas of curriculum, instruction and assessment. Her goal is to provide research based practices for teachers to implement intervention strategies for students in order to build a strong academic foundation.

Our Vision

To create a student-centered learning environment with high expectations where every child is engaged in effective best practices. Our teachers dive deep into data in order to differentiate instruction, and parents are active participants in monitoring their child’s education by building professional learning communities.

Our Mission

The mission of Henderson Academy is to ensure that all students reach the high academic performance standards they need to be successful at each grade level and beyond.

Uniform Requirements

Shirts/Blouses: White.
Pants/Skirts: Black or Blue.

Bell Schedule

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