Holmes, A.L. Elementary-Middle School

8950 Crane Street, Detroit MI, 48213-2273

Phone: (313) 866-5644 • Fax: (313) 866-2299

Principal: Tammy Mitchell

About Us

A.L. Holmes Elementary-Middle School is a K-8 school at the forefront of integrating technology into the curriculum to aid in improving academic success. Our school is implementing a hybrid model of education where the teachers collaborate and develop virtual online instruction to initiate strategies and differentiate instruction.

Students are engaged and motivated to learn as online lessons are designed to reteach, reinforce, and repeat skills & concepts to meet the highest performance standards. Parents can access and monitor student progress from anywhere at anytime to aid in their child’s success.


  • Hybrid Learning Model with Online Curriculum (Grades 3 – 8)
  • Tutoring/Extended Day Program
  • Accelerated Reading/Math
  • Science Club
  • School Garden
  • Student Government
  • Volunteer Reading Corps
  • Business/Community Partnerships
  • Georgia Street Community Collective
  • Family Resource Center
  • Online Parent Access
  • Matchbook Learning
  • Gleaners Food Bank
  • Playworks
  • Special Olympics–Project Unify
  • LSCO
  • Good School Grant for Technology
  • Project Unify for Tolerance and Anti-Bullying
  • New Computer Lab and Student Netbooks
  • SMARTBoard Technology
  • Career Day
  • Seasonal Student Performances
  • Science Fair

High Quality Pre-Kindergarten

More information about Pre-K Programs

About Matchbook Learning

Matchbook Learning is providing a fundamental and key role in the development of our hybrid learning program.  Matchbook Learning is responsible for professional development for staff, assisting students and teachers with accessing resources & materials, and establishing & meeting with our public learning community (PLC) by analyzing data to develop strategies to improve student achievement.

About the Principal

Leenet Campbell-Williams is a leader that believes all students can achieve through the implementation of differentiated instruction, integration of technology, and strong & effective teaching strategies. Mrs. Campbell-Williams invites, encourages, and motivates parents to become vocal and active participants within the school’s learning community. She has also selected teachers and other staff members who are dedicated and effective in providing academic growth in all contents.

Mission Statement

The mission of A. L. Holmes is to create an academically challenging learning environment that uses student-centered instruction with engaging activities and technology integration to support learning, the use of data to drive instruction, and is propelled by high expectations for student success.

Vision Statement

Accept challenges.  Exceed expectations.  Achieve excellence.

Uniform Requirements

Light or navy blue collared shirts.  Navy, black or khaki skirts or slacks.

Bell Schedule

  Morning Afternoon Half Day
Mon–Thur 8:30 AM 3:40 PM 11:45 AM
Friday 8:30 AM 2:50 PM




Holmes, O.W. Elementary-Middle School has closed. Please visit the closed school reports page for archived reports.