Wayne Elementary School

10633 Courville Street, Detroit MI, 48224-2403

Phone: (313) 866-0400 • Fax: (313) 866-2022

Principal: Senta Ray-Conley

About Us

At Wayne Elementary, we take pride in working to meet and exceed expectations when it comes to providing our students with the tools they need to succeed.   Our high rate of qualified teachers, dedicated parents, and strong community involvement is the key to increasing academic achievement. The school enrolls Pk-5th grade students, allowing them to explore expeditionary learning.

The Wayne School community of students, parents, citizens and staff believes we can accelerate learning for all students using researched-based strategies. We work collaboratively to provide a safe, clean, orderly environment for our students with the goal of having each student meet or surpass the State of Michigan’s levels of achievement.

We have partnerships with Greater Zion Baptist church, Starbucks Cooperation, Front Porch Inc., Best Way Auto, University of Detroit Law School and other business and community organizations.  Students participate in extra-curricular activities such as the Cheerleading, Dance Club, and Science Club.  The school is located in the heart of a residential neighborhood at 10633 Courville in Detroit.


Accelerated Reading/Math, Technology, Physical Education, Science clubs, National Elementary Honor Society, Book clubs, Recycling program, School garden, Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball and a Local School Community Organization (LSCO). Increased partnerships with neighboring colleges, libraries and community centers provide art, music, dance, drama, and foreign languages during or after-school to enrich the curriculum.  Volunteer Reading and Business Corps, Church/Civic mentors/tutors have also joined to enhance Wayne curriculum.

High Quality Pre-Kindergarten

More information about PreK programs

Additional Offerings

  • All Day Preschool
  • All day Pre-School
  • After School Tutoring
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Reading Lab (lending library)
  • Parent Classes—Parent University
  • Computer Lab
  • Peer Mediation
  • Parent Book Club
  • Adult Mentors (Wayne County)

Our Staff and Our Vision

Wayne Elementary offers Detroit students an enriched, nurturing environment where staff  members strive to become leaders in achievement, innovation and teacher quality. We also strive to teach students to value learning and to be successful in school, society and work by providing a challenging and nurturing learning environment.  We work in partnership with families and the community, preparing children to be leaders in a diverse, ever-changingworld.

Our Mission

The mission of Anthony Wayne Elementary is to educate and support all students by providing them  with the foundational tools necessary to be successful when they leave Wayne to go on to their next educational experience.

Commitment to Academic Success

At Wayne Elementary Schoo,l we are committed to increasing student academic success by:

  • Supporting and retaining a highly qualified collaborative staff
  • Seeking resources to meet the needs of diverse learners through Professional Learning Teams
  • Involving parents and the community in the educational process
  • Providing a safe and positive environment that motivates students to succeed

Uniform Requirements

Top: white, light, or yellow
Bottom: navy blue or black

Bell Schedule

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