Points of pride
African Centered Approach
Cha-Rhonda Edgerson is the Co-Principal of Barack Obama Leadership Academy. While receiving her formal training at the Universities, Cha-Rhonda acquired knowledge through her courses in school improvement systems, as well as experience in summative, formative and interim assessments and student data analysis.
A Member of the Detroit Public Schools Community District Community
Location & Contact
Yes, Transportation is Provided
Transportation is provided to all areas on the Eastside of Detroit
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|Accepting New Students?||
Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
There is an application on our website. Call 313-823-6000 for more information.
Academics & Activities
The Academy’s K-8 curriculum is aligned to the CCSS. The academy’s curriculum focuses on the core content areas in ELA, math, science, and social studies. We utilize the Curriculum Crafter 3.0 Tool (CCT) to create a comprehensive scope and sequence, as well as rigorous units and lessons for all K-8 units of study.
Track and Field won 1st place
3rd-5th grade Basketball won 2nd Place
|Leadership and Mentoring|
Is there a parent advisory council?Yes
Parents Are Teachers Too (P.A.T.T) is BOLA's parent organization that meets monthly. This advisory group helps in every facet of the school.
School Safety Culture
BOLA uses Restorative Practices when dealing with discipline. We also abide by our bullying policy.