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Barack Obama Leadership Academy

10800 East Canfield St.
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48214
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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -5th
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Enrollment 391 Students
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Type Of School Charter
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Start/End Time 8:30 am - 3:45 pm
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Before/After Care Yes/Yes
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Uniform Yes
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Accepting New Students Yes arrow_downward See below
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Student/Teacher Ratio 22:1
Enrollment

Application Required

Yes
How to Apply

Points of pride

Leader In Me School
African Centered Approach

Leadership

Picture of Cha-Rhonda Edgerson, the Co-Principal of Barack Obama Leadership Academy
Ms. Cha-Rhonda Edgerson
Principal

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.

Management Company

A Member of the Barack Obama Leadership Academy Community

Location & Contact

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Address
10800 East Canfield St.
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Detroit, MI
48214
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Phone Number +13138236000
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Bell Times

08:30 am - 03:45 pm

08:00 am - 02:00 pm (Friday)

Transportation

Yes, Transportation is Provided

Transportation is provided to all areas on the Eastside of Detroit

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 391
Accepting New Students?

Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Application Required Yes
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

There is an application on our website. Call 313-823-6000 for more information.

Academics & Activities

Curriculum

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.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Track and Field won 1st place
3rd-5th grade Basketball won 2nd Place

Top Activities
Sports
Sports
Theater
Dance
Arts
Leadership and Mentoring
Student Government
Student Clubs
STEM/Robotics
Chess

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Tutoring
STEM
Arts
Computer lab
Field Trips

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

Partnerships

School Safety Culture

BOLA uses Restorative Practices when dealing with discipline. We also abide by our bullying policy.