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Bates Academy

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 759 Students
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Type Of School DPSCD
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Start/End Time 8:30 am - 3:40 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 30:1
Enrollment

Application Required

Yes
How to Apply

Points of pride

Bates Academy is an application school for high-performing, gifted and talented students. Bates accelerates student performance by providing rigorous instruction and exceptional learning opportunities that appeal to a variety of learning styles and preferences.

Leadership

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Mr. David Bailey
Principal

Mr. David D. Bailey, M.Ed. is a product of Detroit Public Schools who has served as a community organizer and principal at Bates Academy since 2017. He furthered his education by earning a bachelor degree in elementary education and a master degree in educational administration from the University of Detroit Mercy. Principal Bailey ascribes to the philosophy that all children can learn when provided a supportive, structured, and nurturing environment. As the school leader, Principal Bailey promotes an environment where educators focus on a holistic approach to attaining individual student academic achievement.

Location & Contact

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Address
19701 Wyoming St.
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Detroit, MI
48221
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Phone Number +13134947000
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Bell Times

08:30 am - 03:40 pm

Transportation

No, Transportation is not Provided

Transportation services vary for Application Schools, please contact school directly for available services.

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 759
Accepting New Students?

Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Application Required Yes
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

Please visit detroitk12.org/applicationschools for more information or call 313-873-6345

Academics & Activities

Specialized Program

Gifted and talented program

Curriculum

In Kindergarten through 8th grade, District students' learning experiences push them to think critically and have meaningful experiences with content or order to build knowledge for success within and across grade levels. Schools use the EL Education curriculum for English Language Arts/Literacy, Eureka Math for Mathematics, hands-on project-based learning and labs for Science, and various primary source texts and resources in Social Studies that best match the content and subjects taught in each grade.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Accelerated Reading & Math, Foreign Language Classes, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, National Junior Honor Society, Afterschool Tutoring

Top Activities
Sports
Dance
Band/Orchestra
Student Government
Debate and Speech
Newspaper/Journalism
STEM/Robotics
Academic Games/Competition
Chess

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Honors society
STEM
Arts
Foreign Languages
Computer lab
Field Trips

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

School Safety Culture

Detroit Public Schools Community District is the only school District in the state with a fully functioning police department. In addition, to external patrols and security measures, the District has taken a whole child approach to student safety with a student code of conduct inclusive of restorative practices, a dean of culture, attendance agent and a school culture facilitator in each school and a districtwide approach to character development through our Expect Respect initiative. The Police Department's focus is based on a four-tiered strategy of crime prevention, intervention, student reintegration into the learning environment, and as a last option enforcement. The whole child commitment is supported by the methodologies of trauma informed practices.