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Cesar Chavez Academy K–2 Vernor Campus

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -2nd
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Enrollment 455 Students
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Type Of School Charter
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Start/End Time 7:55 am - 3:20 pm
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Before/After Care Yes/Yes
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Uniform Yes
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Accepting New Students No arrow_downward See below
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Student/Teacher Ratio 15:1

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Points of pride

Students have music, gym and art every week. We are technology-rich with iPads
and SMART Boards in each classroom and offer after-school tutoring and fun clubs. Staff provides extra support
for enrichment and students who are academically at risk. Our school wide "Be a Star" promotes a safe environment that caters to the social-emotional needs of our students while maintaining high expectations.


Mrs. Gabriela Jaime
School Leader

Gabriela Jaime began her career at Cesar Chavez Academy in 2001 as an LRE-Aide while completing her Bachelors in Special Education at Wayne State University. She soon moved into the classroom and taught a first and second grade split class from 2002-2004, and continued as a first grade teacher until 2006. In 2007 Mrs. Jaime joined the Special Education team, and provided services to students in an inclusive setting. Gabriela Jaime became the School Leader at Cesar Chavez Academy in 2011. In 2013 Mrs. Jaime received her Master’s in Leadership Administration through Madonna University.

Management Company

A Member of the Saginaw Valley State University Community

Location & Contact

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8126 W. Vernor
Detroit, MI
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Phone Number +13138439440
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Bell Times

07:55 am - 03:20 pm


Yes, Transportation is Provided

Transportation is offered from building to building. All students are eligible. Parents can visit the school office for more information

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Enrollment Details
Enrollment 455
Accepting New Students?


Application Required Yes
Application Priorities
Enrollment Instructions

Families can apply at our main office or can apply online. Birth certificate, vaccination record report card is required to enroll. Kindergarten also requires a physical

Academics & Activities


The curriculum at Cesar Chavez Academy is all encompassing. We follow guidelines mandated by the Michigan Department of Education.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Our school provides students with music, art, gym and science lab weekly. We also provide students with fun clubs that change every year based on teacher talents.

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Academic Offerings

We have a highly structured schedule that includes lots of hands on learning, technology, and student interaction. We also provide students with targeted interventions in reading and math.

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
1:1 Technology
Field Trips


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School Safety Culture

Our school has a family friendly environment. Our Be A Star program allows for social-emotional learning while keeping learning expectations high.