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Cesar Chavez Academy Middle School

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Quick facts

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Grades Served 6th -8th
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Enrollment 618 Students
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Type Of School Charter
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Start/End Time 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Before/After Care No/No
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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 25:1

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Points of pride

César Chávez Academy Middle School provides a safe atmosphere of academic excellence that promotes thinkers and problem solvers who work cooperatively with respect in an inclusive environment.

We offer our students...
​Excellence in education is what César Chávez Academy Middle School has to offer:
Spanish classes for grade 6-8
STEM programming
Multi-cultural experiences
Physical education, art, performing arts
Second language learning (ESL- ELL) classes
Extracurricular activities, athletics, clubs and field trip opportunities
Robotics,Academic Games, Media Arts
Skiing Program
Mosaic Art theater
DAPCEP - (Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering) Classes
Saturday (Parent and student academic enrichment ) Classes

We Believe...
We believe in meeting the diverse needs of our students by ensuring family involvement is key to student success.

We believe the learning process must encompass engaging, hands-on multi-sensory activities based on student interest and ability to promote academic excellence and inclusion.

We believe that all students will be prepared to become positive, productive members of the community.

We believe the community helps build the foundation for success.

We believe that every child will be prepared to become positive, productive members of the community.


Mrs. April Hines-Jenkins
School Leader

Mrs. Jenkins has worked in school administration for The Leona Group schools for over 15 years. She has serviced Cesar Chavez Academy as School Leader of the Middle School for 5 years.

Management Company

A Member of the Saginaw Valley State University Community

Location & Contact

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6782 Goldsmith St
Detroit, MI
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Phone Number +13138420006
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Bell Times

07:30 am - 03:00 pm


Yes, Transportation is Provided

Transportation is offered to students and families for free. Bus routes occur between district schools.

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Enrollment Details
Enrollment 618
Accepting New Students?


Application Required No
Application Priorities Siblings of Current Students
Enrollment Instructions

César Chávez Academy will accept open enrollment applications in March. Students may apply to César Chávez Academy by filing out an application with the following documents:

* Birth certificate
* Shot record
* Current report card
* Parent/Guardian ID
* Physical (Kindergarten students only)

If your child receives services for special needs, please also include a copy of the most current IEP.

If the number of applicants for a classroom exceeds the space available, a random selection lottery will take place. Dates and times will be announced.

Academics & Activities


Cesar Chavez Academy Middle School follows the state approved curriculum for grades 6th through 8th. Common Core State Standards and state approved standards are embedded and closely followed.

Support Programs

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Top Activities
Student Government
Student Clubs
Academic Games/Competitions

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Honors classes
Honors society
Foreign Languages
Computer lab
1:1 Technology
Field Trips


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School Safety Culture

CCAM offers a robust PBIS system that encourages character development, alternatives to suspension, anti-bullying programming, and individualize support for students.