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Cornerstone Jefferson-Douglass Academy

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 650 Students
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Type Of School Charter
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Start/End Time 8:00 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 44:1
Enrollment

Enrollment Deadline

August 8

Application Required

Yes
How to Apply

Points of pride

Located on a beautiful, 19-acre campus on Detroit’s east side, the Cornerstone Jefferson-Douglass Academy opened as a Cornerstone Charter School in 2017. This school offers an excellent education to students in grades K-8 in a clean, safe, nurturing environment. Highly-qualified, passionate faculty and staff create lessons that are challenging, relevant, and meaningful, while caring for the whole child. Cornerstone utilizes technology to ensure that students are competitive and have many opportunities to master material at their own pace. Building good character is infused in everything we do. We expose students to career options from an early age, so that they may explore occupations that align with their purpose and passion. Academic achievement, excellent character, and career awareness provide our students with the tools they will need to lead fulfilling lives.

Leadership

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Mrs. Angela Ingram and Ms. Wendy Senkbeil
Principal

Management Company

A Member of the Cornerstone Jefferson-Douglass Academy Community

Location & Contact

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Address
6861 E. Nevada
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Detroit, MI
48234
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Phone Number +13133141300
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Bell Times

08:00 am - 03:45 pm

Transportation

No, Transportation is not Provided

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 650
Accepting New Students?

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

Application Required Yes
Application Priorities Siblings of Current Students, Former students, Children of staff, Children of board members
Enrollment Instructions

Apply online.

Academics & Activities

Support Programs

Top Activities

A robust character and culture program at every grade level; a beautiful, expansive campus in a neighborhood setting; a proven curriculum, refined by Cornerstone's 28 years in education; a family school culture, focused on the needs of the individual child; active, involved Parent Teacher Organization; student government in 5th - 8th grade; Q.U.E.E.N.S. / P.R.I.N.C.E.S.S. mentoring groups for young women in 4th - 8th grade; Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts; extracurricular activities including chess, African Dance, Praise Dance, sports, book clubs, and Bricks 4 Kidz (robotics); Annual Science Fair, International Fair, Daddy/Daughter Dance and more.

Top Activities
Sports
Sports
Dance
Music
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Student Clubs
STEM/Robotics
Academic Games/Competition
Chess

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Tutoring
Honors society
Arts
Foreign Languages
Computer lab
1:1 Technology
Field Trips
Virtual/online classes

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

School Safety Culture

We have developed an emergency operations plan for school buildings and trained all staff in school safety. All visitors to Cornerstone are scanned through an ID and real-time background check system. We have added additional security personnel for home athletic events and all schools use restorative justice practices.