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David Ellis Academy

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 285 Students
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Type Of School Charter
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Start/End Time 8:00 am - 3:30 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 29:1
Enrollment

Enrollment Deadline

September 9

Application Required

Yes
How to Apply

Points of pride

DEA provides rigorous instruction in a nurturing and safe
environment that promotes
student growth.

Leadership

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Kenya Hildreth
Admin of School Operations

Management Company

A Member of the Detroit Public Schools Community District Community

Location & Contact

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Address
18977 Schaefer Hwy.
,
Detroit, MI
48235
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Phone Number +13139275395
Email Address dea@deaschools.com
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Bell Times

08:00 am - 03:30 pm

Transportation

No, Transportation is not Provided

Commute Time

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 285
Accepting New Students?

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

Application Required Yes
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

Complete an application by going to www.dea-detroit.com or by stopping by our office.

Academics & Activities

Curriculum

Teaching the Common Core Standards using Eureka Math, Success for All, and TCI.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Top Activities
Sports
Sports
Dance
Music
Band/Orchestra
Leadership and Mentoring
STEM/Robotics

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Tutoring
STEM
Field Trips
Virtual/online classes

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

Partnerships

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School Safety Culture

DEA uses Social-Emotional Learning Practices, such as the Peace Path established by Success for All. All students participate in circle time to have class discussions. We practice Restorative Practices, Anti-bullying policies, and we have a security guard on-site.