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Jalen Rose Leadership Academy

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Quick facts

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Grades Served 9th -12th
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Enrollment 420 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 No/No
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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 18:1
Enrollment

Application Required

Yes
How to Apply

Points of pride

At JRLA, scholars graduate and enroll in college at rates far exceeding rates for students across the states. The Class of 2019 enrolled in college at a rate higher than any other open enrollment school in Detroit.

Leadership

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Mrs. Wendie Lewis
Principal

Management Company

A Member of the Central Michigan University Community

Location & Contact

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Address
15000 Trojan St.
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Detroit, MI
48235
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Phone Number +13133973333
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Bell Times

08:00 am - 03:30 pm

08:00 am - 01:00 pm (Friday)

Transportation

No, Transportation is not Provided

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 420
Accepting New Students?

Yes - 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Application Required Yes
Application Priorities Siblings of Current Students
Enrollment Instructions

Families can download an enrollment packet at www.jrladetroit.com/enroll or pick up an enrollment packet from the school.

Academics & Activities

Curriculum

JRLA provides a leadership-focused education that engages and inspires youth to achieve at the rigorous level necessary to ultimately graduate with a college degree. Scholars are provided with an authentic academic experience which builds both the skill and will necessary to be successful in high school and beyond. Immersed in the culture of college, scholars will not only receive extensive college exposure via university tours, but also be required to pass at least one Advanced Placement course to assist in a seamless transition into college.

Support Programs

Top Activities

In addition to academic credit, JRLA requires all scholars to earn enrichment credit in order to be promoted or to graduate. To support scholars in earning this credit, we offer a robust and diverse series of extracurricular programs and activities designed to intentionally cultivate key non-cognitive capacities and soft skills linked to a variety of improved life outcomes.

Top Activities
Sports
Sports
Arts
Leadership and Mentoring
Student Government
Student Clubs
STEM/Robotics

Academic Offerings

All JRLA scholars must take at least one advanced placement course in order to graduate. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are classes designed to expose scholars to the rigors associated with college level courses. In May of every year, the College Board holds national tests for AP scholars. Passing these examinations can earn the scholar college credit.

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Tutoring
Honors classes
Honors society
STEM
Foreign Languages
Field Trips
AP Classes

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

No

Partnerships

School Safety Culture

The Scholar Code of Conduct (SCC) establishes expectations that create a learning environment conducive to positive development.

The creation of a safe and respectful environment with rigorous standards of personal accountability is both conducive to effective teaching and learning, and it is the bedrock of non-cognitive development, which is the cultivation of skills that are not necessarily found on a test, yet are most important to success and well-being.

When the SCC is practiced properly, classrooms and hallways become places where scholars can develop a growth mindset, feel a sense of belonging, recognize the purpose of their work, and find a clear path to self-belief.