Points of pride
A Member of the Central Michigan University Community
Location & Contact
Yes, Transportation is Provided
Old Redford Academy Elementary School offers transportation to all students in grades K-4.
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|Accepting New Students?||
Yes - PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
|Application Priorities||Siblings of Current Students, Children of Staff, Other|
Old Redford Academy is currently accepting enrollment applications from K-12 students. The Enrollment Application is available on the District’s website at oradistrict.org, as well as the campus location.
Academics & Activities
Old Redford Academy Elementary School utilizes the following curriculum suites for K-4 academics: CKLA, Eureka Math, Edulastic, Inspire Science – Houghton Mifflin, Networks Social Studies – Houghton Mifflin, Compass Learning, and NWEA MAP Skills.
Basketball, cheerleading, robotics, Girl Scouts, and a Sister-to-Sister Mentoring Program.
|Leadership and Mentoring|
In addition to offering all core classes, Old Redford Academy Elementary School also provides music, art, media, gym, and writing to all scholars in grades K-4.
Our school is data-driven, which allows administration and staff the tools to make changes in curriculum to best suit the needs of our scholars. Each student receives an individualized learning path through Compass Learning or MAP Skills that allows the scholar to progress at their own individual rate. Our school prides itself in looking for the best cutting-edge curriculum and educational technology that will work hand-in-hand to bring out the best academic results in our scholars.
Is there a parent advisory council?Yes
Old Redford Academy Elementary School’s Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (P.T.S.O.) bridges the communication gap between the school, staff, and parents through parental-involvement opportunities. The purpose is to enhance the educational and academic experience for students, while incorporating and combining social experiences for all families and students alike.
School Safety Culture
Old Redford Academy Elementary School uses the following strategies and programs to promote a school culture of safety:
- Zero Tolerance for Bullying following Michigan State Police Guidelines.
- Detailed chart of infractions with 3 categories (Classroom Infractions, School-wide Infractions and Illegal Infractions, each with a detailed explanation for rendering a consequence).
- The elementary campus includes buzzer entries at doors, a security guard, and over 20 security cameras located throughout the campus and parking lots.
- A Dean of Students and a social worker oversee preventive programming, such as mentoring and restorative practices, to build a strong culture and reinforce safety expectations.