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Ronald Brown Academy

11530 E. Outer Drive
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48224
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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 934 Students
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Type Of School DPSCD
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Start/End Time 7:30 am - 2:40 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 30:1
Enrollment

Application Required

No
How to Apply

Points of pride

Ronald Brown Academy is a school of excellence that is committed to inspiring future leaders.  Our commitment to engage every learner is defined through high-quality instruction, hands-on learning, and an integrated curriculum.  We provide an intimate school setting with passionate and dedicated teachers who seek to build positive relationships with both student and family. RBA is also supported through sustained community partnerships whose purpose is to help cultivate positive, imaginative, and innovative minds.

Leadership

school leader
Mr. Damon Pitt
Principal

Principal Pitt has served in a variety of roles as an educator, most notably that of a school leader where his dedication to student achievement has been a lifelong commitment.

Location & Contact

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Address
11530 E. Outer Drive
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Detroit, MI
48224
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Phone Number +13138862611
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Bell Times

07:30 am - 02:40 pm

Transportation

Yes, Transportation is Provided

Provided for students who attend their neighborhood boundary school and live greater than 3/4 mile from the school. For more details please see detroitk12.org/transportation or call the school. Transportation provided for exceptional education students according to their IEP. For more details, please contact the Office of Exceptional Students Parents at Frederick Douglass Academy South Wing at 2001 W. Warren Suite 166, Detroit, MI 48208-2216 or call (313) 748-6499.

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 934
Accepting New Students?

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

Application Required No
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

To enroll, parents/guardians must submit completed enrollment forms and required documentation. Visit detroitk12.org/enroll or call 313-240-4377 for more information.

Academics & Activities

Curriculum

In Kindergarten through 8th grade, District students' learning experiences push them to think critically and have meaningful experiences with content or order to build knowledge for success within and across grade levels. Schools use the EL Education curriculum for English Language Arts/Literacy, Eureka Math for Mathematics, hands-on project-based learning and labs for Science, and various primary source texts and resources in Social Studies that best match the content and subjects taught in each grade.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Afterschool Program, Afterschool Enrichment, Basketball Teams, Intervention Support, Electives

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Sports
Leadership and Mentoring

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Tutoring
STEM
Arts
Computer lab
1:1 Technology
Field Trips

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

School Safety Culture

Detroit Public Schools Community District is the only school District in the state with a fully functioning police department. In addition, to external patrols and security measures, the District has taken a whole child approach to student safety with a student code of conduct inclusive of restorative practices, a dean of culture, attendance agent and a school culture facilitator in each school and a districtwide approach to character development through our Expect Respect initiative. The Police Department's focus is based on a four-tiered strategy of crime prevention, intervention, student reintegration into the learning environment, and as a last option enforcement. The whole child commitment is supported by the methodologies of trauma informed practices.