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Greetings from David Ellis Academy in Detroit, Michigan! We are a tuition-free public school serving students in the elementary grades. With our combined emphasis on core academic mastery and leadership-oriented learning opportunities, we set a foundation of success for our students that will serve them well throughout their lives. We’re passionate about helping students become independent thinkers and lifelong learners, because we believe, in the words of Nelson Mandela, that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

As you browse our website to learn more about our school, we’re convinced you’ll see that our outstanding academic curriculum, highly-qualified teachers, and nurturing environment are just some of the many reasons families throughout Detroit and the surrounding areas make David Ellis Academy their school of choice.
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Field Trip to See Hidden Figures

The 5th - 8th Grade students will be attending a field trip to see the award-winning HIDDEN FIGURES at the AMC Southfield. Please check with your child for the permission slip.

Delayed Start Today, January 17

Due to icy road conditions, we will have a 2 hour delayed start. School will begin at 10:00 a.m. Staff are expected to arrive by 9:40 a.m. Drive safely and we'll see soon.

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Trimester Ends
Date: 3/10/2017
Report Cards
Date: 3/17/2017
AAA Assembly (DEA)
Date: 3/24/2017, 8:30 AM 9:30 AM
Location: David Ellis Academy, Schaefer Highway, Detroit, MI, United States
Leader in Me Assembly (DEAW)
Date: 3/29/2017, 8:30 AM 10:30 AM
Location: David Ellis Academy West, 19800 Beech Daly Rd, Redford Charter Twp, MI 48240, USA
Half Day of School (Staff Professional Development)
Date: 3/31/2017, 7:50 AM 11:30 AM


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