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Eighth Graders learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

at the North American International Auto Show

Anti-Bully Rally

Mr. Morris Addresses Students and Parents at the Honors Assembly

Eighth Graders learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) 

at the North American International Auto Show

DEA was featured on the WORD Network for it's Community Service Efforts for Flint

Just a Few of the 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Award Recipients

Second Graders at DEA Learn Hands-On Science

Welcome

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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DEA Delivers Water to Two Flint Charter Schools

DEA Delivers Water to Two Flint Charter Schools

Wow!! What an amazing day of Community Service! Thank you everyone involved in the efforts! Parents who donated water, students who helped load the water and deliver it to Flint, Staff who planned everything from start to finish. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed. It will make a difference to those students and their families at the Flint Charter Schools! ‪#‎DEAServingTheCommunity‬

DEA: Featured on the WORD Network for the Flint Water Community Service Efforts

DEA: Featured on the WORD Network for the Flint Water Community Service Efforts

Two of our 4.00 GPA students, Jewell Redman (DEAW) & Carrie Estes (DEA) were invited to The Word Network to speak w/Dr. Jamal H. Bryant to discuss our Flint Charter Schools Community Service water donation project. They did an amazing job! A huge thank you to David Sheffield and the WORD Network for affording us this opportunity.

DEA Holds a Water Drive for Flint Charter Schools

DEA Holds a Water Drive for Flint Charter Schools

In an effort to assist with the ongoing water crisis, DEA will be providing water to two Flint Charter Schools. 

We are asking for your help by donating a case(s) of water (12 bottles or more) from January 21st -29th.  Please join us in this effort to help others in need. You may bring the case of water to the main lobby.

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