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Welcome to David Ellis Academy District

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.”

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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.

Our standards are high at David Ellis Academy, and we continue to work hard on behalf of our students.



Whats New
Summer Learning Enrichment Packets

We would like to see each student continue to grow academically during the summer. The following packets will promote your child's growth according to his/her grade level. Read more >>>

Summer Food Service Program

The Michigan Department of Education created their Summer Food Service Program so that children can continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations. To learn more about this valuable service and how it can benefit your children, please visit their website today.


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