Overview of Henry Ford Academy Network of Schools

A reformative model for K-12 learning. Henry Ford Academies are urban public schools established in collaboration with business, cultural institutions and community development organizations to prepare students to succeed in college, pursue a career of choice, and address challenges with innovative thinking.

Henry Ford Academy, Dearborn MI (9-12)

Opened 1997, serves 500 students
Conceived, developed, and implemented in cooperation with Ford Motor Company and The Henry Ford. 100% of graduates (93) in the Class of 2015 were accepted to college and completed the Senior Mastery Process and prepared; the class was offered more than $2.5 million in grants and scholarships.

Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies, Detroit MI (6-12)

Opened 2009, serves 815 students
Partnership with the College for Creative Studies. 100% of graduates (103) in the Class of 2015 were accepted to college, completed the Senior Mastery Process and prepared and defended a Senior Art Portfolio; the class was offered more than $2 million in grants and scholarships.

Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School, Detroit MI (K-5)

Opened 2012, serves 396 students
HFLI’s first elementary school. Aligned with Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies. Provides all students with art/design classes multiple times each week.

Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design, San Antonio TX (9-12)

Opened 2009, serves 160 students
Partnership with local arts organizations. 100% of graduates (36) in the Class of 2015 were accepted to college. With only a few exceptions, all graduates in the Class of 2015 completed the Senior Mastery Process. The class was offered more than $238,000 in grants and scholarships.

Henry Ford Academy: Power House High, Chicago IL (9-12)

Opened 2009
100% of graduates in the Class of 2015 (85) were accepted to college and completed the Senior Mastery Process; the class was offered more than $3.5 million in grants and scholarships. As of June 2015, Noble Network of Charter Schools’ DRW College Prep has replaced Power House High in providing a quality high school program to the North Lawndale community.

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