- Grades Served: K-8
- Number of Students: 505
- Features: Innovative education programs Schools for the Future High School
Founded in 1998, Hope Academy's goal has been to build an academic foundation for all of its students in a highly structured environment. The Academy offers its students:
- A positive learning environment, a challenging academic program, a disciplined setting, a safe and caring environment and 21st century technology.
- The Michigan Core Curriculum and the Grade Level Content Expectations (GLCE), encouraging steady academic progress as children build their knowledge and skills from one year to the next.
- An after-school tutoring program in reading and math.
- Positive Behavior Support program (PBS) through a Safe and Drug Free school grant. PBS is a school-wide program supporting positive behavior.
- Friday extra-curricular social clubs for students.
- School-wide mentorship program.
- Freedom to Learn (FTL) recipients (one-to-one computer laptop program) for sixth graders.
- Response to Intervention program (RTI) - systematic approach to addressing learning problems.
- Periodic events held throughout the school year promoting student achievement: spelling bee, multi-cultural fair, science fair, field day and awards ceremony.
- Course outline (syllabus) for every class.
- Self contained classrooms, grades K-2; one teacher per class.
- Departmentalized classrooms, grades 3 - 7; three teachers teaching two subjects each.
- Cheerleading, basketball and track.