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School leader:  Nicholas Brown
5680 Konkel Street
Detroit, MI 48210

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(313) 596-7640
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" Academy of the Americas is a Spanish, Dual-Language Immersion Program."

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, World languages
  • Arts
    Ceramics
  • World languages
    Spanish
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Submitted by a community member · May 23, 2016
I am a grandparent of three students who attend Academy of the Americas and have had nothing but positive experiences during my visits. Students, teachers, support staff, and parents are kind, caring, helpful, and respectful. It is clear they... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 07, 2015
My son has been here a few months so far. I like his teachers. They seem to be really caring. The biggest plus is that his Spanish is getting better everyday. He really is happy and enjoys his teachers. I do worry that the school seems a little... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 31, 2013
The Academy of the Americas is an excellent school. Our daughter is now in 6th grade and has been there since kindergarten. She has had caring teachers and excellent achievement all the way through, while learning Spanish from native speakers. The... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 17, 2013
This school teaches in Spanish.My son has been here since kinder, last year, he speaks fluent Spanish, he reads, writes and speaks it as well.. I love this school....

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About this school

At the Academy, students take most of their classes beginning in Spanish in the earliest grades and phase in more English at the later grades, helping them to be fully proficient in Spanish by eighth grade. Students begin with 90% instruction in Spanish and 10% in English until they arrive at 50% instruction in Spanish and 50% instruction in English.

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Last modified: June 2, 2016
Last modified Academy Of The Americas is a Public school that serves grades K-9
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