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School leader:  Beth Speier
11685 Appleton
Redford Charter Township, MI 48239

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(313) 592-6061
(313) 242-5156
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"Our chess team has over 20 titles at city, regional, state and national levels."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Instrumental and theory music lessons, Orchestra...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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22 reviews

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Recent Reviews


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Submitted by a parent · June 10, 2015
I have been a Cornerstone/WPA parent since 2006 and 4 of my children have attended this school. Sad to say that my children WILL NOT be returning in the Fall of 2015. I have witnessed a dramatic change in the atmosphere of the school from... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 11, 2014
I think that some of the teachers need to learn how to work under pressure. What I mean by that is, sometimes the teachers show their students that they are frustrated. I sat in one day to see how the class act because the teacher sent out an... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 15, 2014
I have two sons 4th & 8th graders that have been attending Washington Parks Academy (WPA) for 4 years now. This is the best school environment that I have encountered during my kids school years. There are several things that I love about WPA... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 01, 2014
When you think family you think Washington- Parks. The principal, dean, teachers and staff are not only there for your child but they are there for the parents so they can help the child. The people there will love on your child as though they was... more

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About this school

Washington-Parks Academy is "Charting a Better Course for Detroit's Youth" through excellence in education for K–8th grade. We facilitate student success through a standards-based curriculum, rigorous academics, and diverse after-school activities in a safe and nurturing environment. Every student is provided an individualized learning plan to ensure each student receives the education best suited to them. All learning is based on principles like integrity, character, and community service.

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Last modified: September 12, 2016
Last modified Washington-Parks Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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