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Welcome to David Ellis Academy-West, a tuition-free public school academy located in Redford, Michigan. We provide a high quality, rigorous curriculum to students in preschool through eighth grade.

Because of our high standards and dedicated teachers, our enrollment has increased steadily each year since our inception. Today DEA-W boasts an enrollment of more than 750 students and 50 employees.

We know you’ll find our school an amazing place for your child to learn. We offer many programs to benefit and enrich our students including foreign language instruction, before and after school latch key services, all day Montessori based kindergarten, special education resources, and many sports and after school activities.

We hope you’ll spend some time on our website getting to know us. We lead by example and set high standards for our students. We know we are educating tomorrow’s leaders.
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Join us for Parent University!

DEAW will host two Parent University sessions. The sessions are designed to inform parents about ways to assist their students with M-STEP prep and upcoming Science Fair Projects. The sessions will take place prior to the start of the Parent Teacher Conferences on February 2 at 3:30pm and on February 3 at Noon.

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Leader in Me Assembly (DEAW)
Date: 2/28/2017, 8:30 AM 10:30 AM
Location: David Ellis Academy West, 19800 Beech Daly Rd, Redford Charter Twp, MI 48240, USA
Parent Teacher Conference
Date: 3/2/2017, 4 PM 6:30 PM
Half Day of School
Date: 3/3/2017, 7:50 AM 11:15 AM
Trimester Ends
Date: 3/10/2017
Report Cards
Date: 3/17/2017


Have A Wonderful and Safe Holiday Break!