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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 latchkey 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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2nd Trimester SPRING HONORS

Spring Honor's Assembly Flyer

Join us as we take the time to HONOR all of the academic achievers for the 2nd Trimester! K-4th Grade on Wednesday at 8:30 am and 5 -8th Grade on Thursday at 8:30 am

Reading Under the Stars Event - THIS THURSDAY

Thursday, March 23 will be a great night for reading at DEAW!

Our Parent University kicks off from 3:30-4 pm with tips to help your child Step Up to the M-STEP test

Then, our Reading Under the Stars event runs from 4pm-6pm! Please bring a book, a blanket, and a flashlight to READ UNDER THE STARS!

There will be food for purchase as well as games and live animals from the forest.

Also, stop by the Scholastic Book Fair to purchase books for your family.

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DEAW Kindergarten Open House

Kindergarten Round Up Flyer Date: 5/25/2017
Location: David Ellis Academy West Kindergarten Classrooms
Half Day of School
Date: 5/26/2017, 7:50 AM 11:30 AM
NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
Date: 5/29/2017
Leader in Me Assembly (DEAW)
Date: 5/31/2017, 8:30 AM 10:30 AM
Location: David Ellis Academy West, 19800 Beech Daly Rd, Redford Charter Twp, MI 48240, USA
Kindergarten Round Up Orientation
Date: 6/8/2017


Enjoy Spring Break!