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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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Thanks for Giving!

Thanks for Giving!

Help a family in need for this Thanksgiving!  On Friday, November 20, 2015 students may dress down by donating a canned good towards the Kid Zone Community Giving project.
Remember those participating in the free dress fundraiser: No leggings, jeggings, ripped jeans, halters, shorts, short skirts, capris, or other inappropriate attire.

Big Breakfast

Big Breakfast

Parents, Students and Staff enjoyed the first Big Breakfast of the 2015-16 school year! Families dined on yummy made-to-order omelettes, hashbrowns, sausage and biscuits. Special thanks to Food Service Director Daun Jefferson, the Big Breakfast Crew and the chefs of Unique Food Management for a great event.

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Date: 11/27/2015
Parent Teacher Conference
Date: 12/10/2015, 4 PM 6:45 PM
Half Day of School
Date: 12/18/2015, 7:50 AM 11:15 AM
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Date: 12/21/2015
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Date: 12/22/2015