HFA: SCS is a public charter school authorized by Grand Valley State University. As an achievement-focused Thompson Educational Foundation 90|90 school and part of the Public School Academies of Detroit (PSAD) system, HFA: SCS is committed to graduating at least 90 percent of its 9th grade students and sending at least 90 percent of graduates on to college.

HFA: SCS is governed by the PSAD Board. Current members are:

Mr. Joe Aristeo, President
Mr. Kyle Chandler                                                                     Mr. John Cleary
Mr. Keith Cooley
Mr. Jerry Jung
Ms. Zina Kramer
Ms. Denise Lewis
                                       Dr. Karen Obsniuk
                                       Mr. Edward Parks
                                       Mr. Hakim Shahid