Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school. Our deadline for open enrollment is April 6, 2087.
  1. Obtain an application in one of the following ways: Complete an online application
    Download yours here 
    Pick one up at an information session
    Call (313) 481-4000 to receive a copy by US Mail       Pick one up at HFA: SCS during regular office hours
  2. Be eligible to enter the 6th -11th grade for the 2018-2019 school year.

  3. Reside in the State of Michigan.

  4. Submit a completed application online, or submit a paper application to the Main Office of the school in person or by mail.

  5. Each sibling interested in enrolling at HFA: SCS Middle/High School or HFA: Elementary school must submit his/her own application for enrollment. Siblings who fail to have an application on file by the end of open enrollment (April 6, 2018) will not receive any priority for admission. If you have questions about sibling priority, please contact us at (313) 481-4000.

  6. After the open enrollment deadline (April 6, 2018), applicants will be placed on the enrollment/waitlist in the order received.

In accordance with Michigan law, admission to HFA: SCS is open to all students residing in the state of Michigan regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, or aptitude. HFA: SCS is a tuition free public school. Appropriate special education services will be made available to pupils attending the school as required by law.


Ms. Akosua Burris   
(313) 244-5861

Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year for grades K-5.

Students who complete 5th grade at Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School will have the opportunity to automatically enroll in the 6th grade at HFA: SCS. Both the HFA: Elementary School  and HFA: SCS are governed by Public School Academies of Detroit, authorized by Grand Valley State University, and located in Detroit's Northend neighborhood. Henry Ford Academy: Elementary is managed by Henry Ford Learning Institute.

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Questions? Please contact Ms. Staci L. Williams, HFLI Manager of Community Engagement at 

313-414-9950 or