Three Schools. 1100 Scholars.

One Family.

Our Schools

Today, the expanding Promise Schools network includes two schools in Northwest Detroit and one school in Highland Park, with approximately 100 team members supporting more than 1100 scholars. Each school represents another chapter in a success story still being written.

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Barber Preparatory Academy (BPA) is a Pre-K-8 public charter school located near Davison Freeway and Woodward in Highland Park. The mission of BPA is to prepare students through diversified experiences to discover their potential, achieve readiness for college and careers, and succeed in a safe and caring environment.


School Leader: Domini Nailer


Grades: Pre-K-8


Enrollment: 325


Contact Us:

45 E. Buena Vista

Highland Park, MI 48203



MacDowell Preparatory Academy (MPA) is a K-8 public charter school located near Outer Drive and Wyoming Street in Northwest Detroit. At MacDowell, passionate, effective teachers partner with families to maximize the potential of MPA scholars and prepare them for success in college and life. Each member of the MacDowell community is committed to ensuring every scholar achieves success and is excited about their future. 


School Leader: Lindsie Johnson


Grades: K-8


Enrollment: 400


Contact Us:

4201 W. Outer Drive

Detroit, MI 48221





The Jalen Rose Leadership Academy is a charter public high school in Detroit founded by the former U-M and NBA star Jalen Rose. Its mission is to prepare its students for college and success in life. 

School Leader: Wendie Lewis

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment: 420

Contact Us:​​​

15000 Trojan Street

Detroit, MI 48235