A Pillar of Education in Detroit

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Our Approach

K-5
Discovery
The lower school’s concentration is to build strong core cognitive skills with emphasis on emotional, physical and intellectual well-being.
  • Foundational Concept Acquisition
  • Theme Units of Study
  • Cross-Cultural Approach (Integrating All Diciplines)
  • Character Education
  • Foreign Language/Culture Immersion
  • 3rd-5th Athletics
  • Fine Arts
  • Choir/Instrumental Music
  • Co-curricular Programs
  • Yearly Community Service Involvement
  • 2nd-5th Grade Advisory Program
  • Integrated Technology
  • National Honor Society
6-8
Exploration
The middle school program will continue to develop knowledge acquisition and critical thinking skills, while transferring concepts to action research to encourage their passions and potential for learning.
  • Authentic Thematic Projects
  • 7th-8th Career/College Exploration
  • Community Service
  • Collaborative Action Research
  • Character Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Language Immersion
  • Athletics
  • Co-curricular Programs: Robotics, Service Clubs, etc.
  • Choir/Instrumental Music
  • Integrated Technology
  • 8th Grade Inquiry Exhibition Projects
  • Summer Academic Camps
  • National Honor Society
9-12
Experience
The high school program will focus on developing students’ passions as leaders and world changers.
  • Internships
  • Job Shadowing
  • Character Education
  • Career Preparation (Business, Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, Information Technology, Construction, and more)
  • Career Partnerships (Lear, Beaumont Health, Deloitte, Microsoft, and more)
  • Career Site Visits
  • Hands-on Learning
  • Industry Certifications
  • College Preparation
  • Advanced Placement Courses
  • Action Service – Local/State/National
  • Athletics
  • Foreign Language Immersion Clubs
  • Co-curricular Programs: Clubs, Forensics, Service Organizations, Academic Clubs, Robotics Teams
  • Dual Degree Programs (UofD Mercy, Wayne County Community College)
  • Interscholastic Teams
  • Fine Arts
  • Choir/Instrumental Music
Alumni
Beginning with the class of 2019
A Fulfilling Life
The Cornerstone For Life Promise provides graduates with career services to help them live a fulfilling life.
  • Career Counseling and Support Services
  • Career Assessments
  • Professional Skills Training
  • College Counseling
  • Alumni Connections