Cornerstone Schools

Our Schools

Tuition-free charter schools serving K-12 across five campuses.

Adams-Young Academy

Located near Schaefer & McNichols, AYA serves grades K-8 in an historic Detroit building.


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Jefferson-Douglass Academy

Located on the east side near Van Dyke and 7 Mile in the Nortown neighborhood, JDA serves grades K-8.

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Madison-Carver Academy

MCA is located near Lahser & Pembroke, in the Lahser-Berg neighborhood and serves grades K-8.

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Washington-Parks Academy

Serving grades K-8, WPA is located in Redford, near the Telegraph/Plymouth intersection.

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Lincoln-King High School

LKHS serves grades 9-12 at two locations to provide the optimal learning environments for all students.

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Why Parents Choose Cornerstone

From our family environment, to our rigorous academics, to our emphasis on character education and real-world experiences, there are many reasons parents choose Cornerstone Schools for their children.

Career Pathways
Promote Student Success

Beginning in Kindergarten, students are exposed to a variety of career paths to make them aware of career and college opportunities. Students participate in unique learning experiences with top companies from Detroit and around the world.


A Turning Point for the Complete Life


Cornerstone Schools honored Civil Rights Icon Andrew J. Young by dedicating its new “Center for the Complete Life” in his name at a ceremony on Friday, October 29. Students, alumni, teachers, partners and community leaders gathered…

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Things overheard in my house last week: “Why do you breathe like that?”

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Meet Our Team

Latisha Brown

Meet Our Team

Facilities Coordinator – With a Strong Team We Can Accomplish Anything

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