Madison-Carver Academy - Cornerstone Schools

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About Madison-Carver

A true neighborhood school, the Madison-Carver Academy is located at the heart of the Berg-Lahser Neighborhood on the west side. This school offers an excellent education to students in grades K-8 in a clean, safe, nurturing environment. Highly-qualified, passionate faculty and staff create challenging, relevant, and meaningful lessons, while caring for the whole child.

Cornerstone utilizes technology to ensure students are competitive, and have many opportunities to master material at their own pace. Building good character is infused in everything we do. We expose students to career options from an early age, so they may explore occupations that align with their purpose and passion. Academic achievement, excellent character, and career awareness provide our students with the tools they will need to pursue complete lives.

Madison-Carver has these wonderful programs and more:

  • Legacy Club for middle school students
  • Junior Achievement program
  • Husky Hero recognition
  • After school programing – sports, clubs, and tutoring
  • Intervention blocks built into schedules
  • National Honor Society
  • Food pantry
  • Amazing community of staff, students, families, and neighborhood

Your Child Belongs at Cornerstone

At Cornerstone Schools, our highly-qualified, passionate faculty and staff create challenging, relevant and meaningful lessons to help students live a complete life. Cornerstone uses technology to ensure students are competitive and have many opportunities to master material at their own pace. Building good character is infused in everything we do. We expose students to career options from an early age, so that they may explore occupations that align with their purpose and passions. Academic achievement, excellent character, and career awareness provide our students with the tools they will need to lead fulfilling lives.

1:1 Chromebooks for all students
Strong parent and community engagement
Robust character and culture program at every grade level
Career curriculum introduces students to various jobs and business leaders as early as kindergarten
Parent Portal is accessible 24-7 to track student progress and grades
Diverse and comprehensive afterschool programs
The greatest factor in preparing children for life is being there and giving them the time that they need, want and deserve. This is Cornerstone’s culture.

Board Meetings

The Board of Directors of the Madison-Carver Academy School District is conducting its annual budget hearing on June 23, 2021 7:30 am virtually via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/99407625763. The budget is available for public inspection via email request to Kaly Bhatt at Kalyani.bhatt@cegschools.org. The meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

Board Training with GVSU is on 02/12/2021 at 7:30 a.m. via zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99645044170

All board meeting dates are Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. via zoom.

  • September 23, 2020 (https://zoom.us/j/93132717334)
  • October 21, 2020 (https://zoom.us/j/96095582505)
  • November 18, 2020 (https://zoom.us/j/94960312297)
  • December 16, 2020(https://zoom.us/j/95710391937)
  • January 22, 2021(https://zoom.us/j/93610913457)
  • February 17, 2021 (https://zoom.us/j/93351998072)
  • March 17, 2021 (https://zoom.us/j/9793505837)
  • April 28, 2021 (https://zoom.us/j/97660602771)
  • May 19, 2021 (https://zoom.us/j/96061004879)
  • June 23, 2021 (https://zoom.us/j/99407625763)

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