Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA: SCS), Detroit's premier college prep art and design school, serves students in grades 6-12. HFA: SCS is built on the idea that learning needs to be hands-on, connected to the real world, and should develop not only students' academic knowledge and skills, but also their potential as creative thinkers and innovative problem solvers. As a public school academy all enrolled students attend tuition-free.
Our focus is on engaging our middle and high school students and preparing them for the future through our college preparatory curriculum, career exploration, and real world experiences that focus on innovation and creativity. Through our partnership with the College for Creative Studies, HFA: SCS students are ensured intensive art and design preparation with access to world class instructors, resources and facilities.
HFA: SCS also provides students with:
"At HFA: SCS, my child has been given many opportunities to hone her talents and make real things she only got to dream of three years ago."
- Brenda Cook, Middle School Parent
Henry Ford Academy:
485 W. Milwaukee
8:00am - 4:30pm
Class of 2014 Acceptances
College for Creative Studies
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Michigan State UniversityNorthwestern Michigan College
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The Art InstituteThe Illinois Inst. of Art- Chicago
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University of Mich.-Dearborn
University of Michigan-Flint
University of the Arts London
University of Toledo
Wayne State University
Western Michigan UniversityWilmington College
...and the list keeps growing!
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