HFA: SCS is a public charter school authorized by Grand Valley State University. As an achievement-focused Thompson Educational Foundation 90|90 school and part of the Public School Academies of Detroit (PSAD) system, HFA: SCS is committed to graduating at least 90 percent of its 9th grade students and sending at least 90 percent of graduates on to college.

HFA: SCS is governed by the PSAD Board. Current members are:

Mr. Joe Aristeo, President
Mr. Kyle Chandler                                                                     Mr. John Cleary
Mr. Keith Cooley
Mr. Jerry Jung
Ms. Zina Kramer
Ms. Denise Lewis
Mr. James Nicholson
                                       Dr. Karen Obsniuk
                                       Mr. Edward Parks
                                       Mr. Michael Porter