Creativity. College. Career. It all starts here. Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA: SCS), Detroit's premier art and design school middle/high 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, High School Parent
Henry Ford Academy:
485 W. Milwaukee
8:00am - 4:30pm
Now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year in grades 6-11!
On June 7, HFA: SCS families, staff, partners and friends
celebrated our third graduating class with joyful
Commencement Exercises at Orchestra Hall.
District Student/Family Handbook
Work at HFA: SCS
Board of Ed. Meetings
Please note that the date, time,
and location of the Public School
Academy meetings are subject to
change from what is posted on the
schools’ website. For final date,
time, and location of the PSAD
Board meetings, please check
the meeting notice that is posted,
at least 10 days prior to the
meeting, at any of the school
Annual Education Report