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University YES Academy

  • University YES Academy
  • 14669 Curtis Street
  • Detroit, MI 48235
  • 313-270-2556

Program Description

University YES Academy is a K-8 charter school dedicated to providing a high-quality education to all of our students. We offer a new paradigm for learning that challenges our students to think higher and make global connections through their academic disciplines as they are preparing for college. Our highly qualified educators and administrators use research-based, proven practices and our curriculum goes beyond the classroom. UYA is committed to developing all of our students into high achievers as they are preparing for college, as well as life-long learners to, through and beyond college.

Raising the standards of student achievement is what drives us. Using proven methods of success, UYA creates and redefines curriculum that encourages logical thinking, problem solving and teamwork. UYA is committed to developing all of our students into high achievers as they are preparing for college.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 60
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Alma College
  • Michigan State University
  • Wayne State University