Cornerstone Schools

Our Schools

Tuition-free charter schools serving K-12 across five campuses.

Adams-Young Academy

AYA serves grades K-5 in an historic Detroit building located near Schaefer and McNichols; and, grades 6-8 in its own building located at Southfield Freeway and Outer Drive.


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Jefferson-Douglass Academy

Located on the east side near Van Dyke and 7 Mile in the Nortown neighborhood, JDA serves grades K-8.

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Madison-Carver Academy

MCA is located near Lahser & Pembroke, in the Lahser-Berg neighborhood and serves grades K-8.

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Washington-Parks Academy

Serving grades K-8, WPA is located in Redford, near the Telegraph/Plymouth intersection.

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Lincoln-King High School

LKHS serves grades 9-12 in the Grove Street Community near Schaefer and McNichols.

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Why Parents Choose Cornerstone

From our family environment, to our rigorous academics, to our emphasis on character education and real-world experiences, there are many reasons parents choose Cornerstone Schools for their children.

Career Pathways
Promote Student Success

Beginning in Kindergarten, students are exposed to a variety of career paths to make them aware of career and college opportunities. Students participate in unique learning experiences with top companies from Detroit and around the world.


Five Reasons You’ll Love Working At Cornerstone Schools


Five reasons you’ll find yourself at home at Cornerstone Schools

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Journey to Atlanta to Deepen Our Complete Life Mission


In March, friends from our community were part of a very special weekend in Atlanta to honor our only living namesake, Ambassador Andrew J. Young, as the City of Atlanta celebrated his 90th birthday.

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Meet Our Team

Reeva Whitehead

Meet Our Team

People Person – I like to take on challenges and find solutions.

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