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Enrolling your child at bradford academy is the right choice!

Bradford Academy is a tuition-free prekindergarten through 12th-grade school located in Southfield, Michigan. Bradford serves more than 1,400 students, totally 900 families in the Northwest region of Wayne County and the southwest region of Oakland County.

The top reason families pick Bradford Academy for their children is because it is a safe and friendly school with teachers who truly care about every student's education and well-being. Pre-kindergarten through twelfth grades are all on one campus, and transportation is available for all students. At Bradford, we offer a Character Education Program, assessments of student learning styles and highly qualified teachers. Outside of the classroom, we offer K-4 athletic training and 5-12 athletic teams, robotics, future cities, Junior National and National Honor Society, and much more.



Welcome Cheryl Tomlinson – Our New High School Reading Specialist

August 20, 2020
✨New Staff Spotlight✨ Meet Cheryl Tomlinson, High School Reading Specialist! “As a former principal, ELA instructional coach, and Director of Curriculum and Instruction, I look forward to merging these roles back into teaching and learning with my students, staff, and…

Welcome Caitlin Mahinske – A New Lead GSRP Teacher

August 19, 2020
✨New Teacher Spotlight✨ Meet Caitlin Mahinske, Lead GSRP Teacher! What drew you to Bradford? I’ve always heard great things about working with a charter school. A good friend of mine recently started at Bradford and told me all about it,…

Welcome Marlena Schuster – Our New Elementary Music Teacher

August 18, 2020
✨New Teacher Spotlight✨ Meet Marlena Schuster, Elementary Music Teacher! “I’ve just returned to Michigan after three years of getting my master’s degrees at the University of Texas and Columbia University, I’m so happy and excited to be back in the…


All meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. in the Bradford Academy District Board Room, located in room 201 of the Elementary/Middle School Building unless otherwise specified.



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