Welcome to ACE  Academy


​​​​​​Dear Visitor,

Welcome! Thank you for visiting the ACE Academy website.  We are a strict discipline academy serving adjudicated youth ages 12-18.  In partnership with Spectrum Juvenile Justice Services and in alignment with student treatment programs, we provide a high quality educational program designed to meet the needs of each individual student and equip them with the tools necessary to reintegrate into society.  We are a Michigan public charter school. 

We hope that you will take a moment to browse our site and see what ACE Academy is all about. We are very proud of our students, our staff, and our school and know that together, we are making a difference to serve high-risk students and give them opportunities for a successful life.

Recent News

ACE Woodward Students Embark on First Field Trip
The young men from ACE Academy Woodward Center embarked on their first field trip this month. They traveled to the historic Majestic Bowling Alley in downtown Detroit.   READ MORE...
Black History Month Events
ACE Academy students participated in a Black History Variety Show on March 12th. Students performed and assortment of poems, skits, speeches and songs. The youth were able to perform not only for the ACE and Spectrum staff but edtec Central Office team members and peers from other pods. This was a valuable opportunity for all students to showcase their performance skills, gain confidence, and learn about the African American culture.  READ MORE...
Professional Development Connects Teachers to Students
ACE Academy staff participate regularly in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) to develop their instruction and presence in the classroom. Professional learning opportunities regularly focus on areas of need for our particular population of students. Recently teachers completed a PLC Teacher Book Study - Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School.   READ MORE...
7th Annual Empty Bowls Event
The 7th Annual Empty Bowls Event was a great success this year. Held at the Detroit Boll Family YMCA on February 12, 2015, the event featured handmade bowls, a meal, and a special showcase presentation. The students of ACE Academy raised over $900 to be donated to the local Gleaner's Community Food Bank.  READ MORE...