Bagley Elementary School

8100 Curtis Street, Detroit MI, 48221-2519

Phone: (313) 494-7175 • Fax: (313) 494-7173

Principal: Christa Reeves

About Us

Bagley Elementary School has been recognized consistently by the Michigan Department of Education for meeting Adequate Yearly Progress and addressing the needs of students, grades Pre-K through 6, who require academic growth, as well as those at or above grade level.

Strong emphasis is placed on academic achievement by meeting the needs of students where they are and challenging them to accelerate. Curriculum highlights include individualized instruction, flexible grouping for achievement and “educating the whole child” to eliminate barriers to learning.

Our overarching strategy to ensure success for ALL students includes “Response-To-Intervention,” a data-driven approach to student achievement.


Accelerated Reading/Math, Vocal Music, STEM Program, Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), Choir, Sports, Quarterly Awards Programs, Annual Math Bee, Science Fair, Poetry Contest, Latch Key Program and Family Fun Nights, Academic nights and Literacy nights. Bagley is also designated a Community School which provides a Signals for Excellence Program, a Community Coordinator; the Pathways 2 Potential Family Resource Center which offers a DHS Success Coach and Employment Specialist. The school also offers a School Social Worker, Counselor, Psychologist, Speech Teacher and a Special Education program for students with learning disabilities and cognitive impairments.

High Quality Pre-Kindergarten

More information about PreK programs »

Our Vision

The vision of John J. Bagley Elementary School is to empower students to achieve at their highest potential by creating a supportive, student centered and data-driven learning environment. Together with community partnerships, we can ensure a nurturing learning environment that fosters students’ success.

Our Mission

Our mission at John J. Bagley Elementary School, in collaboration with the community, is to ensure all students receive a quality education that allows them to compete academically on a statewide, national and global level. We monitor our students’ academic growth through continuous and varied assessments. Leading students to be productive and responsible citizens in our multi-cultural and technological society.

Bell Schedule

  Morning Afternoon Half Day
Mon–Thur 8:30 AM 3:40 PM 11:45 AM
Friday 8:30 AM 2:50 PM