1981 McKinstry Street, Detroit MI, 48209-1608

Phone: (313) 849-5009 • Fax: (313) 849-5740

Principal: Kim Gonzalez

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A Rigorous, High-Achieving College-Preparatory School, where Students Soar






Clippert Academy, an application school, offers a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum for grades 5-8 that prepares students for entry into the city’s elite high schools.


School Awards

  • Skillman High Performing School
  • Engineering Society of Detroit’s Michigan Regional Future City Competition Winners 3 Consecutive Years
  • Excellent Schools Detroit Top 20 Ranking
  • Top 100 schools in the state by Mackinac Center
  • Skillman Improving Good School

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  • Academic Games
  • Science Olympiad and Science Fairs
  • Math Competition
  • FREE Tutoring
  • College Partnerships
  • Exemplary College-Prep Curriculum
  • An Award-Winning Art Program
  • 21st Century Technology
  • Foreign Language
  • Soccer and Basketball


Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon Half Day
8:00 AM 2:52 PM 11:15 AM