West Side Academy located near West Grand Blvd and Warren. This small school services approximately 500 students helping them achieve credit and attain success in high school. On average students graduate in just three years!
High School students' coursework is based on a rigorous core curriculum of required courses in the main content areas of English Language Arts (4 credits), Mathematics (4 credits), Science (3 credits), and Social Studies (3 credits) as well as Physical Education and Health (1 credit), World Languages (2 credits), Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts (1 credit), and an out-of-class learning experience. In addition, students have access to a broad range of electives from Business Law to Digital Music and Editing, advanced coursework like AP Calculus AB and Chemistry, as well as career and technical education programs and opportunities to take college-level courses for college credit. Annually, the District publishes a course catalog of Board approved courses.
West Side Academy offers many experiential learning opportunities for their students including DAPCEP, Business Professionals of America, CISCO certification, International Travel, Michigan Youth in Government, Chess Club, and Women of Tomorrow.