MacDowell Preparatory Academy

  • MPA scholars will maximize their potential and achieve success in every area of their lives. Our scholars come to school excited about their future and own their own learning. Our faculty are passionate, knowledgeable and accountable for creating an environment where scholars enthusiastically learn.  Our parents, guardians and community are actively supporting our children’s dreams and the work of our school.

    Grades: K-8
    Curriculum focus: 
    College Prep
     4201 W. Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48221
    Located near: W. Outer Drive, Wyoming and Meyers
    Phone: (313)494-8141 
    Superintendent: Dr. Brian Banks 
    Email Address: bbanks
    Management Company: Self-Managed
    Year first authorized: 2012


    Board Members for 2023-2024

    Name Office
    Nicole Wells Stallworth President
    Robert Thomas Vice President
    JohnNae Reynolds Secretary
    Desiree Jones Treasurer
    Edgar Vann III Member







Contact Information

  • Office of Charter Schools

    Fisher Building, 9th Floor
    3011 W. Grand Blvd
    Detroit MI 48202
    Phone: (313) 873-3566
    Fax: (313) 873-6184

    Alycia Meriweather 
    Deputy Superintendent