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) 494-7310
    Principal: Lindsie Johnson
    Email Address:
    Management Company: Promise Schools
    Year first authorized: 2012


    Board Members for 2021-22

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







Contact Information

  • Office of Charter Schools

    Fisher Building, 9th Floor
    3011 W. Grand Blvd
    Detroit MI 48202
    Phone: (313) 873-7927
    Fax: (313) 873-6184

    Dr. Jendayi Gardner
    Executive Director of Charter Schools

    Jacqueline Sims
    Charter Schools Compliance Specialist