Rutherford Winans Academy


    Rutherford Winans Academy serves students in grades K-5. The school’s plan for instruction and learning is based on and aligned with approved standards and expectations from the Michigan Department of Education. The school has a full-service health center on site.

    Grades: K–5
    Curriculum focus: College Prep
    Address: 16411 Curtis, Detroit, MI 48235
    Located near: Southfield Road and West Outer Drive
    Phone: (313) 852-0709
    Principal: Karen Abbott
    Email Address:
    Management Company: Solid Rock Inc.
    Year first authorized: 2012


    Board Members for 2019-20

    Name Office
    Tamika Bryant-Cromer President
    Stevie Green Treasurer
    DiAne Townsel Member
    Karen Ridgeway Member
    Patricia Charleston Member
    Reginald Scott 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