Barack Obama Leadership Academy

  • At Barack Obama Leadership Academy, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality educational experience and to develop and build upon the leadership characteristics that are inherent in all children.

    Grades: K–8
    Curriculum focus: Common Core State Standards (CCSS); African-centered, leadership focused
    Address: 10800 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48214
    Located near: I-94 and French Road
    Phone: (313) 823-6000
    Fax: (313) 823-9748
    Principal: Jerrel Anthony
    Email Address: 
    Management Company: Magnum Educational Services
    Year first authorized: 1997


    Board Members for 2023-24

    Name Office
    Dr. Winifred Green  President
    Dr. Cheryl Munday Vice Chairman
    Dr. Cha-Rhonda Edgerson CEO
    Kamau Kheperu Treasurer
    Alana Murdock Controller
    Dr. Oluwa Davis  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