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–5
    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: Kimberly Pritchett
    Email Address:
    Management Company:  Magnum Educational Services
    Year first authorized: 1997


    Board Members for 2021-22

    Name Office
    Oluwa Davis President
    Kelly Gardner Vice President
    Kamau Kheperu Treasurer
    Tamiko Leonard Secretary
    Cheryl Munday 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