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Donuts with the Deans

Donuts with the Deans

Join us and give your kindergartner a great start! Meet our caring staff who will personalize instruction to meet your child’s needs. We also incorporate virtue lessons into every school day. Visit our classrooms, enjoy some treats, and learn how to best prepare your student for kindergarten!





Welcome to Fortis

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Fortis Academy, it means creating endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child, teaching the importance of making wise choices and excelling in school. Children are equipped to solve life’s toughest challenges and come out ahead.

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Fortis, see how we help your child become their best.

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At a Glance




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Spotlight: Sarah Jackson

Spotlight: Fortis Holds Living History Museum

Jean Hiller, a fourth-grade social studies teacher at Fortis Academy, transformed the school gym into a living history museum in November.
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We are a Charter School

Fortis Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school open to all children who live in the state of Michigan. If you are seeking a ‘private’ school education with the tuition-free benefit of a public school, then you are in the right place.

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Spotlight: Teachers Use Fidget Spinners

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em! Two teachers at National Heritage Academies schools got creative with the most popular toy students are bringing to class this year – fidget spinners.
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More Information

We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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Tour the School

We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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