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Welcome to Excel Charter Academy - Ranked the #6 Charter Elementary in the State!

Excel Charter Academy was ranked sixth on the Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan list, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2024 school rankings. We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At Excel we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. Our students not only excel but thrive.

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NHA Shines: Stanford Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.
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We Are a Charter School

Are you seeking a "private" school education with the no-cost benefit of a public school? If so, you're in the right place. Excel Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.

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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

783

Number of Students

1995

Year Opened
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A Seamless Y5-12 Education

At Excel Charter Academy, we're able to provide our students with a seamless Y5-12 educational experience. After graduating from Excel Charter Academy, they can transition to Grand River Preparatory High School, also a National Heritage Academies charter school. Grand River Prep offers advanced placement courses, dual enrollment opportunities, an Early College Program, college advisors, electives, clubs, sports, and so much more.
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What Excel Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"We have been extremely satisfied with the academics and communication the school provides. My kids have thrived. I also appreciate the different opportunities to volunteer as a parent."

- Excel Charter Academy Parent

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