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U.S. News & World Report: Hamtramck Charter Academy Ranks in Top Five for Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan

Hamtramck Charter Academy was ranked fifth on the Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings.

The school, which has outperformed the local district for 14 years, was praised for its math and reading performance. Elementary math and reading performance levels were rated well above expectations.

National Heritage Acadmies (NHA) charter schools dominate the list of Michigan's top charter middle schools. An article on The Livingston Post's website summarizes NHA school's success.

This marks the third year of the U.S. News & World Report ranking elementary and middle schools. The organization has provided go-to resources for parents and students at the high school and college levels for years.

Rankings were determined by analyzing math and reading proficiency, state assessments, and how schools performed compared to expectations. Read more about the ranking’s methodology here.
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About Hamtramck Academy
Hamtramck Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Hamtramck, Michigan, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes more than 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit

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