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At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


Year Opened
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Free and Reduced Lunch

Free and Reduced Lunch

We offer healthy, balanced meals to all students, including hot lunch each full school day. Our free and reduced program is available to families that qualify.

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We can recommend local providers of before and after school care. Drop-off and pick-up services to and from school may be available through these providers.

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Busing is not provided, so parents are expected to provide the means for children to get to and from our school. Contact us if you would like to ask about parent carpooling.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

We have a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. Our dress code is flexible and cost effective.

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Spotlight: South Arbor Charter Earns “A” Grade in Michigan’s Best Public Elementary Schools

South Arbor Charter Academy earned an “A” grade from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy on their 2019 Michigan Context and Performance (CAP) Report Card. Schools that are “beating the odds” stand out by this measure.
“Beyond raw test scores, the CAP report card helps parents see more clearly what kind of impact their school has on student learning,” said Ben DeGrow, director of education policy.

Activities & More

In addition to our academics and moral focus, we support our students with a variety of extra programs.
We've highlighted a few below.

You can also download a complete list of what we offer.

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Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Cheerleading and Volleyball

A Saxophone


Band, Music, and Spring Musical

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Visual Arts

All students participate in art classes where they will be exposed to different medias

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Art Club, Drama Club, Science Olympiad, Girls on the Run, National Junior Honor Society, Community Service, World Languages and Culture, and Student Council


South ArborState Average
Black or African American22%14%
White (non-hispanic)54%66%

Other schools nearbyView NHA Schools Near Me

Arbor Preparatory High School

6800 Hitchingham Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

3.3 Miles away from South Arbor Charter Academy

(734) 961-9700

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East Arbor Charter Academy

6885 Merritt Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197-9371

3.3 Miles away from South Arbor Charter Academy


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Fortis Academy

3875 Golfside Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

4.5 Miles away from South Arbor Charter Academy


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