Mission & Vision


The mission of the Detroit Innovation Academy is to provide a stimulating and supportive environment that empowers scholars to achieve their academic potential and to be leaders in the Community. 


The founders of the Detroit Innovation Academy envision a school and overall learning environment where students are given the best possible chance to make a difference in their lives, their families and their communities. The Academy is a place where students are immersed in learning and growth opportunities using best practice instructional approaches and provided with unique motivational experiences. An expectation that all students can achieve academic excellence will form the foundation of structured teaching and learning at the Academy.

Our graduates experience Success and are academically prepared to take advantage of opportunities in a changing society. They are Innovation leaders in their field, healthy individuals and community advocates who make a positive difference in the world. Our parents experience a sense of Pride due to the progress and success of their children. As highly respected partners in the educational process, parents work cooperatively with school personnel to establish goals, support their child’s continual learning and pursuit of a college education. Our staff experiences a sense of Accomplishment and is held in high esteem. Staff work collaboratively, are highly qualified, Innovation, effective, and committed to the success of all students. The Academy staff is positive youth role models. Our community views the Academy as a Model for other schools and organizations. The school is Innovation in its thinking and program offerings and is committed to quality education for all students. The community readily partners with the Academy to empower students and strengthen the community.