Detroit, Michigan 48221
Mon–Thur 8:15 AM 3:25 PM
Friday 8:15 AM 2:40 PM
Half day: school ends at 11:30 AM
Serving grades K-8.
Bates Academy is a school for gifted/talented students. An examination is required before students are admitted into Bates. Students must demonstrate exceptional cognitive abilities and must be able to succeed academically beyond their current grade level. Our goal is to provide a unique curriculum to meet the needs of Detroit students identified as gifted.
Detroit Public Schools' major goal is to guarantee that all children reach their fullest potential. This includes equitable opportunities for students' academic achievement. Bates Academy's vision is aligned with the goal as we provide a varied, differentiated curriculum to students whose needs are different from those in a regular classroom setting.
The Bates Academy Library needs volunteers in several areas. We need help with shelving books, helping at the circulation desk, preparing materials for teachers, reading to students, processing and book repairs, just to name a few things. If you c...