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Join us at DEPSA!


Join us at DEPSA!


Welcome to DEPSA


At Detroit Edison Public School Academy, we create an environment that yields excellent academic results for all students. At this New Paradigm For Education school campus, we provide an evidence-based curriculum, an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, the Middle School Honors Program with High School Algebra, after-school enrichment, sports & extracurriculars, and specialized supports including tutoring and character building.

NPFE is a nonprofit Charter Management Organization with six schools in Detroit, supporting students from Pre-K through 12th grade. Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe, supportive environment for all students to meet the needs of a global society. 




Primary Academy

Primary Academy includes students in grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade. 

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Elementary Academy

Elementary Academy includes students in Grades 3 through 5.


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Junior Academy

Junior Academy includes students in Grades 6 through 8.

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Learn about the Great Start Readiness Program for your student.


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Our Academics

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Kimberly Bland

Our To, Through, & Beyond Instructional Model supports and builds upon the wonderful potential of our students. It is our goal to provide them with a well-rounded education, emphasizing excellence in all academic disciplines to properly prepare them for college and life.


- Kimberly Bland, Chief Academic Officer

Darryl Cobb

"What makes them unique is their sincere love and commitment to each child and family...NPFE is an exemplar in what it means to serve the Whole Child."

Darryl Cobb, Partner, Charter Schools Growth Fund

Ralph Bland Quote

NPFE has the awesome privilege and responsibility to ensure all our kids are being properly prepared both academically and socio-emotionally to go out into the world and have success in college and in life.

- Ralph Bland, CEO & Superintendent


Our Highlights

News & Events

View upcoming events for New Paradigm For Education schools. Click below to read about New Paradigm in the News and access the current school year's calendar.

End of Quarter I
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Staff PD Data Day - No School for Students
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Thanksgiving Break - School Closed
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