Emerson School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (734)665-5662
  • We believe that school doesn`t have to be boring; that if we challenge, excite, nurture, and engage the whole child, we can inspire a love of learning that will last a lifetime.
  • That`s the environment we created at Emerson School and there is simply no better place for gifted and academically talented students to learn.
  • Emerson's curriculum is crafted for students, not a test, and teachers have the freedom to make adjustments based on the gifts and needs of your child. Classrooms are safe places where cognitive and creative risk-taking is encouraged; where students learn by doing, by being listened to, by participating, and by working together.
  • Emerson is an environment where smart is cool, and every classroom is comprised of other gifted, unique peers who help and encourage each other to become their best.
  • It`s where children thrive, and we encourage you to learn more about how our school might benefit your child.  See more facts and info at http://www.emerson-school.org/about/overview/.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students387 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeEmerson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade level and can be found at http://www.emerson-school.org/prospective-families/tutition-and-financial-aid/
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLisa Psarouthakis

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Math Counts, Science Olympiad Team Math Counts, Science Olympiad Team,

School Notes

  • MISSION
    The mission of Emerson School is to provide a whole child, multiple method approach to instruction for gifted and for academically talented students. Emerson School encourages creativity, problem solving, and the development of basic skills, while providing a warm, supportive environment that promotes responsibility for oneself and others.
  • DIVERSITY STATEMENT
    Emerson School strives to make all students, faculty, administrators, and parents feel safe, respected and valued in her/his identity as full members of the school community. Nearlt 40 percent of Emerson Students are non-Caucasian.

    We are dedicated to an ever-increasingly diverse learning environment that will best prepare our students to intelligently engage in a complex, globally interconnected society. At Emerson, diversity is thought of in terms of ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, learning styles, socio-economic status, and family structure.
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5  2/26/2016
The compassion and dedication of emerson school and encouraged my daughter to always believe she xan achieve anything she puts her mind too. She is challenged here but most of all happy and loves to go to school.
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