Welcome To THE 8th Grade Academy

The Eastpointe Middle School 8th Grade Academy provides a year-long transitional program to prepare students for success in high school. The school-within-a-school concept provides students with access to expanded advanced and elective course offerings.

In addition to strong academic offerings, students at the 8th Grade Academy have the opportunity to participate in student council, National Junior Honor Society, sports, and more.

8th Grade Academy Calendar

8th Grade Academy Calendar
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Upcoming Events

  • 19 Feb
    • NO SCHOOL - Winter Break
      Feb 19
      District Calendar
      This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/eastdetroit.org/no-school?hceid=ZWFzdGRldHJvaXQub3JnXzBkdXZzdWlkbzFkNjVzMmNjazRqZWNrbmM0QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.602hdqppa020tg45f65enc0e54&hs=121
  • 21 Feb
    • Late Start for Students - 1 hour
      Feb 21
      District Calendar
      Teacher Professional Learning Communities Student report to school 1 hour later than the normally scheduled start time. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/eastdetroit.org/late-start-for?hceid=ZWFzdGRldHJvaXQub3JnXzBkdXZzdWlkbzFkNjVzMmNjazRqZWNrbmM0QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.162tbt79m90o227dgqgfb66is6&hs=121
  • 22 Feb
    • Gleaners Community Food Bank + School Food Mobile
      Feb 22
      9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Eastpointe Middle School, Kelly Rd, Eastpointe MI
      District Calendar
      This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/eastdetroit.org/gleaners?hceid=ZWFzdGRldHJvaXQub3JnXzBkdXZzdWlkbzFkNjVzMmNjazRqZWNrbmM0QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.6dqcn764a7bq237b7g09k38rj0&hs=121
  • 28 Feb
    • Late Start for Students - 1 hour
      Feb 28
      District Calendar
      Teacher Professional Learning Communities Student report to school 1 hour later than the normally scheduled start time. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/eastdetroit.org/late-start-for?hceid=ZWFzdGRldHJvaXQub3JnXzBkdXZzdWlkbzFkNjVzMmNjazRqZWNrbmM0QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.162tbt79m90o227dgqgfb66is6&hs=121

Contact Us

8th Grade Academy

15501 Couzens Ave
Eastpointe, MI 48021
Phone: 586-533-3700
Renita Williams
8th Grade Academy

Full School Day 

7:20 a.m. - 2:33 p.m.

Half School Day 

7:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

Late Start Wednesday 

8:20 a.m. - 2:33 p.m. 

 

News & Resources

2017-18 Handbook
January 2018 Newsletter

Parent Portal

8th Grade Academy Parent Portal

AER Reports

Kelly Middle School Annual Education Report

Emergency Drills

Emergency Drill Reports