Enrollment for 2019-2020 is open!


WAY Academy is a tuition-free charter school and is accepting applications for the 2019 - 2020 school year

WAY Academy serves grades 6-12 on our campuses in metro Detroit. We are a tuition-free Public School Academy serving students and their families through a blended learning model. Our school is authorized by Lake Superior State University according to the Michigan Revised School Code.


Starting this year, you must enroll in our new online enrollment system, SchoolMint. Click the link below to start your online enrollment,



If you need help using Schoolmint, you can use the video tutorial below or the Contact Us button to contact the school staff.


Contact Information




Enrollment FAQ

How do I enroll my child at WAY Academy?

In order to enroll a child, parents or guardians must submit a paper or online application. Use the links above to apply online, download the application, or come to the school in person. Afterwards, a WAY staff member will reach out to you about your application and ensure you have provided everything needed.

What's the age requirement for attending WAY Academy?

WAY Academy serves grades 7 - 12.

A general education student who turns 20 years old on or before the first day of school will not be eligible to enroll at WAY Academy. A special education student who turns 26 years old on or before the first day of school will not be eligible to enroll at WAY Academy.

Does it cost tuition to attend?

No, WAY Academy is a free public charter school.

Do you provide special education services?

Yes. We offer special education services for students who need them. Click here for more information.

Do you provide ELL services?

Yes. Once a student is identified as an English Language Learner (ELL) he/she will receive academic support by the teacher and / or an ELL paraprofessional in the school.

Do you provide free transportation?

No, WAY Academy does not provide transportation for students.

Do you provide free / reduced meals for students?

For the 2017 - 2018 school year, all WAY Academy students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Do students have to wear a uniform?

No, students are not required to wear a uniform. Students do have to follow the dress code in the Student and Parent Handbook.