Discover Central Academy

A multicultural, public school focused on educating the whole child in a nurturing environment.

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Central Academy offers Arabic as world language for all grades.

Student Life

Students can participate in athletics, student clubs and robotics clubs!


We offer GSRP Pre-K and K-12

Academy Resources


Our Location

2459 S. Industrial Highway 48104

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Why choose us

Central Academy offers a safe learning environment that fosters community and excellence when it comes to your child’s education. We take pride in our many accomplishments and mission to excel students so that they are prepared for a bright future. As an PYP IB World School, our Academy aims to challenge students on a global scale. We offer a character education program that we believe is essential for their success in both their personal and academic lives.


Maximum of 25 students per teacher.

100% College Enrollment

100% of our students enroll in a higher education institution. We are # 1 in the State of Michigan.

1:1 Technology

Students at Central Academy have access to individual laptops.


We utilize the 21st century technology in the classrooms, this includes computers and smart board technology.

Top High School

Our high school was recognized by US News World Report as a Top High School in the US.


Caring and professional educators available at our Academy are fully certified educators licensed by the Michigan Department of Education.

See how we go beyond curriculum mandates by offering Arabic education, after school programs, tutoring, and more!

About Central Academy

Our academy is placed in diversely rich, international communities with aspirations of a better future for themselves, and their children, via education and support.


Central Academy’s curriculum will be sufficiently broad to allow students the opportunity to study a range of subjects including: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Arabic Language, Science, Social Studies, PE, Technology, Art and Music.

What We Offer

Central Academy is a multicultural, public school focused on educating the whole child in a nurturing environment. All students are guaranteed a safe, secure and orderly environment and have the opportunity to develop, learn, and achieve their own individual excellence.

About Our Principal

Dr. Luay Shalabi, Principal

Dr. Luay Shalabi earned his MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Eastern Michigan University and doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Wayne State University focusing on bilingual and bicultural education. He has been in the field of education since 1981 when he started teaching English as a foreign language oversees.
He has a wide experience and a great passion in the field of bilingual bicultural education. Dr. Shalabi joined the founders of Central Academy, the first of all GEE schools, even before the school started its operation in 1996.