Ellen Thompson Elementary

Ellen Thompson Elementary

University Prep Academy (UPA) Elementary School-Ellen Thompson Campus offers students a stellar academic experience that cultivates future success in middle school, high school and college. The program at UPA Elementary School- Ellen Thompson Campus is rigorous, comprehensive, and personalized to meet the individual needs of students. Providing students with a wide range of engaging experiences helps us work with students to begin to identify their passions, which is a critically important engine for future success.

A Letter From Our Principal
When students enter UPA Ellen Thompson Elementary School they are placed in a class with one highly qualified teacher and 15 other students. This group stays together for two years. Learn More
At UPA Ellen Thompson, students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities early on in their academic career. Learn More
Learn more about the attendance and tardiness policies enforced at UPA Ellen Thompson.
We’re inviting you to build an Ellen Thompson photo gallery! Submit your photos to Josephine Cook at josephine.cook@uprepschools.com
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Contact Us

Ellen Thompson Elementary
957 Holden
Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: (313) 874-9800
Fax: (313) 874-9822
Principal: Tamara Johnson
School Operations Manager: Crystal Foster