Winans High School

School Address: 
7616 E. Nevada St. 
Detroit, MI 48234

School Phone: 
(313) 365-5578

School Mascot: 
Saints

About Winans Academy:

The Marvin L. Winans Academy of the Performing Arts began in 1997 by Marvin L. Winans, the grammy-winning artist of the famed ‘Winans’ gospel group.  The school started with grades K-5 and 248 students and one grade was added every year until the school reached 12th grade.  The school emphasizes a commitment to excellence and Chancellor Winans is motivated to have each student achieve their highest goals. 

The mission of the Academy is to prepare students for academic and performing arts excellence and responsible citizenship.

There are now over 1,100 students attending Winans Academy.  The Academy is a Michiganpublic charter school serving grades K-12.  The district consists of 3 schools on two campuses. The elementary school, on the Dominican campus, can house 750 students. The middle and high schools, on the Nevada campus, can house 450 students and is set for expansion in the near future.  Both campuses provide a safe and positive environment in which students can learn. 

The Academy offers both an academics and a performing arts curriculum.  The award winning performing arts department allows students to express themselves creatively while giving them exposure to the fine arts.  Classes include dance, orchestra, art, vocal, music and drama, all of which have been recognized in competitions and exhibitions locally and nationally. 


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