University High School is a non-traditional school in partnership with Lawrence Technological University. It serves…More grades nine through 12 and keeps students and teachers working closely together by capping the number of students allowed to attend at 500. UHS is a college prep school focusing on college success and jobs in the 21st century. The high school focuses its students on three career paths: 1. Engineering, design and planning; 2. Manufacturing, purchasing and logistics; and 3. Marketing, sales and service.
UHS is located in central Ferndale, between University and Academy streets, on the western edge of Wilson Park. While UHS does not have uniform requirements, it does have a dress code.
The Drayton Avenue Cooperative Preschool is one of the oldest in Michigan, having served since 1950. A cooperative…More preschool means that parental involvement is key and imperative. There are only two paid staff members that work closely with a number of parents. The parents help out in the form of washing toys, working in the class room and even making playdough.
The preschool serves 2-year-olds to 4-year-olds in a play-based model of instruction. The school is full at 48 students and tuition varies from $250 a year for the 2-year-old tot program to $900 a year for the 4-year-old program.
The preschool is located behind the Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church and has no affiliation beyond renting the space.