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VISIT OUR ACADEMYWe will contact you to schedule a date and time for you and your family to visit our academy and answer any questions you may have.
Open HousesWe will host a number of Open Houses for an opportunity to learn more about our academy.
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Frequently asked questions
At Global Tech Academy we’re driven by providing the family as a whole with information. If you still have unanswered questions please view our Frequently Asked Questions section below. If your questions still haven’t been answered we’d love to hear from you. Feel free to contact us directly.
What is Global Tech Academy?
Global Tech Academy is a tuition-free public school academy located in Ypsilanti, MI. Central Academy offers grades K-5 and also has a free GSRP preschool program for families that qualify. Global Tech Academy educators are fully certified to teach by the Michigan Department of Education. Central Academy is authorized through Eastern Michigan University and governed by a public school academy board of directors.
How do I apply to Global Tech Academy?
Applications can be downloaded from our website, or picked up from our Academy at 1715 Forest Ave Ypsilanti, MI 48198. Applications must be returned with the requested listed documents noted on the second page of the application. If you need assistance in completing this application, please contact or stop by at our main office during normal business hours, M-F from 8:25am-4:00pm / 734-390-9625.
What if I am an English Language Learner?
The Academy seeks to provide every child, regardless of national origin or native language, quality, and meaningful educational instruction. Each students is evaluated on his/her English language proficiency. Consequently, students who are English Language Learners (ELLs) are provided instructional services through ELL programs which are designed to meet each students unique needs.
What additional student activities does Global Tech Academy offer?
Students have the opportunity to join a number of programs that include academic games and STEAM activities. We offer afterschool programming and a number of programs lead by the Parent and Family Involvement Group for students.
Are there any fees?
Global Tech Academy is tuition free for all Michigan residents that qualify for enrollment!
Do I need additional course material such as textbooks, supplies or special programs?
All textbooks and supplemental material is provided to students once enrolled. Global Tech Academy has made arrangements with software and major publishers to ensure all our students have legal access to the resources necessary to complete their work at school and home. Supplies lists are sent home at the beginning of the school year for all grades. Please check with your child’s teacher for more information. If you are unable to afford supplies, please let us know and we will do our best to assist you.
What equipment is required?
Our Academy provides each student with a laptop in school when required. Equipment is the property of Central Academy and must be returned when required to do so.
What is the attendance policy?
The law in Michigan governing compulsory student attendance requires a parent, legal guardian, or other person having control or charge of a child age six to sixteen to send the child to school during the entire school year, except under the limited circumstances. Please make sure your child is dropped off to school everyday and on on-time.