Holly Academy

A Public School Academy Authorized by Central Michigan University

Why Choose Holly Academy

Holly Academy Inspires Excellence

  • Top ranked school within 25 miles
  • Home of Michigan’s 2020 Charter School Teacher of the Year Jen Melero
  • #1 in Genesee County M-STEP scores
  • #1 in Oakland County M-STEP scores in Social Studies and English Language Arts
  • MDE Reward School
  • CMU School of Excellence
  • Michigan Association of Public School Academies Administrator of the Year
  • Y5’s-8 Self-Managed Public School Academy
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Holly Academy Develops the Whole Child

Yes, we are very proud of our students and staff in their accomplishments, but numbers aren’t everything! Our mission is to provide individual academic success through a positive family/school/community partnership.


  • Our character education program creates a positive learning environment to build student confidence without the fear of bullying
  • Our music program is world class – we begin band in 4th grade and have Symphonic Band, Academy Arts Ensemble, and Choir
  • Our students begin Spanish in Young 5’s, culminating in a middle school Spanish Drama event!
  • Science students tap the maple trees to make syrup each year, and participate in A World in Motion
  • Our Garden Club students make salsa from vegetables they grow here at Holly Academy.
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To learn more about Holly Academy or schedule a visit please call us at 248-634-5554, ext. 8.

“My children’s teachers are giving them the individual attention they need to excel. My children are developing the skills to learn, and the passion to be life-long learners.”

“My wife and I are very pleased with the character and confidence our children display after having grown up in the Holly Academy family.”

Holly Academy
820 Academy Rd., Holly, MI 48442