Authorizer

Bay Mills Community College

Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) is the authorizer for Bradford Academy. As the authorizer, BMCC provides oversight of the charter contract and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations. BMCC appoints the Board of Directors and provides training sessions for the Board.
The Charter Office of Bay Mills Community College supports the educational choices and opportunities for all children in the State of Michigan, regardless of their race, national heritage, culture and/or economic status. As such, BMCC ensures academic goals are being met.

Bay Mills Community College is located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s historic Eastern Upper Peninsula. It is the only accredited tribal college east of the Mississippi River. Diverse ages, backgrounds and individual goals make the student population of BMCC unique. BMCC’s faculty is committed to providing excellence in education to both traditional and non-traditional students.

For more information about Bay Mills Community College please visit its web site at www.bmcc.org.

Education Service Provider

Choice Schools Associates

Bradford Academy excels, in great part, because of its managing partner, Choice Schools Associates. Choice is a family-owned, Michigan based education service provider with a team that is passionate about your child receiving the best education they possibly can.

For over two decades Choice Schools Associates has carried out its mission to partner with school communities, empowering and equipping them to fulfill their unique mission. Choice provides Michigan charter schools with exceptional assistance in all aspects of school management while striving to meet three fundamental and unchanging standards: significantly improve students’ academic achievement; delight parents and ensure high levels of satisfaction; and create a safe, secure learning environment.

Choice customizes its services to meet the unique needs of each academy and works diligently to ensure that the Academy Board’s vision is carried out. The strength of Choice is its exceptional people who provide services to children, parents and families at every school it manages. This recognition, coupled with its emphasis on achievement of Academy Board goals and Choice’s standards, makes Choice a truly unique education service provider.

Choice’s Mission:
We partner with school communities, empowering and equipping them to fulfill their unique mission.

Choice’s Vision:
In our communities everyone thrives. #EveryoneThrivesHere

AdvancEd Accredited


Bradford Academy is accredited through
AdvancEd. Being accredited means Bradford Academy adheres to a high set of educational standards set by AdvanceEd.  During the accreditation process, not only were our academic standards evaluated, but also our programs, culture and school community.  Being accredited is a testament to the fact that our teachers and staff work together to ensure all needs of students are met.