Welcome to Achieving College & Career Education

Teaching methods incorporated in this program are designed to reach and support students in a small, innovative learning environment. ACCE utilizes community partnerships, personalized instruction, online learning, and a hands-on approach to finding academic solutions.

Enrollment in this program is by referral only and is not an option that students can choose during the course selection process

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Winter 2023 Dates

Welcome to 2023, and an ever-growing ACCE!  Welcome to our new students and families; we're so glad you're in our community.  Some important winter dates: 

Jan 9th, 2023 - Quarter 3 Begins, first day of classes

January 17th - NWEA Winter Testing begins

January 20th - Apex Test-Outs each Friday from 8:30am-11:30am -- please call 734-221-1691 or email Ms. Lauren - lfardigdiop7@ycschools.us to schedule your appointment

February 1st - Black History Month begins (although we celebrate Black History 365 days a year!) 


Senior Information

Senior information page

Scholarship Information

Scholarship information page

I See You! 

We like to recognize students for making great academic and social choices! 

Fall 2022 Graduates -- Great work on completing your high school requirements.  We can't wait to see what's next for you as you seek greatness! 

Daunte Boyd

Kailah Johnson

Gerald Burke

Kamya Vesey

John-Paul Remus

Eric Birton

Jamonte Applewood

Jashila Daniels


3rd Quarter 2022-23 "I See You" Highlights

To all students who helped carry hams to parents' cars, or helped deliver Magic of Christmas presents to parents, we see you! 

Wellness Wednesday: Jeremiah =  School One on One Basketball Tournament Champion! 

Health: Preston =  Earning an A in Health class last quarter!

PE: Semiah, Meechie, Christian = Earning an A in PE last quarter!

Apex: Meechie, Amir, Julian, Nate, Malachi, Ta’Najia, Juleah = All completing at least 1 class last quarter!

ACCE of Spades

Monthly Newsletters

Congratulations to our ACCE 200 Club Members for scoring at least 200 on your Winter NWEA Math Assessment! 



Looking back at our successful fall events...

December 15th - Holiday Concert and Talent Show

Our first talent show and holiday concert was a huge success, with over 70 people in the audience cheering on our poets, pianists, singers and ACCE Choir members.  Thanks to all of our families for your support, and to Mr. Ragland of Elevate Youth Corp for documenting our event! 




Thank You for Attending our Thanksgiving Appreciation Luncheon

We held our first Thanksgiving Luncheon since 2019 on November 22nd and it was the place to be!  We would like to thank all community members who came and supported our school, cooked, baked or volunteered their time at our event. Special shout outs to Taste of Soul, The Corner Health Center, YCS Resiliency Center, Mayor Lois Richardson, Commissioner Ricky Jefferson, Belinda Dulin and Germaine Smith of the Dispute Resolution Center and so many more folks!  We are so grateful for this community! 



Meet Our Principal - Mr. Davis!

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Charles A Davis, Jr. to ACCE. Here's more about him, in his own words:
"Hello, I want to introduce myself. I am Charles A. Davis Jr., and I am the new principal of ACCE High School. I have more than 25 years of experience in education. I have been a principal of several elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. I am extremely passionate about education and building genuine relationships. I am student focused and data driven in my decision making. I look forward to meeting you all and working with you to support and guide our students to graduation."

Welcome to the ACCE family, Mr. Davis! 


See Our Amazing Staff At Work! 

Charlotte Tillerson

Mrs. Tillerson won the Educator Advocate award from the Student Advocacy Center in May of 2022, for her consistent hard work in building relationships with students, families and advocating for their educational needs.  Congratulations on your recognition, Mrs. Tillerson!  


Lauren Fardig-Diop

Ms. Lauren won the LaFontaine Teacher of the Year Award in May of 2022 and a 2022 SEMIS Award for Powerful Place-based Education!  Congrats, Ms. Lauren! 


Congratulations to ACCE students and staff for being awarded the Washtenaw County Mental Health Public Safety Preservation Millage, and Washtenaw Intermediate School District mini-grant in the amount of $5,000 in February of 2022!  This grant allowed us to build a weight room at ACCE, hold our very first Pride Prom in May and host two community Mental Health Day events, where we talked about strategies to take care of our mental health, symptoms of mental health issues and promoted help-seeking, reducing stigma in our community. 









Link to: ACCE Facebook Page




Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program

George School - 1076 Ecorse Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone: 734-221-1691
Fax: 734-484-5918


Charles Davis
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program


9th - 12th Grades

School Hours

Full Day
8:00 am - 2:55 pm
Early Dismissal
8:00 a.m .- 11:15 a.m.

2022-23 Bell Schedule

  • 1st Hour - 8:00-9:25am (including breakfast)
  • 2nd Hour -  9:30-10:40am
  • Advisory - 10:45-11:45am
  • Lunch - 11:45-12:25pm
  • 3rd Hour - 12:30-1:40pm
  • 4th Hour - 1:45-2:55pm

ACCE Staff Directory

Dana Beyer
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Lauren Fardig-Diop
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Culture & Climate Coach
Lisa Marie Farmer
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Debra Hargrove
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Food Service
Robert Heskett
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Arthur Holt
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Community Liaison
Shawn Johnson
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Teacher Consultant
Hannah Kelham
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Palmer Middlekauff
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Andrew Noune
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Lynwood Powell
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Social Worker
Jordan Prall
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Heather Reichardt
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Social Studies
Patricia Tabb
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Charlotte Tillerson
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Teacher Consultant
LaKeisha Vereen
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
31a At-Risk Social Worker
David Vidal-Jones
Ypsilanti A.C.C.E. Program
Spanish Teacher

https://www.ycschools.us/downloads/district_images/tn_virtual_tour.jpgYpsilanti Community Schools now has virtual tours of all district school buildings!  These tours will allow families to see what each building looks like and is a unique way of learning more about each school's educational programs!
Enjoy the virtual tour experience!

Ypsilanti ACCE Program Virtual Tour

ACCE’S Mental Health Day on March 22. Students participated in yoga, creating slime, smelling different calming oils, making tik toks, writing, and reading. Thank you to the Ozone House for bringing fun, relaxing activities for our students!