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About Frontier Academy

Frontier International Academy is a free public charter school district serving students in grades K-5 at the Warren campus and 9th-12th grades at the Detroit campus. Frontier International Academy goes well beyond the curriculum mandates. We offer Arabic education, after school programs, tutoring and more!

Frontier International Academy Detroit campus (9-12th)

13200 Conant St.

Detroit, MI 48212

School Mission

To promote lifelong learning by nurturing academic excellence, positive character, and appreciation of cultures.

School Vision

The vision of Frontier International Academy is to have a school where all students are entitled to reach their highest potential through a meaningful educational experience. Our academy is placed in diversely rich, international communities with aspirations of a better future for themselves, and their children, via education and support. Parents are partners in the learning process and educational success.

Dr. Aabed, Principal


About Principal Dr. Aabed (High School)

Dr. Aabed holds a Doctorate of Philosophy and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Foundations. He is licensed in school administration and a licensed secondary education teacher (ESL), given by the Utah State Office of Education. In addition, he is a licensed school administrator, given by the Michigan State Office of Education. Dr. Aabed received additional training that included a wide array of programs focusing on curriculum, effective instruction and assessment, data analysis, principalship and leadership, grant writing, and school improvement and accreditation. He is currently a North Central Association (NCA) team member and a certified AdvancED Quality Assurance Review chair.  Dr. Aabed have received the award of the administrator of the year 2009/2010 in Detroit, Michigan at the 12th Annual Michigan Charter Schools Conference. He has been guided, throughout his entire professional career and personal life, by the value of putting people (students, staff, and parents) first and taking satisfaction in pursuing a positive and meaningful impact.

About Global Educational Excellence

GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE (GEE) is an educational management company that was founded in 1998 by Mohamad Issa and Dr. Said Issa. GEE was established as a vehicle for developing educational environments where all children are offered quality educational opportunities. Since 1998, the GEE family of schools has grown to include thirteen campuses in the following cities; Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn, Hamtramck, Detroit, Warren as well as a campus in Toledo, Ohio.