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Our educators and staff are devoted to provided an educational environment that provides academic and character building.


Our robust curriculum and consistent instruction aides our students in consistently outperforming national achievement goals. 


Cole Academy has over 30 years of elementary educational service with campuses in both Lansing and East Lansing.

Vision Statement

Cole Academy students will be equipped to excel as leaders and lifelong learners.

Mission Statement

Cole Academy will engage and inspire our diverse students to reach their full potential through individualized instruction.


We believe in ...

  • Fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse culture.

  • Nurturing collaborative relationships among students, families, and school.

  • Students being the center of all we do. 

  • Providing a safe and supportive environment. 

  • A commitment of excellence for all. 



ECLP Resolutions

progress toward meeting the educational goals


Cole Academy

A previous version of the drill log has been removed from the website, because of an inadvertent typological error thereon. The attached log represents the most recent and accurate version of the drill log. For more information, please contact Principal Traci LaDue.

Cole Academy east

AER Reports

Annual Expulsion Report and Website Report on Criminal Incidents

Educational Information

Michigan Educator Evaluation and Research

Compliance Officers

Cole Academy Lansing and Cole Academy East - Rob Ellis, 1-517- 580-3470

Harassment and Bullying Policy


Harassment of students is prohibited and will not be tolerated. This includes inappropriate conduct by other students as well as any other person in the school environment, including employees, Board members, parents, guests, contractors, vendors and volunteers. 

Bullying - Matt's Safe School Law

The Board will not tolerate any gestures, comments, threats, or actions to any student which cause or threaten to cause bodily harm, reasonable fear for personal safety, or personal degradation. This policy applies to all activities in the school including activities on school property and those occurring off school property if the student or employee is at any school sponsored, school approved or school-related activity or function, such as field trips or athletic events where students are under the school's control, or where an employee is engaged in school business. 

Bullying - intimidation of others by acts, such as (but not limited to) the following: 

1. threatened or actual physical harm

2. un-welcomed physical contact

3. threatening or taunting verbal, written or electronic communications

4. taking or extorting money or property

5. damaging or destroying property

6. blocking or impeding student movement

Current Fiscal Year Board Approved Budget

food service fund

debt service Fund

PersonNel Expenditures

Current Operating Expenditures

Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports


FOIA Coordinator: Rob Ellis

Current Bargaining Agreements

Our Staff does not currently work under Bargaining Agreements

Health Care Plans

Audited Financial Statements

Procurement Policy

Expense Reimbursement Policy

Accounts Payable Check Register

Employee Compensation Information

District Paid Association Dues

District Paid Lobbying Costs

There were no district paid lobbying costs for 2022-2023

Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit

District Credit Card Information

District Paid out-of-state travel information

There was no travel to report in 2022-2023


 Cole Academy will fulfill requests that are not available in the transparency portion of this website.

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