Clara B. Ford Academy
All children can learn, perhaps not in the same way on the same day.
Clara B Ford Academy is a charter school for females in grades 5–12 who are placed at Vista Maria in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. Vista Maria is a residential treatment facility for children with a history of trauma, abuse and neglect. Clara B. Ford Academy (CBF) provides an innovative learning environment integrating treatment and academic goals. The academy features several important characteristics to enhance academic success, including: large beautiful, secure campus, small class sizes, therapeutic classroom support staff, and paraprofessionals. The core service focus at both Clara B. Ford Academy and Vista Maria is to treat, heal and educate our students.