Trix Performance Academy

Welcome to Trix Performance Academy. We are a first-rate academic and fitness institution where your student can grow intellectually and physically. We strive to instill the values of lifelong learning, strong character, and the importance of being physically fit in each of our students. Our staff and administration stand ready to provide the best possible education and preparation for life. Please explore our Web site for further information, and feel free to visit or contact us at any time.

Trix Performance Academy
13700 Bringard Dr. • Detroit, MI 48205 • 313-852-8644 Office

Trix Performance Academy staff celebrate at awards ceremony

Trix staff pictured at the awards ceremony

Here is Team Trix celebrating together after the awards ceremony on Friday! Go Team Trix!

Mrs. Emily Piccoli is Trix Peformance Academy Principal of the Year!

Here is Principal of Trix Performance Academy, Mrs. Emily Piccoli, receiving her award on Friday for Detroit area Performance Academies Principal of the Year award. Mrs. Piccoli received this award for leading the top performing Performance Academies school in Detroit. Well done!

Mrs. Emily Piccoli pictures with Stephanie Widner and Dr. Myrrha Satow

Michel Foster is Trix Peformance Academy Teacher of the Year!

Michael Foster and Stephanie Widner at awards ceremony

Performance Academies of Detroit, Teacher of the Year, from Trix Performance Academy, Michael Foster is pictured here receiving his award from Performance Academies Founder, Dr. Myrrha Satow. Mr. Foster is also pictured alongside Mrs. Stephanie Widner, Superintendent and Chief of Staff. Mr. Foster’s students exhibited the highest academic growth from fall to spring of any teacher. His award is well deserved! Way to go! We are so proud of Mr. Foster and all our dedicated and hard working teachers in Detroit!

Kelsey Mills is Performance Academy Manager of the Year in Detroit!

Congratulations Kelsey Mills for being this year’s Detroit Performance Academies Office Manager of the Year! We appreciate you!

Kelsey Mills pictured with Stephanie Widner

Stewart Performance Academy Early Childhood Teacher of the Year in Detroit!

Karly Moore pictured with Stephanie Widner

Congratulations Karly Moore, Performance Academies Early Childhood Teacher of the Year in Detroit, Michigan! Well done!

Regional Spelling Bee Results!

Detroit and Toledo area Performance Academy schools competed in a regional Spelling Bee this week. Pictured below are the Spelling Bee winners from this event. 1st place- Lanaya Miller-Toledo Preparatory and Fitness Academy, 2nd place-Mariyah Montgomery -Trix Performance Academy, and 3rd place-Kendra Hakkarainen-Toledo Preparatory and Fitness Academy. Nice job to all the participants of this year’s annual Spelling Bee!

Toledo and Detroit area schools spelling bee winners

Fitness and Martial Arts Teacher In-Service Training

Fitness Teachers during in-service

Performance Academies fitness and martial arts teachers working with Fitness Director, Chris Hopkins during in-service in Columbus, Ohio.

Teachers Gather for In-Service Training!

Detroit Performance Academy principals, teachers, and academic coaches have been working hard in their in-services to prepare for the upcoming school year for students!


In-Service Trainers


Special Education Director, Mrs. Wendy Sarmir, Performance Academies Founder, Dr. Myrrha Satow, and Curriculum Director, Mrs. Sara Cheraso were among the trainers today at Columbus Prep and Fitness Academy.


Charter schools make significant progress

The charter school sector has grown while improving performance and achieving advocacy wins

Charter Schools in U.S. Have Made Significant Progress in the Last 5 Years-Bellwether Education.

Trix Performance Academy receives recognition  for success!

Turnaround School

Our Trix Performance Academy of Detroit is mentioned favorably in this article in Education Next about school recovery districts and turnaround districts:

We are so proud of our Trix team and our entire PA team who contribute so much to the collective success of all of our schools!

 Detroit charters have higher learning gains

“On average, Detroit charters have higher learning gains…You can’t get out of poverty unless you get a great education, and you can’t get a great education unless you’re able to choose the right school.”

students in classroom with teacher

Serving Grades K-8 • Small Class Sizes
All Day Kindergarten • Daily Fitness Regimen in Martial Arts, Soccer
Strong Academics • Extended School Day from 8:45 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.
All Students Wear Uniforms • No Tuition!

Key documents related to the operation, finance and academics of our schools can be located by linking to the Michigan Educational Choice Center.


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Public Notice of Special Meeting


Thursday, January 19, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Murphy Performance Academy
23901 Fenkell St. • Detroit, MI 48223

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