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


Informational meeting for interested parents will be held at
Trix Performance Academy
13700 Bringard Dr, Detroit, MI 48205

Saturday, March 25 • 12-2 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29 • 4:30-6 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided.

Any Questions?
Call Emily Piccoli, Principal, at 313-852-8644.

Congratulations Geography Bee Winners!

Geography Bee Winners

Geography Bee Winners from our Detroit area schools pictured with Superintendent, Mrs. Stephanie Widner:

  • Bre’yonna Hill-6th Grade-1st place-Murphy Performance Academy
  • Isaiah Hill-8th Grade-2nd place-Murphy Performance Academy
  • Sanya Vasquez-5th Grade-3rd place-Stewart Performance Academy

Way to go! We are so proud of you!

National School Choice Week!

January 23rd marks the first day of National School Choice Week 2017! Did you know more than 2.6 million students nationwide now attend a public charter school?


Link to NCSW Kick Off


Michigan celebrates National School Choice Week #SchoolChoice, 730 School Choice Week Events!

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

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.


Columbus Prep-3

Special Meeting
April 13, 2017 • 6 p.m. 

Purpose to discuss and act on various issues dealing with changes in board authorization and school management.

Trix Performance Academy
13700 Bringard Dr. • Detroit, MI 48205


May 11, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Trix Performance Academy
13700 Bringard Dr. • Detroit, MI 48205

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