Ferris State University (FSU) authorized it’s first charter school in 1997, and now authorizes 16 schools throughout the state. FSU believes that each academy authorized will have a positive impact on:
To accomplish this, each academy must provide an environment to achieve academic excellence by delivering quality programming and instruction for the children it serves. The virtues of character include: the values of freedom, honesty, integrity, and civility, in addition to rigorous accountability to all stakeholders. The virtues of character are a part of our vision for each school academy.