Covenant Schools Detroit

Covenant High School East

9100 Gratiot Ave

Detroit, MI 48213



Mr. Thomas, Principal CHA East Headshot

It is Mr. Thomas’s honor and pleasure to serve as Principal of Covenant House Academy East. This is his 22nd year in educational leadership. Before joining Covenant House Academy, he had many outstanding leadership positions. Even with these amazing experiences, he will always be a teacher at his core - teaching and learning is his passion. He has six years of classroom teaching experience in middle and high school. Mr. Thomas’ educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Education from Henderson State and a Master of Education from Governor’s State University. He also has a superintendent’s endorsement from Illinois State University. His goal is to continue to provide a warm and nurturing climate and culture that is conducive to teaching and learning.  By doing this, he believes each student will grow to reach their highest potential. He is very excited to engage all stakeholders in our school community this year!


  • School begins at 9:00am and ends at 2:30pm
  • There is breakfast and tutoring available from 8:30am - 8:55am
  • After school tutoring and activities are offered from 2:45pm - 3:30pm