About Us

Welcome to Vandenberg World Cultures Academy!

 AP students at Vandenberg Elementary  

Vandenberg is proud of its culturally diverse student population, teachers, and staff.

  • Nearly 40% of Vandenberg students are bilingual, speaking English and more than 30 other languages at home
  • More than 25 cultures from around the world are represented at Vandenberg 
  • Vandenberg families represent 5 of the 7 continents in the world, with families coming from the continents of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.  
  • Vandenberg staff are fluent in English, French, Wolof, Chaldean, Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.
  • Some of the languages spoken by our children and their families include: Albanian, Spanish, Wolof, Mandinka , Ga-danbe, Twi ,Yoruba ,Fyu,Tagalog, Russian, Vietnamese , ASL language, Palauan , Haitian , Hindi , Panjabi, Sianhalese, Gujarati, Arabic, Chaldean , French, Japanese, Jamaican, Swahili, Nigerian, Igbo, Eflek, and Borabu.
  • Vandenberg is the magnet elementary school in Southfield for all children whose families speak a language other than English at home