About CMA

  • The CMA building

    Welcome to Communication and Media Arts High School (CMA)! CMA is an examination school in the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). Communications And Media Arts High School, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's best high schools. With a silver medal award, we are ranked #3 in Wayne County. We have a talented, and highly qualified staff, our staff is committed to meeting the needs of all students. We offer a rigorous college prep curriculum. We are career a pathway school for digital media arts. Students in the digital media arts pathway can receive a nationally recognized certification. 

    The academically challenging, college preparatory curriculum includes advanced placement courses, dual enrollment courses and honor classes in partnership with Wayne County Community College.

     If you are ready to take the next step in offereing your child a quality education contact us today for more information. 


  • We educate and empower every student, in every community, every day, to build a stronger Detroit.


  • All students will have the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to thrive in our city, our nation, our world.

Contact Us


    • Honor Classes
    • AP Classes 
    • Robotics
    • Teen Court 
    • Personal Finance 
    • Teen Court 
    • Mass Communications
    • Journalism 
    • Global Issues
    • Chancellor's Club
    • Women of Tomorrow
    • Digital Media

Quick Facts

  • 9th - 12th Grades Served
  • Yes Application Required
  • 8:00am - 2:37pm Bell Schedule
  • Yes Dress Code
  • Yes Transportation
  • 295 Students Enrollment