Welcome to Barton Elementary!

  • Barton Elementary School is located on the west side of Detroit at 8530 Joy Rd. Detroit, Michigan, 48204. Barton was reopened to reduce the class size at Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School. Our enrollment is over 200 students, with grades Pre-K through 6th . We will utilize the same curriculum that the district is using, Expeditionary Learning, and Eureka Math. We are offering the following programs: Physical Education, Music, Barton Morning Announcements, Townhall Meetings, Junior Cadet, Expect Respect and Character Trait Education, Daily Celebrations, High Expectation B.A.R.T.O.N. Student Recognition,  PBIS, Barton School Store, Barton Bear Paws Incentives, Honors Assemblies, Movie Day, Calm Classroom, Girls & Boys Mentoring, Student of the Month, Fun Friday, Girl Scouts, Intensified Intervention Student Support, Academic Games, Robotics, and After School Program.

  • Our Mission

    Barton Elementary School's mission is to provide each student with a quality education in a safe and student-friendly environment.

    Our Vision

    Barton Elementary School's goal is to collaborate with our parents and community to build an environment that produces future leaders.

    Our School Tagline

    Get Ready! Get Set! Let's Learn! 

    Barton Elementary School Student Pledge

     I am a proud Barton Elementary School Student.

     I will come to school every day to learn.

     I will respect my teachers, my classmates, and myself.

     I am a proud Barton Elementary School student.

     I will be working on my future every day.

     This is my pledge for today.

Contact Us


    • Daily Safety Protocols Upon School Entry
    • Small Intimate Learning Settings
    • One-to-One Technology
    • Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)
    • After School Programs
    • Physical Education
    • Music Education
    • Academic Games
    • Book Club
    • Robotics
    • Barton Morning Announcements
    • Townhall Meetings
    • Junior Cadet
    • Expect Respect and Character Trait Education
    • Daily Academic and Social Celebrations
    • High Expectation B.A.R.T.O.N. Student Recognition
    • PBIS
    • Barton School Store
    • Barton Bear Paws Incentives
    • Honors Assemblies
    • Spelling Bee
    • Mathematics Bee
    • Movie Day
    • Calm Classroom
    • Girls & Boys Mentoring
    • Student of the Month
    • Fun Friday 
    • Parent-Teacher Association
    • Parent-Teacher Communication Apps


Quick Facts

  • Kindergarten - 5th Grades Served
  • No Application Required
  • 8:30 am - 3:40 pm Bell Schedule
  • Yes Uniforms
  • Yes Transportation
  • 157 students Enrollment