• Carleton Elementary is a PK-5 school which places special emphasis on developing exceptional leadership skills and academic achievement. We are the district's first Leader In Me school which teaches the 7 habits of highly effective leadership to all students. Our school has 1:1 technology which means whefront of carleton n students are in the building, they have daily access to laptops to use for instructional purposes and teachers use SMART interactive boards to enhance their lessons. In addition to providing a rigorous curriculum, we offer many extracurricular activities including Basketball, Cheerleading, Chess, Coding, and Soccer. We also provide after school Title I tutoring and partner with the Detroit Education Society to provide online tutoring to students as needed. We have many virtual and onsite services to support the social emotional needs of our students and families, one of which is a clinician from The Children's Center as well as our counselor. We want families to know that Carleton Elementary is truly committed to helping our students R.O.A.R. -  Realizie Our Ability to Rise!!!

    Carleton Cougars

    picture of Carleton Cougars loto    Our Mission

        We can. We will. Do our best. No excuses!

       Our Vision

        Preparing tomorrow's leaders today!

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    • After-School Tutoring
    • Cheer
    • Chess
    • Coding
    • Dance
    • Go Green Team
    • Soccer

Quick Facts

  • Pre-K - 5th Grades Served
  • Yes Uniform
  • 7:30 am - 2:40 pm Bell Schedule
  • Yes Transportation
  • No Before/After Care
  • No Application Required
  • 372 Students Enrollment