About CMA

  • Communication & Media Arts High School (CMA) has a historical presence in the Metropolitan Detroit area of being a leading application school since 1992. The programming, culture, academic performance, and nurturing environment has allowed CMA to attract youth, families, and children of alumni throughout the years from across the metropolitan Detroit area. 

    The commitment is Always students FIRST! CMA provides quality education and opportunities for all. CMA prides itself on providing a well-rounded rigorous curriculum that focuses on laying solid foundations and pursuing strengths for a superior, brighter future. The staff at CMA is committed to meeting the needs of all students.

    Building authentic relationships where everyone can be themselves; there is a club, organization, sports program, and partnership for all. CMA proudly boasts their new reimagined Digital Media Arts pathway where students can be nationally recognized for projects and work in this area of study. CMA is a best kept secret as the leading Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) application school of the Westside.

     If you are ready to take the next step in offering 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
    • Personal Finance 
    • Teen Court 
    • Mass Communications
    • Journalism 
    • Chancellor's Club
    • Women of Tomorrow
    • Digital Media Arts
    • Art

Quick Facts

  • 9th - 12th Grades Served
  • Yes Application Required
  • 8:00am - 2:55pm Bell Schedule
  • Yes Dress Code
  • Yes Transportation
  • 300 Students Enrollment