• Welcome to Palmer Park Preparatory Academy’s Webpage.  Please take a moment to explore the information we have provided for you on our school website.  Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is located in the heart of the University District on the Westside of Detroit.  We have approximately 450 students in grades K-8. Our special programs include three Montessori classrooms in grades PreK-2nd that also offer a before and after school program.   

    Our students is the major focus of our professional learning community. The Detroit Public Schools Community District and P3A take great pride in our academic excellence. Differentiated instruction is the center of our instructional practices. It involves "using a variety of teaching materials, strategies and techniques based upon the learner’s current instructional level, interests, aptitudes and abilities in order to bring about desired expectations and preferred learning results.   Our teachers also believe in engaging students in hands-on learning activities, and digital learning. 

    Palmer Park Preparatory Academy have two computer Labs and multiple computers carts for teachers classrooms which is an ntegral parts of our instructional program.  

    Our parents are very active and provide much support and volunteer time for students and staff. Our very active PTA supports school through volunteer work, and special events. Some of our annual special events include a Literacy, Math and Science Night.  

    Our extracurricular activies programs incude:


    Academic games

    Boys and Girls Basketball