Examination High Schools
Missed the fall application deadline? Apply during Round 2
The second round of applications for admission to examination high schools for Fall 2020 will run from April 27, 2020 to June 29, 2020. Interested families may complete an interest survey to be notified when the second round application opens.
Detroit Public Schools Community District offers enrollment in five selective admission high school programs, which offer rigorous college preparation, career preparation, competitive athletics programs and inspiring arts programs. Students are required to take an examination for admission consideration.
- Cass Technical High School
- Renaissance High School
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School
- Southeastern High School
- The School at Marygrove, accepting students in 9th and 10th grades only for fall 2020
Who can apply to an Examination High School?
Eighth grade students attending public and non-public schools are eligible to apply for admission to 9th grade in fall 2020.
Current high school students may also apply for limited openings in grades 10-12 for fall 2020, as well as limited seats in January 2020 (mid-year transfer).
Placement Exam Information
The examination high school placement exam is a critical element of the application process. Every applicant must complete the placement exam for admissions consideration for one of the District's examination high schools.
See the Taking the Test page for more information.
April 27, 2020
April 29, 2020
May 27, 2020
June 5, 2020
Office of Enrollment
9th Floor, Fisher Building
3011 W. Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
Office: (313) 873-6345
Enrollment Analysis Supervisor
Enrollment Manager / Program Supervisor
Enrollment Specialist - Parent Advocate