Detroit Public Schools Community District may now enroll non-resident students* for the 2022-23 school year under Section 105 and Section 105c of the State School Aid Act (MCL 388.1705c). Please visit the Enroll in a School webpage to find information on enrollment process and required documents. Please note there are additional considerations that must be met for our exam and application schools.
*There is no cost for School of Choice students; no transportation is provided for Schools of Choice students; and Detroit Public schools may refuse to enroll a non-resident student that is or has been suspended during the past two years or has been expelled.
Highland Park students
All 8th grade students from Highland Park are encouraged to call Detroit Collegiate Preparatory Academy at Northwestern for enrollment.
Phone: (313) 899-7370Detroit Collegiate Preparatory Academy at Northwestern Overview
Refugee Status or New Immigrant Students
Where to Enroll
Refugee students are able to enroll in any neighborhood school. Please visit the Enroll in a School webpage to find information on enrollment process and required documents.
Contact the Office of English Learners for assistance with placement.
Required Documents for Enrollment
Please note that refugee families may not have all required documents at the time of enrollment. Please bring the documents available to the school and the school will work with the family to secure all necessary paperwork.
- Signed and completed Enrollment Packet
- Child's birth record
- Passport or U.S Government issued I.D
- Proof of address (W-2, pay stub, public assistance documents, any official government mail, utility bills, driver's license, etc.)
- Immunization record
- Transcripts or Report Cards
- Parent/Guardian photo ID