Exam High School Application Assistance

  • Application Assistance

    Detroit Public Schools Community District will offer safe, convenient support for families who need assistance with completing the examination high school application. Trained staff are available in person or online through November 14, 2020.
    Please review the options carefully. 

    Make an Appointment for Application Support

    Application Webinars

    Join us for two informational Webinars that will provide an overview of all schools, the application process and how to apply.
    All schools will participate, and there will be an opportunity for questions and answers. 

    Thursday October 22, 6 p.m.

    Monday November 2, 6 p.m.

    School Webinars

    Each examination high school will host an introductory webinar. Learn about their programs, offerings and why they may be a great fit for your child. 
    Attend as many as you can. Return to this page for links to each webinar.



    Tuesday Oct. 27, 6 p.m.

    Communication and Media Arts High School

    Wednesday Oct. 28, 6 p.m. 

    Southeastern High School

    Thursday Nov. 5, 5 p.m. 

    Renaissance High School

    Monday Nov. 9, 6 p.m. 

    Cass Technical High School

    Tuesday Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m. 

    Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School

    Thursday Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m. 

    The School at Marygrove 

    Phone and Video Application Assistance

    Make a 30-minute appointment to receive one-on-one assistance with your application. Trained support team members will be available via phone or Microsoft Teams video conference.
    Sessions will begin on Tuesday October 20 and continue through November 14. 

    Tuesdays: 5-7 p.m.
    Fridays: 7-9 a.m. and 5-7 p.m.
    Saturday October 31: 12-2 p.m.
    Saturday November 14: 12-2 p.m.

    Face-to-Face Application Assistance

    Make a 30-minute appointment to receive one-on-one assistance in a safe environment.
    Participants will have access to a computer and printer/scanner so they can complete the application on site. Two guests per party, please. Social distancing and masks will be strictly enforced. Temperatures will be checked at the door, and capacity will be limited. No walk-ins allowed.

    Monday October 26, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cass Technical High School, 2501 Second Avenue, 48201

    Thursday October 29, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Detroit Children's Museum, 6134 Second Avenue, 48202

    Monday November 2, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Detroit Children's Museum, 6134 Second Avenue, 48202

    Friday November 6, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School, 3200 E. Lafayette, 48207

    Thursday November 12, 4 - 6 p.m. Renaissance High School, 6565 W. Outer Drive, 48235

    Friday November 13, 12-2 p.m. Communication and Media Arts, 19501 Berg, 48219

    Saturday November 14, 12-2 p.m. Detroit Children's Museum, 6134 Second Avenue, 48202 

    Virtual Group Application Assistance

    Do you have a group of parents who need assistance with their application? Set a 1-hour appointment to meet with DPSCD staff. Groups must have between 3 and 10 individuals. Only one person needs to schedule the appointment and share the Virtual link with the other parents. 

    Wednesdays: 4 - 5 p.m. 

    Thursdays: 4 - 5 p.m. 


    Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page. 
    Email the Admissions Team at exam.schools@detroitk12.org
    Call (313) 873-6345

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    Virtual Open Houses

    Application Resources

    Transcript Request Forms

    Download the following documents and submit them to your current and/or former school to request the academic records required for your application.

    The forms may be used by out-of-district students or current District students who have attended another school district (charter or private) at some point during the last two academic years.

    Submit the forms as early as possible to give your school time to process the request.

    Current District students who have been enrolled for the last two years do not need to submit transcripts with their application. 

    Transcript Request Form - 8th Grade Students

    Transcript Request Form - High School Students

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    How to apply on a Smart Phone

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