Montessori Student Enrollment

  • We are excited that you are interested in enrolling your child in our DPSCD Montessori program! 

    We offer three options for families interested in Montessori education:

    • Edison Elementary School
      17045 Grand River Ave. 
      Enrolling Montessori Students in Pre-K to 3rd Grade
    • Edmonson Elementary: A Wall to Wall Montessori Community 
      1300 W. Canfield St., Detroit, Michigan 48201
      Enrolling Montessori Students in Pre-K to 7th Grade
    • Palmer Park Prep Academy
      3901 Margareta St. 
      Enrolling Montessori Students in Pre-K to 6th Grade

    How to Apply:

    • Students must submit an online application for the Montessori Program. The application link is available at the top of the home page. 
    • Students may be admitted to Montessori in Pre-K through Grade 1 with no previous Montessori experience. 
    • Any family wishing to enroll a student in Grades 2-7 Montessori will need to provide evidence of at least one year of prior Montessori experience with their application. Evidence may be provided directly by the applicant or a Verification of Montessori Experience form can be sent to your student's previous school. The school will be expected to provide the documentation requested. Transcripts and report cards demonstrating a full year of Montessori experience are also accepted.   
    • Current DPSCD Montessori students do NOT need to re-apply. 

    Required Documents for DPSCD Enrollment

    These documents are required after a student has been accepted to the DPSCD Montessori Program. Visit to access enrollment documents.

    • Completed and signed Enrollment Packet
    • Parent/guardian photo ID
    • Child’s birth record
    • Child's immunization record or waiver
    • Transcripts or report cards
    • 2 forms of proof of address: Driver's license, Detroit ID, W-2, pay stub, public assistance documents, official government mail, utility bill, etc.
    • Health Appraisal (Pre-kindergarten Only)

    If you are interested in learning more about DPSCD's Montessori Program or would like to visit one of our Montessori schools please call (313) 985-1490.



Contact Information

  • Office of Curriculum and Instruction

    3011 W. Grand Blvd.
    9th Floor
    Detroit, MI 48202

    Phone: (313) 873-3485