Detroit Public Schools Community District offers a variety of specialty, application-based schools and programs that offer students unique learning experiences. Offerings include Gifted and Talented, Foreign Language Immersion, Aviation, Science and Medicine, Fine and Performing Arts, African-Centered Education, Single-Gender Education and more. Students who attend our Application Schools excel in critical and creative thinking and thrive in settings where they can explore their passions.
Application School Updates
The window to apply for admission for Fall 2023 has closed for the following schools: Bates Academy, Chrysler Elementary, FLICS, The School at Marygrove, Golightly Education Center, and Montessori Programs (Edison, Edmonson, and Palmer Park). Click here to complete our brief survey to be notified when the admission window for 2024 opens.
Please scroll down to the "How to Apply" section to access the applications for schools still accepting applications.
Interested in PreK for the 2023-24 school year? Please visit our Great Start Readiness Program website.
Apply to High School for 2024!
The following application high schools will accept students for admission in January and Fall 2024.
Apply by 11:59 p.m. Friday December 15 to receive a decision. See details and link to each school's application below.