Durfee Elementay Middle School

    School Moto

    We Believe That......

    High Expectations produce high results.

    Each person deserves respect as a human being.

    Each person has immeasurable instrinsic worth.


    Our Mission

    We educate, and empower every student at Durfee every day, to build a stronger Detroit. 


    All students will have the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to thrive in our city, our nation, our world. 


    Core Values

    Student First

    Make decisions that are in the best interest of students.  Use every resource strategically sothat we can meet students' individual needs. 


    School Color

    Green and Gold

    School Mascot

    Bull Dog