About Us

  • Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary and Middle School services scholars from Pre-K through 8th grades. Named after one of the most prominent educators and civil rights advocates of the twentieth century, Mary McLeod Bethune, we proudly follow in her philosophy in yielding the potential of our community and young people.

    "We must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that they may direct their power to good ends." 

    ~Mary McLeod Bethune

    Not only are we equipped with smart classrooms, state of the art STEM and computer labs, but we are also proud to practice Positive Behavior Supports and Calm Classroom techniques schoolwide to ensure the culture and language students come in contact with here are based in personal growth and academic achievement.  

    Calm classroom logo with a dotted rainbow

  • Programs
  • Activity
  • Academic and Electives
  • 8145 Puritan Street

    Detroit, MI 48227-4068

    Phone: (313) 494-3830 • Fax: (313) 494-3829

    William JacksonPrincipal
  • Offerings

    • Vocal Music
    • Robotics
    • After-School Tutoring
    • Cheerleading
    • STEM Club
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  • Pre-K - 8th Grades Served
  • No Application Required
  • 7:30am - 2:40am Bell Schedule
  • No Uniforms
  • Yes Transportation
  • 629 Students Enrollment