Our School

  • Renaissance High School graduation

    Renaissance High School is a DPSCD Premier Examination High School, founded in 1978. It offers a strong college prep curriculum and encompasses specialty programs which include Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, College Internships, and a full International Baccalaureate Program beginning in fall 2017.

    Renaissance is recognized for its challenging academic standards and consistently surpasses district and state proficiency in academic achievement, standardized assessments, and college entrance examinations. 100 percent of our graduates are accepted to college and are awarded millions in scholarships. The staff is committed to providing the highest quality education by engaging students in non-traditional learning techniques through the use of technology and hands-on experience. Renaissance has a strong community presence and provides its students with opportunities in leadership, internships, and volunteer.

  • Academics & Electives
  • Programs
  • Activities

Contact Us

  • 6565 W. Outer Dr.
    Detroit, MI 48226

    Phone: (313) 416-4600
    Fax: (313) 416-4621

    Verynda Stroughter, Principal


    • Academic Games
    • Art, Music and Physical Education
    • Basketball & Cheerleadning
    • Chess
    • DAPCEP
    • Exceptional School Culture & Climate
    • Girl Scouts
    • Honors Classes
    • Journalism & Broadcasting
    • Junior Achievement
    • Laptops for Every Student
    • MSU Student Interns
    • Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
    • Pretty Brown Girl Mentoring
    • Robotics
    • Safety Patrol
    • Small Size Classrooms
    • Student Ambassadors
    • Student Teachers
    • Targeted Assistance Interventions/Tutoring
    • Technology Team 

Quick Facts

  • 9th - 12th Grades Served
  • Yes Application Required
  • 8:00 am - 3:20 pm Bell Schedule
  • Yes Uniforms
  • 35:1 Student Teacher Ratio
  • Yes Transportation
  • 1,179 Students Enrollment