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  • Welcome

    We are so glad you're here!

    Detroit Public Schools Community District is preparing for a safe return to schools for fall 2020. We are offering flexible learning options for families, smart safety measures, and supports for students at all schools. With more than 100 schools and 50,000 students, Michigan's largest school district is keeping our children and staff are at the heart of our community. We believe we have the perfect school to meet your needs. Review the enrollment information provided below or contact us today so that we can help you find that special place where your child will learn and grow.

    Learn about our Reopening Plan here.

    Pop-Up Enrollment Centers - Now Open!

    Ready to Enroll? Click here for more information

     

    Finding a School

    Detroit Public Schools Community District offers a variety of school options! Learn more below.

    Neighborhood Schools
    To identify your neighborhood schools, click here and enter your address.
    To learn more about your neighborhood page, visit our School Directory and navigate to each school's web site to explore their offerings.

    Montessori Schools
    Detroit Public Montessori is dedicated to the Montessori philosophy and accepts students on a first-come, first-served basis by application. 
    To learn more, visit the Montessori web page. 

    Application Schools 
    To learn more about our specialty programs, including gifted, accelerated, single-gender and specialty high schools, please click here

    Fine and Performing Arts Schools
    We offer a comprehensive fine, performing and multimedia arts education from K-12. To learn more, please click here

    Examination High Schools 
    Our most rigorous college and career preparation programs require an examination and have a competitive admissions process. 
    To learn more, click here

    Career and Technical Centers
    Students enrolled in a District high school can graduate with certification in various courses of study in seven industries. To learn more, click here

    Need more assistance?

    Click here to request assistance

     

    Have questions or facing difficulties enrolling in a school?

    Call the parent hotline at (313) 240-4377.

    Need language assistance? 

    Call our translation line at (866) 879-1195 for over the phone interpretation services.

     

    Kindergarten Requirements

    Kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1. If the child will be five by December 1, you can inquire about a waiver.

    Pre-Kindergarten

    A student must be four years old by December 1. For more information on our Pre-K enrollment, click here

    Transportation

    Elementary/Middle: School bus transportation is provided for elementary/middle school students who live more than 3/4 of a mile from their assigned neighborhood school.

    High School: Bus passes are provided to high school students who live 1.5 miles or more away from their assigned neighborhood school.

    Transportation is not provided to students who live in Detroit but reside outside of the neighborhood boundary of the school in which they are seeking to enroll.

     

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