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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, Media Arts, 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.


How to Apply

Applications for the 2021-22 school year will be accepted online only at In addition to completing the online application, families may need to take additional steps, which may include an exam, interview and/or audition. Prospective families and students should review school requirements and programming before applying.

K-8 Application School Admissions 2021-22


High School Admissions 2021-22


Application Support

The Office of Enrollment will provide one-on-one application support starting the week of February 15. Families may visit to make an appointment for a phone or video call.