Student Records and Transcripts

  • The Office of Student Records maintains the permanent records of current and former students of the Detroit Public Schools Community District.  Upon completion of an online request, the Student Records team may provide transcripts which are often used for placement in higher education and to confirm an individual's identification, verification of attendance for employmnent purposes and duplicate diploma requests. Upon submission of a student records request, we require a 10-day timeline for processing.


    Request Student Records


    Requests by Mail 

    We are currently not accepting walk-up requests. If you are unable to sbumit your records request online, you may mail in your request to:

    Detroit Public Schools Community District
    Student Records & Transcripts
    1425 East Warren Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Detroit, MI 48207-1020


    Acceptable Forms of Identification

    When submitting your request online, you must submit a clear copy of your current identification to copbain a copy of your student records. The following documents are accepted:

    • Driver's License
    • State I.D.
    • Passport
    • Birth Certificate
    • Court Documents
    • Utility Bills
    • Medical Records
    • Insurance Documents
    • Mail with Identifying Names and Addresses

    If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must request your records.

    If you are 18 or older, you must request the record(s) or provide a written and signed documentation and a clear copy of your identification authorizing someone else to obtain a copy of your record(s). In addition, the person authorized to request a copy of your record(s) must also have a clear copy of their own photo identification as well.


    Questions & Status Requests

    To check the status of your submission, please contact Records requests submitted online may be fulfilled within 10 business days. When sending your inquiry, be sure to have the following information available: 

    • Student’s Name(s) while attending the District
    • Current Name and phone number
    • Student’s Date of Birth
    • Name of all schools student attended 
    • Graduation month and year
    • Student’s Home Address while in attendance

Contact Information


    In an effort to curb
    the spread of Covid-19
    (Coronavirus), the location on W Forest Ave
    has been closed to the public.

     Please use the request form on this page.