Welcome Wednesdays K-8 Virtual Open House Series

Welcome Wednesdays - Virtual Open Houses Fall/Winter

  • Be Part of Our Rise! 

    Our Fall/Winter "Welcome Wednesday" series has completed but stayed tuned for District-wide Virtual Open Houses this spring that will provide an in-depth, personalized overview of DPSCD schools. If you have questions about a specific school, we invite you to contact the school directly or reach our Office of Enrollment who will ensure you are connected with your school of interest and answer your questions, enrollment.growth@detroitk12.org or 313-873-6345.

    Join us for our Welcome Wednesdays K-8 Virtual Open House series! Explore your family's "right fit" amidst options that include Montessori curriculum, African-centered education, specialized arts programs, dual-language immersion and more. All offer a strong college and career-aligned curriculum; social emotional supports; certified, engaged teachers, and more!

    During an open house, you will:  

    • Hear from a trio of DPSCD application and gems neighborhood schools
    • Learn key information about each school's unique programming
    • Meet principals, school leadership and families, and learn more about what makes their school unique

    Welcome Wednesdays Calendar



    Featured Schools


    November 18

    Edmonson Elementary School - Montessori

    Golightly Education Center

    Thirkell Elementary-Middle School

    Powerpoint Presentation

    Edmonson Video

    Golightly Video

    Thirkell Video

    December 2

    Palmer Park Preparatory Academy -Montessori

    Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy

    Bagley Elementary School

    Powerpoint Presentation 

    Palmer Park Video

    PRMX Video 

    Bagley Video

    December 9


    Edison Elementary School – Montessori

    Cooke STEM Academy

    Powerpoint Presentation 

    FLICS Video

    Edison Video

    Cooke Video 

    December 16

    Bates Academy

    John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy

     Charles Wright Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Powerpoint Presentation

    Bates Video

    John R. King Video

    Charles Wright Video

    January 20

    Academy of the Americas

    Neinas Dual-Language Learning Academy

     Maybury Elementary School

    Power Point Presentation

    AOA Video

    Neinas Video

    Maybury Video

    January 27

    Chrysler Elementary School

    Marcus Garvey Academy

     Spain Elementary – Middle School

    Power Point Presentation

    Chrysler Video

    Marcus Garvey Video

    Spain Video

    Featured Schools 

    Read below for an overview of our featured schools for the K-8 Open Houses!  

    For a full list of our District’s schools, check out our SCHOOL GUIDE

  • Academy of the Americas

  • Bagley Elementary School of Journalism and Technology

  • Bates Academy

  • Charles Wright Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • Chrysler Elementary School

  • Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy

  • Edmonson Elementary School


  • Golightly Education Center

  • John R. King Academy and Performing Arts Academy

  • Marcus Garvey Academy

  • Maybury Elementary School

  • Neinas Dual-Language Learning Academy

  • Palmer Park Preparatory Academy

  • Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy