Detroit Community Schools District follows open enrollment procedures
required of all Public School Academies. Each year, students from over
60 different public schools, charter schools, home schools and private
schools merge to create our educational community. This diversity, along
with the various economic and cultural backgrounds, creates a rich and
inspiring learning opportunity.
It is our belief that family
members play an integral role in every child’s education. We encourage
all parents to support school events, become involved in the Parent
Organization maintain regular contact with staff and to endorse the
school’s mission and policies.
Detroit Community Schools, in
accordance with state law, does not consider academic ability as
criteria for enrollment. Admissions are determined by a random lottery
drawing held each year. If student demand exceeds student space,
applicants are placed on a wait list. The wait list status is determined
by the grade applied for and the date and time the application is
In our effort to keep families together, Detroit
Community Schools will give preference to siblings of currently enrolled
students. All siblings seeking enrollment must complete an application.
To be considered, the applicant must live in the same household as the
currently enrolled student and be a biological sibling, a sibling by
marriage or a court appointed sibling. Proof of guardianship is