Join Us! Open Doors Day!DPS Advantage

Saturday, August 29, 2015
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Schools will be open district-wide!

Want to know more about our honors programs? Our arts programs? The awesome Public School League? Or our unique STEM and STEAM-focused curriculums? Detroit Public Schools’ Open Doors Day is the perfect time to meet principals, take a tour of our schools and learn about all of the DPS Advantages!

From Dual Language Immersion to single-gender schools to African-Centered Education, DPS has it all! Enroll today! Call 313.240.4DPS (4377) or visit

DPS News Highlights

It’s Here! Picking the Perfect School Guide!

Picking the Perfect School GuideHot off the presses! Take a look at the brand new Picking the Perfect School Guide!

Want to know more about our arts programs? Our elementary golf programs? The awesome Public School League?  From Dual Language Immersion to single-gender schools to African-Centered Education, DPS has it all!

See the full guide here: Picking the Perfect School Guide

Learn more about our “Best Kept Secrets,” like our offerings at Camp Burt Shurly and Davis Aerospace Technical High School!

How Can You Make a Difference?

To pick up guides to take out to your neighborhood, grocery stores or businesses, call the DPS Enrollment Growth room at (313) 873-6345. Or sign up to be an AMBASSADOR!

Become a DPS Ambassador!

See our GREAT students and the fantastic learning opportunities happening in DPS!

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DPS Students and Employees Contribute to Steady Progress!

Picture of DPS progress guide coverNew booklet gives examples of students achievement and financial reforms over the last five years.

In an effort to tell our own story Detroit Public Schools has created a new progress guide that details how the District’s students and staff have worked together toward improved academic achievement, as well as financial and structural reforms that are laying the foundation for long-term sustainability.

DPS Progress Guide 2008-2015


Detroit International Academy for Young Women Celebrates 10 Years with a White Gown Ceremony

Pink Roses, White Gowns and Empowered Young Women

Detroit International Academy (DIA) for Young Women, the only public all girls kindergarten through grade 12 program in the state of Michigan, celebrated its 10th anniversary during the school’s first-ever “white gown” commencement ceremony. The ceremony was held on Thursday, June 4 at the Millennium Centre in Southfield.

More than 60 DIA seniors, for the first time, received their diplomas while wearing beautiful long, white dresses donated and selected by students, with help from staff, contrary to the typical “cap and gown” theme. Preparation for the white gown commencement began last year. Teachers utilized multiple etiquette workshops throughout the year to further prepare the young ladies for the ceremony.



Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting Annual Education Report

News & Press Releases

Cass Tech names two standout former players to coach boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball

DPS is headed back to school ready with initiatives, programs and resources for every student

PSL ready to open 2015 football season with star-studded cast of teams, players

LTU and DPS launch comprehensive program to encourage students in STEAM 

DPS to host a Pre-K Job Fair Friday, Aug. 14 to hire ZA Endorsed Teachers, Associate Teachers and Noon Hour Aides for 2015-16 school year

DPS to host Teacher Career Fair Jul. 18 to fill hundreds of open positions for 2015-16 school year

PSL football: Still the best game in town!

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