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DPS kicks off Application Period Monday, March 2 for 21 Application Schools


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Detroit Public Schools will kick off its Application Period Monday, March 2 for its 21 Application Schools. Families seeking to apply for spots in these schools should apply at the school site for the 2015-16 school year.

This is the first of two periods during March-April for families to select schools. An Open Enrollment Period for all schools will follow, from April 13-24 and include additional opportunities to visit and learn more about schools.

The options range from a number of top-ranked schools by Excellent Schools Detroit to new programs such as the Mark Twain School for Scholars, a gifted and talented school in Southwest Detroit, to language immersion programs, such as those offered at the Academy of the Americas and Foreign Language Immersion and Cultural Studies School.

The two-week Application Schools period runs from March 2-16.

Two after-school Enrollment Fairs at the Application Schools will be held during the Application Period on:

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Go to the Enrollment page to learn more and download applications!

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