Office of Charter Schools

Detroit Public Schools Community District authorizes 13 public school academies on 14 campuses that serve students in a variety of settings and models from kindergarten through high school.

Charter schools are public schools that are required to hire certified teachers, accept all students regardless of ability, administer the MEAP and MME and otherwise abide by the same laws required of traditional schools in Michigan.

A charter school authorizer since 1994, Detroit Public Schools issues contracts with charter schools and monitors them to ensure they are financially sound, meet their academic goals and follow state and federal requirements.

Our mission is to support, develop and hold accountable high-performing charter schools that prepare Detroit children for college and careers.

Charter Schools

School Name Address Telephone
Capstone Academy 3500 John R St.
Detroit, MI, 48202
(313) 202-6082
David Ellis Academy 18977 Schaefer and 16892 Schaefer
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 927-5395
Hamilton Academy 14223 Southampton Street
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 866-4505
GEE Edmonson Academy 1300 W. Canfield Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 228-0910
GEE White Academy 5161 Charles Street
Detroit, MI 48212
(313) 866-3595
MacDowell Preparatory Academy 4201 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7310
Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center 16827 Appoline
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 341-4944
New Paradigm Glazer Academy 2001 La Belle Street
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 852-1500
New Paradigm Loving Academy 1000 Lynn Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 252-3028
Pathways Academy 11340 E. Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48214
(734) 221-0977
Ross-Hill Academy 3111 Elmwood
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 922-8088
Rutherford Winans Academy 16411 Curtis
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 852-0709
Timbuktu Academy 10800 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 823-6000
Escuela Avancemos! Academy 3811 Cicotte
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 596-0079

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