Detroit Collegiate Prep High School Now Enrolling Students for Fall 2012

Open House: Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Detroit Collegiate Prep High School (DCPrep) is now enrolling students for its incoming 9th and 10th grade classes.

The first open house is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northwestern High School, 2200 West Grand Boulevard.

The school will add a new 9th grade class of 150 students each year until the school reaches its 9th-12th grade capacity of approximately 500 students.

Refreshments will be served and raffle prizes will be drawn throughout the day.

Those who attend should park in the rear of the building off of Lawton Street.

Additional DCP Open House Dates  (All events begin at 6 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 28
Wednesday, February 29
Thursday, March 1
Wednesday, March 7
Thursday, March 8
Monday, March 12

About Detroit Collegiate Prep High School 
Launched in the fall of 2011 with funding from Michigan Future Schools, DCPrep is an application Detroit Public Schools “priority” high school founded on the innovative Diplomas Now collaborative of Johns Hopkins University, City Year Detroit, and Communities in Schools.

Located in its own wing (known as “The East Wing”) on the campus of Northwestern High School, Detroit Collegiate Prep Principal Ricardo Martin recently announced the themes of the high school’s innovative upper academies – the Entrepreneurship Academy and the Urban Design Academy – both of which will allow students in grades 10-12 to work on cross-disciplinary projects that will immerse them in real-world learning opportunities.

About City Year, Inc.
City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.

As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders help children stay in school and on track, and transform schools and communities across the United States, as well as through international affiliates in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England.

Founded in Boston in 1988, City Year has established programs in Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Columbia, SC; Columbus; Denver; Detroit; Little Rock/North Little Rock; Los Angeles; Louisiana; Miami; Milwaukee; New Hampshire; New York; Greater Philadelphia; Rhode Island; San Antonio; San Jose/Silicon Valley; Seattle/King County; and Washington, D.C.; and international affiliates in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England. City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps.

For more information, please visit To learn more about City Year Detroit, contact Allison McElroy at 313-258-6079 or email


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