2501 Second Avenue, Detroit MI, 48201

Phone: (313) 263-2000 • Fax: (313) 263-2001

Principal: Lisa Phillips

Official School Web Site

“A Nationally Recognized School of Excellence”

Program Description

Cass Technical High School is one of the Nation’s most preeminent schools!
It is also a city-wide, examination-entry, college preparatory, educational
institution that offers a rich tradition of educational success via a curriculum-
structured, accelerated-learning environment.

Academic and  Curriculum Awards

  • 14 Gates Millennium Scholars in the last 5 Years
  • 8 Merit Finalists in the last 5 Years
  • 13 Achievement Finalists in the last 5 Years
  • 12 Consecutive Years of National Art Awards
  • 15 Consecutive Years of Grand Awards at Metro Science & Engineering Fair
  • Academic Games Individual National Winner for Equations / State Champions
  • Academic Games Coach of the Year Winner
  • Verizon Innovative Learning Award
  • 1st Annual STEM Genius & SeaPerch Michigan Regional Underwater Robotics
    Tournament High School Champion
  • U of M’s Architecture Program
  • Featured on CNN “Backyard Brains” show

Notable Accomplishments

  • International Baccalaureate School
    – First High School in the City of Detroit
  • Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Reward School
  • Ranked in the top 5% of all high schools in the state of Michigan
  • Wayne County Community College Dual Enrollment Program (Largest in DPS) graduating 25 students in June w/Dual Degrees
  • CIA Undergraduate School Program
  •  Largest Number of Advanced Placement Course Offerings with the Only Quantitative Analysis Courses in DPS
  • “Best High Schools” Bronze Medal by US News and World Report
  • University of Michigan Collaboration Doctors of Tomorrow Program
  • STEM Genius Program
  • Four-Time Recipient of the Best High School by the Ford/ Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards
  • New State-of-the-Art Radio / TV Lab and Athletic Work-Out Room


International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma prep (9th -10th grades); International Baccalaureate (IB) full diploma and IB ala carte (11th -12th grades), Music, Art, Dance, ESL Courses, Foreign Language Classes, College Counselor, Honors and AP Courses, Tutoring/Extended Day Program, WCCCD Dual Enrollment, Internship Program, Accelerated Reading/Math, Robotics/Science Clubs, Forensics, Chess, Dance, Glee Club, Honor Society, Media Clubs, Book Club, Recycling Program, Foreign Language Clubs, School Garden, Sports, Drama, Cheerleading, Student Government, Mentoring, Basketball, Football, Softball, Baseball, Volleyball, Tennis, Soccer, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Church/Civic Group Mentors, Business Partners

Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon Half Day
8:00 AM 3:20 PM 11:15 AM