8401 Trinity Street, Detroit MI, 48228-2807

Phone: (313) 945-1330 • Fax: (313) 945-1557

Principal: Ivan Branson

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Dixon Educational Learning Academy, offering grades PreK-8, provides a safe environment, enhanced community involvement and innovative educational techniques. Named one of the city’s top-ranked schools by Excellent Schools Detroit, Dixon offers a strong academic curriculum rich in science and mathematics, and multiple extracurricular programs to educate the whole child. Dixon also offers Mandarin Chinese classes for grades K-4. The school is tech-savvy with SMART Boards in many of the classrooms.


  • Vocal and Instrumental Music for Grades K-8
  • Boys and Girls Basketball, Golf Team, Skiing
  • Physical Education Classes for Grades K-8
  • Microsoft Office Suite Courses for Grades 6-8
  • Mandarin Chinese, DAPCEP Engineering and Science Program
  • Science Clubs, Science Labs from Grades 3-5, School Garden, Media Club
  • CITI Camp Courses offered by the Detroit Police Department in Restorative Practices


Bell Schedule

  Morning Afternoon Half Day
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30 AM 2:40 PM 10:45 AM
Wednesday 7:30 AM 1:50 PM