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9-12
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Detroit, MI
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14771 Mansfield Street
Detroit, MI 48227

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October 17, 2014
Great school ran by great people. This school has great events and i enjoy being at this school

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
My school is small and we all know everyone. Our principal cares about us. We're all a family.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
CMA is a great school that's educational environment is top notch and staff really care about the students.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
I absolutely love this school! I like the strict rules for our safety and protection! They teach us how to be responsible and how to excel. They motivate me and help me become a better person. Here, we aren't just classmates, students, and teachers. We're a family.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
The school is great. The administration is great. Class of 2015 is a great class. School is small. Everyone knows eachother.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2014
The school is really supportive and pushes children to work really hard towards their education.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
This school is great i have been here for 2 years and have nothing bad to say about it

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
CMA is different from other schools. They may have a few restrictions but it's only to ensure that our safety comes first. We have a safe learning environment.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
CMA Has a great learning environment they also makes you feel safe inside and out of school

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
CMA is a excellent school. CMA get you ready for college. The classes are very straight forward and helpful.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2014
Our school is a good school as of learning. The flaws of the school are the upkeep and our trifling lunches. I have to bring money to school every day just to spend it on chips and juice.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
This is a nice school for kids to. It is a nice environment for you

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
The school is very small and everyone treats everyone respectfully. This school should be a top choice for students and parents

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
My school is very nice . Its an excellent learning place. Filled with high acheiving students and loving teachers. With a 100 precent graduating rate

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Best school in detroit I recommend everyone to attend. Great environment great students better teachers

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Communication and media arts is a great school with a wonderful staff, the learning enviornment is peacefully

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2014
CMA is a great school where students can focus and teachers can actually teach at a level that everyone understands. Mrs. Odom makes sure that every student is treated equal in his/her way.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Communication and Media Arts high school is better than 95% of the high schools you will find in the Metro Detoit area.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Communication and media arts is one of the top schools. The grades are great and get better by years. I'm happy to be a pharaoh and to come in contact with my fellow pharaohs.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
This school is great. It's awesome the teachers are great. We are loved by everyone. And it's small.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Communication and media arts is the best school you can ever apply to. Because its ina safe environment. Their petty for an good cause it helps me feel safer and safer .

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
My school is Decent and it is also a college prep school. My school also has team sport and creative mines

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
This is a good school i wouldn't change school cma has it's ups and downs but still pulls threw in the end

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
This place has plenty of potential to be a great place for your kid. CNA had plenty of fun classes and interesting people here for every student

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Cma is a girl school, it has a lot of great and fun activities. Also we were rated top three in academics in Detroit.

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
Its a wonderful school they care about the students in do what it taked for students to succeed

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2014
I can't wait until graduation to say I am a CMA Graduate it'll be great to say that I came from a top 10 Detroit public school ! :-):-):-)

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
I love CMA! It has kept me focused all through high school. The class/homework is rigorous. Proud to say I am a 2k15 graduate from Communication and Media Arts

- submitted by a student
October 17, 2014
The expectations and rigor at CMA is demanding and our ACT test scores reflect that goal. Staff goes above and beyond the normal school day to help our students. The administration is visible all day in the halls and in the classrooms and prides themselves on knowing each student personally. Teaching here has been a great experience!

- submitted by a teacher
October 16, 2014
CMA is a great school to attend, they have excellent staff, great ACT prep and is an excellent and safe environment for your child to learn in.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
CMA is a great school, I'm happy I came here, they gave me the knowledge to become who I am today and I would to thank the staff and the administration for doing so. Go Pharos!

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Communication and Media Arts High is a great school. The teachers are great and the curriculum is awesome. Highly recommended! Go Pharoahs!!

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Best school in Detroit. Has many clubs and sports team. The second rank school in Detroit. Cma were the best is welcome

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
The school is a great school for students. It's real small and everyone knows each other. The teachers are really nice and helpful. I'm pround to be a Pharoah.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
I am a Senior here at CMA I've been here since my freshman year and my experience have been great I love this school the administration is wonderful they offer numerous of classes its an very great school !!

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
I've been attending CMA since my 9th grade year and im a Senior! CMA is a beautiful school an I LOVE IT!

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
CMA is a great school. All of the administrators and faculty members do there best to help us be the best scholars we can be.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Great school. Helps you a lot in choosing which college you want to go to by providing college visits to seniors and some juniors.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Communication and media arts high school is and okay school and u can come at your own risk

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
It's an okay school. Some teachers have bad attitudes and we don't really have a lot of electives to choose from

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Overall the school is a good place ! One of the mean plus it the activities and the sports team!

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Great teacher they try to help us into college and this is an excellent school

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Communication and Media Arts high school is a school of great knowledge . Not only education is taught well here , but the teachers and administration has positive attitudes , well organized , and represent Communication And Media Arts wonderfully .

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
CMA is very cool fun and a great place to be. It's very safe and they have very good teachers.They Help you with ACT PREP & Anything else you need help with. COME JOIN CMA

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
It has an abundance of extra curricular activities that would really help you with your school work etc

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Great academic program leaves no child behind gets you college ready and gets you prepared for the "real world"

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Cma high school is a very great school! . It's challenging, helpful ,and gets you ready for college.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
My school is a school that makes sure every student is doing well in their classes and if they aren't the school makes sure they get the help that they need.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2014
Attending this school has been a great experience. The teachers teach the students above and beyond the states minimum standards and actually spend time out of their schedule to give extra help and support. Core classes and electives really helps you with surviving in the real world.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2014
My child transfer to CMA in the 10th grade. I couldn't be more pleased with the wonderful principal and staff. It has its issues,as all schools do, and some lessons for me and my child to learn. Overall, my child is excelling in all classes,exposed to more opportunity's, and playing two different sports. My child is planning to take a third year of spanish, creative writing,and any and all ACT prep available. CMA is a very good school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 07, 2009
I attended Communication and Media Arts for my freshmen year. It was nothing like I thought it would be. I thought it would have many clubs and extra curricular activities, but it did not have anything! It had a few things. It did not have a chior, or drama club, or dance. It doesnt have a football team or football field! The school is strictly adcademic. It's alright, but it's not my dream school at all!

- submitted by a student
May 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2009
I have read the numerous reviews and I agree with the parent who was disappointed. However, I am not writing on Facebook, and have no desire to address reviewers personally. My child's teacher was frequently absent and the school did nothing for almost a whole school year to assure my child received a consistent education. In a college prep school, I would expect teacher attendance to be as important as student attendance. Furthermore, it makes no sense why a school can not let parents know of all PTC dates at the beginning of the school year. Parents with demanding careers need to plan for these things in advance. Other schools are able to do this simple task, so why can't CMA?

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2009
To the parent who wrote a rather distasteful review... I am a CMA Alumna and although I admit that I had my hardships in high school, I can assure you that Communication and Media Arts HS is not a disappointment. The disciplinary methods of the school is pretty straightforward. If you break the rules, then yes you can expect to be after school for an extra hour. The newsletters are given to the students every week and has everything about that week (or the following week) including half day and parent teacher conferences. The only reason that these times may be 'sprung on' you is because your child may not want you to know when these days are coming. I don't condone that, by the way. Maybe you can talk to your child.

- submitted by a community member
December 08, 2008
I am truly disappointed in my child's experience at this school. This is truly a case of a school believing its own press, but failing to live up to the reputation. They call this school a college prep school. However, a college prep school should have more classes to choose from. No student can graduate from this school and claim to have received a well- rounded education complete with the arts, sciences and letters. I will admit. The school has discipline under control, so my child feels safe within its walls. However, the disciplinary policy is to give detentions for absolutely everything. This causes students to be deceptive in an effort to avoid them. They do not provide a calendar for the year regarding important events such as parent teacher conferences, days off and half days. I often find these events sprung on me through the reading of a newsletter.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2008
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October 28, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2007
I Love communication media arts high school. i surely didnt appreciate it until i left fr another school. the school is excellene tin its teaching. i went to another school and i've found that i knew more than that students that attened my new school. i miss cma i truely do if i had the chance to go back i would!!!!

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October 11, 2007
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October 07, 2007
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- submitted by a student
August 30, 2007
The only people who don't like CMA are the people who are lazy and can't handle the work load. So if you want to go to high school to just have fun, then this isn't the school for you. However, if you want to actually received a great education and better your future than CMA is the only way to go.

- submitted by a student
May 30, 2007
Cma is an excellent school and every thing I expected it to be. Nurturing, active and the community and much more. It is a privilege and an honor to be a student at cma high

- submitted by a student
April 08, 2007
I graduated from cma in 2005 and it is not all that it is cracked up to be. Yes, they r very strict, but @ times to strict.

- submitted by a former student
January 27, 2007
This high school is a wonderful place if you expect your child to come out of high school safe and fully educated on the university level. My child will be graduating class of 2008 and another class of 2010. I am proud to be a CMA parent, and the staff are great. Ms. Jackson, Mr. Fentin, Ms. Porter, Ms. Neal, Mr. James and Ms. Kalisz are wonderful staff member. The staff at this school really care about the students and give them 99% of their time both during & after school. Being a small school staff are able to notice each and every student by name. 92% of the staff have been there for more than 10 years, by the time your child graduate the same staff will be able to say they taught them. I recommend this school for every child & parent of DPS. Thank you - Signed Happy Parent

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2006
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- submitted by a student
August 01, 2006
Cma is not all that it was made out to be. Cma does offer a wide variety of classes. They offer the basics. It seems that they do not offer any classes having to do with communication or media arts. Teachers do not really care about the students. They do not pay attention to them. Also my child has had complaints about how the teachers are. I do not reccomend cma to anybody! cma students are being cheated out of their education!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2006
i am currently a freshman at cma and one of the most dedicated teachers by far is ms.gillis she has worked with me throughout the school year and has helped me out and cma is a very exellent school i would even say the best in the city of detroit

- submitted by a student
May 08, 2006
Teachers are wonderfully dedicated but overworked, often doubling as choir directors and athletic coaches whether they're qualified for these auxillary positions or not. I sauntered out of CMA with a 4.1 GPA (mind you I did not EARN it through any hard work or challenge) and felt, if nothing else, I'd be able to keep up in my choice of higher learning institution. But this school doesn't challenge even the most motivated of students. My AP class was a study-hall. Homework assignments, optional. Grades, negotiable.

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December 28, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
November 02, 2005
This school is an awesome institute for higher education. The students receive one on one attention in their courses from the instructors. After school, there are over 15 activities available for students. In addition to the activities, all teachers are available for one hour to help students in their homework studies. The college related courses offer an opportunity for all students to prepare for their future in college. Most students at this school follow directly to college. About ten percent of students from this school do not go directly to college upon graduating.

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March 17, 2005
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January 25, 2005
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October 02, 2004
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Communication And Media Arts High School
14771 Mansfield Street, Detroit, MI  48227
(313) 866-9300
Last modified Communication And Media Arts High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Communication And Media Arts High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 73 reviews. Top