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School leader:  Sandra Terry-Martin
1091 Alter Road
Detroit, MI 48215

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(313) 331-3328
(313) 331-3278
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"We are known for our rigorous academics and high school placement process."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None, Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    None, Band, Instrumental and theory music lessons...
  • World languages
    None, Chinese - Cantonese
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cross country, Martial arts (judo...
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57 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · May 12, 2015
This is a great school my son have learned so much here. There are two teachers in a class to better well help educate your child. Also The Speech Teacher here at Detroit Merit Academy is the best she truly have help my son with his speech plus... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 19, 2015
Two teacher per class....my child is flourishing here.....best school in my area hands down! I highly recommended Thais school

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Submitted by a parent · November 17, 2013
Detroit Merit Academy is a school of excellence. The administrative staff is easily accessible. The teachers are caring and understanding of all the students. The student have the opportunity to learn through real world experiences, field... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 14, 2013
High school placement starts in 6th grade ensuring that over 95% of the graduaring 8th graders go to the high school of their choice, including the best high schools in the Detroit Metro area.

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About this school

Detroit Merit is focused on making sure each child is challenged to reach their potential. We have a strong culture of excellence in terms of academics and behavior. Expectations are high for all stakeholders including staff, students, parents and board members. We have an open door policy and welcome parent support and involvement. Our alumni come back regularly to volunteer by reading to children, playing educational games with small groups, etc.

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Last modified: May 12, 2015
Last modified Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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