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A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


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ACADEMICS
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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

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Reviews from schools in Detroit Community Schools
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Parent / Guardian
June 10, 2015
My names is James Coakley, Detroit Community in my eyes is more than just a school it's a family. Im very thankful for all the things the staff does for not just the students but the parents also.... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
April 16, 2014
DCH was truly an obstacle itself. As being a graduate, Detroit Community has its ups and downs. Its ups being that the athletic programs are great and the teachers who taught their prior to my... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
July 18, 2013
Detroit Community school has changed over the years, my advise DON'T SEND YOuR CHILD HERE..No good activities, teachers and prinipals (4) being fired throughout the school year, only thing that was... More