Welcome to Detroit Merit Charter Academy - We Have Outperformed the District for 13 Years!
We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At Detroit Merit we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. As a result, our students thrive.Apply Today! Discover Our Difference
We'd Love to Meet You!
Schedule a school tour and learn more about our personalized teaching, moral focus program, after-school activities, clubs, sports, and more.
Summer Meal Resources
Did you know free meals are available for families during the summer? Click below to learn more about free meals near you.
Give your child a great start at this kindergarten readiness camp! Your child will learn valuable kindergarten skills and make new friends. Snacks provided, activities, crafts, and introduction to classroom routines. There will be a parent orientation at 8:45am on this day for parents to join. We look forward to seeing you!
Parent Portal Help Page
Parent Portal gives parents quick and easy access to their child's information. Click below to learn more!
Advanced Learning Program
We offer advanced learning opportunities for top-performing students who are ready to progress beyond grade level.
What Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parents Are Saying
"Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a great school for my daughter. The education she is receiving from her teachers is awesome!"
- Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parent
We Are a Charter School
Are you seeking a "private" school education with the no-cost benefit of a public school? If so, you're in the right place. Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.Learn More About Charter Schools
At a Glance
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A Seamless K-12 Education
At Detroit Merit Charter Academy, we're able to provide our students with a seamless K-12 educational experience. After graduating from Detroit Merit, they can transition to Center Line Preparatory Academy, also a National Heritage Academies charter school. Center Line Prep offers advanced placement courses, dual enrollment opportunities, an Early College Program, college advisors, electives, clubs, sports, and so much more.Learn More About Center Line Prep
Child Safety Controls on Social Media
Now that social media platforms have existed for more than 20 years, we’re no stranger to the ways they’ve improved our lives. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter all help us stay connected with friends and family, find entertainment, share information, and even make a living. But we all know there are inherent risks and dangers as well. Keep reading to learn how to keep your kids safe on social media.Learn More About Safety Controls
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Schedule a school tour and learn more about our personalized teaching, moral focus program, after-school activities, clubs, sports, and more.Tour the School
Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.Apply Today!