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Welcome to Detroit Merit

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Detroit Merit Charter Academy, it means creating endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child, teaching the importance of making wise choices and excelling in school. Children are equipped to solve life’s toughest challenges and come out ahead.

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Detroit Merit, see how we help your child become their best.

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At a Glance

K-8

Grades

26

Average Class Size

741

Number of Students
Spotlight: College Scholars Winner
Student

Spotlight: DMA Students Wins College Scholarship

Katelyn Hayes, an eighth grader at Detroit Merit Charter Academy, was surprised on May 19 in class when her principal and family entered her classroom with an over-sized check for her.
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We are a Charter School

Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school open to all children who live in the state of Michigan. If you are seeking a ‘private’ school education with the tuition-free benefit of a public school, then you are in the right place.

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Community

Spotlight: Detroit Merit Welcomes 73 Alumni

​Seventy-three former Detroit Merit students have returned to the school this year to work with students as volunteers.

 

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More Information

We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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Tour the School

We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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