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Welcome to Detroit Merit Charter Academy

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.

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2023-24 Lottery

The lottery for the next school year (2023-24) was held via livestream on Monday, December 5 at 9:30 a.m. To view the livestream, please click on the livestream link.

To view the lottery results, click here. These results were posted 12/5/22. Student enrollment is updated daily and your child's status may have changed since. Waiting list updates with your child's status will be sent out from the school on a monthly basis.

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What Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"I have received exceptional help with my three children and have silently observed the teacher's interaction with other kids and across the board, every child has an individual plan which is implemented to make sure they succeed."

- Barbara C., Detroit Merit Parent

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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.

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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.

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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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