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.Apply Today! Discover Our Difference
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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.
Advanced Learning Program
We offer advanced learning opportunities for top-performing students who are ready to progress beyond grade level.
Parent Portal Help Page
Parent Portal gives parents quick and easy access to their child's information. Click below to learn more!
Give your child a great start at this kindergarten readiness camp! Your child will learn valuable kindergarten skills and make new friends. Snacks provided. We look forward to seeing you!
Back to School Bash
At the bash, families can meet the teachers, tour the school, turn in any paperwork, purchase DMA apparel/swag, and participate in fun activities like bounce houses, face painting, etc. We will also give away/raffle backpacks with school supplies and each student will receive books to help build their at-home libraries.
Summer Meals Resources
Did you know free meals are available for kids during the summer too?! Click below to learn more about free meals near you.
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
At a Glance
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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.Learn More About Charter Schools
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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