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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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!
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.
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
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
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Helping a Family in Need this Holiday Season
One of the best ways to create impact in your community and inspire your kids to care for others, is to help a family or child in need during the holiday season. Keep reading for ideas and tips on how to help those around you.More on Helping Families
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