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At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


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Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch

We offer healthy, balanced breakfast and lunch to all students. Meals are provided at no cost through the Community Eligibility Provision​ (CEP).

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We can recommend local providers of before and after school care. Drop-off and pick-up services to and from school may be available through these providers.

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Busing is not provided, so parents are expected to provide the means for children to get to and from our school. Contact us if you would like to ask about parent carpooling.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

We have a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. Our dress code is flexible and cost effective.

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Student planting garden

Spotlight: Detroit Merit Plants School Garden

Scholars at Detroit Merit Charter Academy planted their very own school garden. Students planted a variety of cold-weather crops, including lettuce and kale, and several herbs, such as cilantro, mint, and basil.


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Activities & More

In addition to our academics and moral focus, we support our students with a variety of extra programs.
We've highlighted a few below.
Basketball hoop


Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, and karate.

A Saxophone


Music class and Tiny Tunes Piano

Artist palette

Visual Arts

Crafting Club and Art Class

Chess pieces


Art Club, Crafting Club, Debate, Kickboxing, National Junior Honor Society, Pretty Positives, Peer Mentoring

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Detroit Enterprise Academy

11224 Kercheval Street
Detroit, MI 48214

1.7 Miles away from Detroit Merit Charter Academy


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Regent Park Scholars

15865 East Seven Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48205

4.2 Miles away from Detroit Merit Charter Academy


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Hamtramck Academy

11420 Conant
Hamtramck, MI 48212

6.1 Miles away from Detroit Merit Charter Academy


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