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Specials & Extracurricular Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Detroit Merit Charter Academy, students can explore their interests, learn new skills, and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities. Learn more about what we offer below. 

Specials

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PE
Technology
Visual Arts
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Electives

Students coloring We offer a variety of options throughout the school year.
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In-School Programs

In addition to specials and electives, Detroit Merit Charter Academy also offers other in-school program activities such as: Black History Programs, college campus tours, ecotec labs, small group academic enrichment, and student council.

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Technology

We offer one-to-one technology, with each student receiving their own Chromebook.

Athletics

Basketball

Basketball

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

5th - 8th Grade

Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Dance

Dance

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Extracurricular Activities

K - 2nd Grade

Computer Club
Crafting
Fine Arts Club
Kick Boxing
Movie Club
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3rd - 5th Grade

Computer Club
Crafting
Fine Arts Club
Kick Boxing
Movie Club
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6th - 8th Grade

Computer Club
Crafting
Fine Arts Club
Kick Boxing
Movie Club
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What Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"I like how the teachers at Detroit Merit Academy communicate with their students and want the best for them. I love the curriculum as well."

- Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parent

 

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Events

Detroit Merit Charter Academy hosts a variety of events each year. Some examples of events are:
  • Book Fair
  • Coffee with the Principal
  • Concerts
  • Family Fun Day
  • Family Reading Night
  • Family STEM Night
  • Parent and Child Date Nights
  • Parent Resource Fair
  • Parent Workshops

Field Trips

K - 2nd Grade

Detroit Science Center
Detroit Zoo
Local Farms
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3rd - 5th Grade

Detroit Science Center
Planetarium
Washington DC
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6th - 8th Grade

Holocaust Museum
Junior Achievement
STEM Field Trips
Theater

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NHA Shines: Stanford Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.

Learn More About Stanford's Study