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​​Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a free public charter school serving kindergarten through 8th grade. Our exceptional education means seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

Why Detroit Merit Charter Academy?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"Detroit Merit Charter Academy is one of the best school's in Metro Detroit. The teacher's at DMA are amazing. It's hard to find a school were teacher's show a true interest in your child's education goals. I highly recommended Detroit Merit Charter Academy to parent's looking for a top rated school in Detroit." - Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 School safety is a top priority.
2 The Administration, teachers and staff have gone the extra mile year after year to ensure that my children received the best education possible.
3 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to Detroit Merit Charter Academy

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If you would like to schedule a school tour to learn more about our academic program, Moral Focus curriculum, and school environment, please feel free to contact us for more information.

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