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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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Come and see the student art that will be on display, purchase art in the auction, participate in the activities in the hallways for kids, enjoy refreshments and snacks, and the musical performances!
Come and see the student art that will be on display, purchase art in the auction, participate in the activities in the hallways for kids, enjoy refreshments and snacks, and the musical performances!
Here is the link to the Channel 4 News Segment on Katelyn Hayes winning the 5K College Bound Scholars Scholarship from National Heritage Academies! Also, check out some of the other pictures. www.clickondetroit.com/news/local-4-news-at-6/local-8th-graders-5000-essay
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Kindergarten Round Up
Jun 07, 2017 5:00PM - 6:00PMat Detroit Merit Charter Academy

Give your kindergartner a great start. Join us to meet the teachers, get to know other kindergarten families, and discover how our personalized teaching meets the unique needs of your child. We'll have food and a fun activity for the family. We look forward to seeing you.

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