Detroit Public Schools is not accepting charter applications at this time.


2013 Charter Application

Detroit Public Schools will accept applications for a charter for a new Public School Academy between December 2, 2013 and January 8, 2014. For this round of applications, the District is only seeking applicants for a Public School Academy that will serve students in Detroit who are pregnant or parenting, as well as providing for the care and/or education of their children ages 0-4.

The intent is to select charter leadership that can effectively educate students and put them – and their children – on the path to careers or higher education and self-sufficiency. The application below is designed to enable Charter Management Organizations (CMO’s), non-profit boards and others who are interested in serving this population to indicate how they would meet this need.

Without affordable child care or strong support, teen parents often drop out of school, trapping their children in a cycle that does not generally promote high educational attainment and perpetuates some of the city’s most pervasive problems.

Questions regarding this application will only be accepted in writing at between December 2, 2013, and December 31, 2013. Please see the application for additional details.


DPS Charter Application 2013

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