Adult Education Schools

Detroit Public Schools’ Adult Education programs offer High School Completion, General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education/Pre-GED, and English as a Second Language.  We provide free classes for more than 1,200 adult learners 18+, giving them the opportunity to upgrade their academic skills, complete high school, obtain a General Educational Development (GED) and other services. We also provide opportunities at two Detroit Learning Labs for students to receive GED preparation.

Special Designations

Community School
These schools offer an array of services to parents and children. Examples include homework assistance, child care, technology skills, parental and prenatal training, language and literacy development and more.
Excellent Schools Detroit Top School
One of our schools that made nonprofit Excellent Schools Detroit’s list of recommended schools in the city, based on test scores, site visits and student and teacher evaluations.
Innovation School
Schools with expanded innovative programs, such as STEAM, public Montessori, dual language immersion, expanded Academy of Blended Learning, additional accelerated academic programs and smaller high school communities.
Special Designations Name / Address Lead Administrator Telephone
3 schools listed
  Adult Ed Center - East
13840 Lappin
Tracey Carpenter
(313) 579-7109
  Adult Ed Center - West
16164 Asbury Park
Dedria Willis
(313) 852-1089
  Randolph Career and Technical Center
17101 Hubbell Street
Krista McKinney-King
(313) 494-7100