14771 Mansfield Street, Detroit MI, 48227-1801

Phone: (313) 866-9300 • Fax: (313) 866-9304

Principal: Donya Odom

Official School Web Site

Program Description

Communication and Media Arts High School was recognized as one of the nation’s best high schools by U.S. News & World Report and awarded with the Bronze Award. CMA, located adjacent to St. Mary’s of Redford Catholic Church, offers students a small, safe, positive and caring, yet competitive, high school experience that prepares scholars for higher learning through a rigorous academic program and provides a sense of achievement. Students are required to have a college acceptance letter to graduate, and 95 percent of all CMA graduates are enrolled in college or trade schools. CMA has a 99 percent graduation rate and a 95 percent attendance rate. When students enter our school, they take on a professional demeanor and know their purpose is to learn.


  • 2015 Top-Ranked High School by Excellent Schools Detroit
  • A state recognized “Beating the Odds” School for Academic Performance
  • A state recognized “Reward School”
  • Full Sports Program
  • College, Honors and AP/Pre-AP Classes, Dual Enrollment for College Credit
  • Journalism, Broadcasting, Web Design, Radio TV Program
  • Career/Technical Centers Partnerships, Saturday ACT Boot Camp (prep for ACT/state testing)
  • Science Club, Media Club, Glee Club
  • Foreign Language (Spanish, French), Honor Society, ROTC, Recycling Program


See www.cmahigh.com for more information

Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon Half Day
8:00 AM 3:20 PM 11:15 AM