2200 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit MI, 48208-1178

Phone: (313) 899-7370 • Fax: (313) 899-7373

Principal: Kenyuano Jones

Official School Web Site

Program Description

Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School @ Northwestern is one of nine Detroit Rising Self-Governing Schools that offers students a college-focused learning experience. As a Diplomas Now school, DCP @ Northwestern partners with several organizations including City Year Detroit, Communities in Schools and Johns Hopkins University Talent Development to keep all students on track for college success. By combining a rigorous curriculum with strategic partnerships, Detroit Collegiate Prep @ Northwestern is able to challenge and equip all students with the personal character, civic responsibility and academic achievement to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Program Highlights

STEM focused academy that includes the following courses: Computers, Robotics, Forensics, and Web Design. Entrepreneurship Academy which includes DECA, Career and Technical Education, and Foreign language, Advance Placement courses, After-School Tutoring, Extended Day, City Year Corps Tutoring and Mentoring Programs, Wayne State University Gear Up and WSU C2 Pipeline Program, Dual Enrollment Courses, Central Michigan University Upward Bound, Youth Development Commission Mentoring Program, Instrumental Music, Chess, Academic Games, JROTC, Competitive Sports, State of the Art Gym and Aquatics, Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) Grantee, National Honor Society, Lawrence Tech University Blue Devil Scholars, internships with business and community partners.


College counselor, Collegeboard classes, Honors and Advanced Placement classes, After-school tutoring/Extended day program, Internship program, Career exploration and mentorships with community partners, Accelerated Reading/ Math, Advanced coursework, iSTEAM Academy, Leadership Academy, Upward Bound Club, Media clubs, Book club, City Year Near Peers, Talent Development School Facilitator, Communities in Schools, Reading Room, Compete Sports Offerings, Student Government, Business partnerships, such as University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Wayne State University.

Our Vision

Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern provides a whole school, whole student education and thrives to motivate students to seek college and careers that positively influence themselves and their communities.

Our Mission

Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern builds strong relationships with students and their families to provide guidance necessary to graduate from high school, gain admission to college and complete a post-secondary degree.

Commitment to College Success

The high school will provide a college preparatory curriculum allowing students to explore college courses, take career inventories and engage in community and academy-based service projects.

The school environment will be devoted to guiding students toward discovering their career potential while visualizing themselves as college graduates. The commitment to college success for all students will be supported by staff members and a College Transition Advisor who will assist students with college applications, scholarships, financial aid and provide support once students are enrolled in college.

Bell Schedule

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