3901 Margareta, Detroit MI, 48221-2260

Phone: (313) 494-7300 • Fax: (313) 494-7306

Principal: Shirita Hightower

Official School Web Site

About Us

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is a school rooted in the belief that teachers are most successful in an educational environment that is child-centered and teacher-driven.

Our Motto

Where Teachers Lead…Students Succeed


Instrumental Music, Accelerated reading/math, Media Club, Journalism and School Newspaper, Science club, School garden, Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, Young Men and Women in Transition, Volunteer Reading Corps, University District Community, University of Detroit Mercy Athletic Support

High Quality Pre-Kindergarten

More information about PreK programs

Uniform Requirements

Elementary Grades PK-5

Girls: White blouse, brown plaid jumper and brown plaid tie
Boys: Brown pants, white shirt and brown plaid tie

Middle School Grades 6-8

Girls: Yellow blouse, brown plaid skirt and brown plaid tie
Boys: Brown pants, yellow shirt and brown plaid tie

Bell Schedule

  Morning Afternoon Half Day
Mon–Thur 9:00 AM 4:10 PM 12:15 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 3:20 PM