Carstens Academy of Aquatic Science at Remus

13000 Essex Avenue, Detroit MI, 48215-3243

Phone: (313) 866-5500 • Fax: (313) 866-5580

Principal: Cornelius Pearson

About Us

Carstens Academy of Aquatic Science, which offers a rigorous STEM-themed curriculum that promotes growth and achievement for each student, is the recipient of a $6 million school improvement grant.

We serve students in grades Pre-K to 8 on a campus that is uniquely situated to utilize the community’s many outdoor, natural waterfront resources to teach hands-on lessons. Our school also offers abundant extra-curricular activities, including basketball and cheerleading, yearbook, mentoring, anti-bullying programs and more! Carstens partners with programs such as Detroit Parents Network, Gift of Sight, Horatio Williams Foundation, STEM: Genius, The Marino Group, Chrysler UAW, Department of Human Services and more to meet the needs of students and their families.


  • Saturday STEM School
  • After-School Extended Day/Year Program
  • Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading
  • InsideOut Literary Arts, Academic Games
  • IDRA/Coca-Cola (tutoring grant)
  • Community Partnerships (Wayne County Parks and Recreation, Fifth Third Bank, Chrysler UAW)
  • Yearbook
  • Mentoring
  • Volunteer Reading Corp
  • Garden Club & Recycling
  • Student Council
  • Peer Mediation


Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon
8:30 AM 3:40 PM