5536 St. Antoine Street, Detroit MI, 48202-3831

Phone: (313) 870-1101 • Fax: (313) 873-3160

Principal: Domini Nailer

Official School Web Site

About Us: Shining Brightly at Golightly

Golightly Education Center, a Pre-K to grade 8 school nestled in the heart of the Midtown cultural district, is serious about providing each child with a rigorous college-preparatory education by dedicated and committed teachers in a setting that has a private school presence and abundant extra-curricular activities. Golightly, which requires an application for entry and a grade point average minimum, has a reputation for offering quality education for more than 60 years. Golightly also welcomes 15 percent of its student body from the immediate neighborhood.


  • Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Detroit Children’s Choir and Urban Gardening
  • Avengers Mentoring Program and Positive Behavior Support
  • Future City, Cultural Exploration, Science Fairs and a Science Laboratory
  • College Readiness Classes and Free Tutoring with Wayne State University
  • Archery, Basketball, Volleyball, Track, Cheerleading and Baseball
  • National Junior Honor Society, Beta Club, Computer Coding and Toastmasters Club
  • Intensive Art Curriculum with the Center for Creative Studies
  • Many community partnerships that enhance learning

Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon
7:30 AM 2:40 PM