Twenty-three Detroit Public schools to be featured in last Excellent Schools Detroit’s School Shopper Fair Saturday

Parents on Saturday, February 12, will have a final opportunity to learn about curriculum, extra-curricular offerings and secrets of success from 23 Detroit Public Schools at a Parent School Shopper Fair by Excellent Schools Detroit.

The first two fairs of this three-fair series brought out hundreds of parents. Information will be available from elementary, middle and high schools from a total of 46 city schools. Parents can talk to teachers and other parents and attend parent workshops. Some of the other offerings: free lunch and child care, giveaways and special incentives for first 100 to arrive.

When and Where:
Saturday, February 12, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Our Lady Queen of Angels, 4200 Martin Street

To R.S.V.P. and for more information, call 313-309-1452 or go to

About Detroit Public Schools

Detroit Public Schools is creating Centers of Excellence in every school in every neighborhood. The district’s primary mission is educating students to perform at high academic levels. This fall, the district unveiled reforms throughout the district’s 142 schools, including expanded time for reading and mathematics under a common core curriculum, pre-algebra for 7th graders, a tutor for every pre-kindergartner through the Volunteer Reading Corps, additional language courses available, Advanced Placement courses available at every high school, more opportunities for student apprenticeships, internships, shadowing and mentorships, millions of dollars in school building improvements, and new safety and security systems in every school through a $41.7 million public safety plan.

DPS Schools participating in the Parent School Shopper Fair by Excellent Schools Detroit

Elementary Schools

  • Ann Arbor Trail
  • Carstens
  • Charles Wright
  • Bates Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Chrysler Elementary School (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
  • Mann Elementary School
  • Burton International Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Thirkell Elementary School
  • Ludington Magnet Middle School (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Spain Elementary School
  • Vernor Elementary School

Middle Schools

  • Bates Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Burton International Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Ludington Magnet Middle School (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Foreign Language Immersion Cultural Center (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Hally Magnet Middle School (DPS-Special Admissions)
  • Pulaski Elementary School
  • Clippert Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)

High Schools

  • Cass Technical
  • Communication and Media Arts
  • Davis Aerospace
  • Renaissance High School (DPS-Special Admissions)


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