Category Archives: News and Press Releases

Nolan is closed today, Sept. 6, due to power loss

Nolan is closed today, September 6, due to power loss.

September Board Meeting Schedule

DPSCD Board of Education meetings for the month of September.

The start of the “rise” – DPSCD students start a new year with new programs in place

DPSCD Superintendent Nikolai Vitti and Board Members began the first day of school by visiting teachers and students, reinforcing that when students rise, we all rise.

Help your child succeed in school by Building a Habit of Good Attendance

Every School Day Counts! Help your child succeed in school by Building a Habit of Good Attendance Attending school regularly helps children feel better about themselves and school. It also helps them do well in high school, college and their career. Quick Facts About Attendance: Missing school just 18 days during a school year can make it harder to learn to read. Students can still fall behind if they miss just one or two days every month. Attendance is an important life skill. It will help your child graduate from college and keep a job. By 6th grade, absenteeism is one of three signs that a student may drop out of high school. Absences can be a sign that a

DPSCD Water Quality Community Meetings

DPSCD Water Quality Community Meetings DATE TIME LOCATION ADDRESS Monday, September 10 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Mumford High School 17525 Wyoming Street Wednesday, September 12 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. East English Village Preparatory Academy 5020 Cadieux Monday, September 17 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Western International High School 1500 Scotten Street Tuesday, September 18 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine 571 Mack Ave

Back-to-school resource guide

The first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 4. To ensure families and students are prepared to start the school year, the District wants to ensure all families have access to our back-to-school resources.

DPSCD Shows Improvement in Most Accountability Areas

Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) reported today that 60 percent of accountability areas associated with literacy and mathematics tested through the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) and the SAT showed improvement as compared to last year.

2018-2019 DPSCD Student Code of Conduct

2018-2019 Code of Conduct

All K-8 students to receive art and music classes

DPSCD announces its partnership with 14 organizations to begin phase 1 of its Cultural Passport initiative

District Academic and Assessment Calendars

The Board approved the 18-19 Academic and Assessment calendars during their regularly scheduled board meetings. Please see official versions below. 18.19 Calendar Family-Friendly ENGLISH 18.19 Calendar Family-Friendly SPANISH 18.19 Academic Calendar 18.19_Assessment Calendar