Detroit School Of Arts

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123 Selden St

Detroit, MI 48201

(313) 494-6000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 571

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

30 Parent Reviews for Detroit School Of Arts

Detroit School of Arts is one of the best kept secrets in the state of Michigan. The students are motivated , focused and ready to learn. I appreciate having a school community that is about the business of education. An excellent choice of a high performing high school. Applications are accepted on ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/03/14

This school is amazing. When choosing a school you have to consider DSA. The test scores are amazing and teachers are why. They do their best with the students. They take their time to prepare for test and more. The school have a amazing performances and more. This is a true college prep school. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/26/13

I read each of the reviews that was submitted, and ended up saddened and appalled by some of the responses from the parents and the students. Dr. Denise Davis-Cotton, the founder of DSA had a vision in which she was able to bring to fruition by talking with people such as Max Fisher, and other "movers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/29/11

DSA is a Detroit Public School, need I say any more. I removed my child because I didn't feel she was safe. I felt the staff cared more about the new building than the lives of the students. Sure the school had security and metal detectors but they were inefficient. There was a high turnover of teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/08/11

i hear that, they dont have anything to gather. the office was a mess, and because they kept loosing the assignments the students did, they were just giving them bad grades

Posted by a other on 09/01/10

Iam a student of Detroit School of Arts ''DSA'' and iam very impressed with school. At first I was going to Cass Tech. but than I heard about DSA. So i had to choose and DSA won. Overall i have love this school.

Posted by a student on 11/19/09

College prep with a fine arts/ performing arts specialty. The radio/ TV and Arts major are awesome

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

When I went to DSA, I was educated the right way! The evening of fine arts 2009, really showed Detroit that DSA is the place to be for the arts!

Posted by a other on 06/30/09

As a former student of dsa I am proud to say that I recieved an acceptable education from this school. DSA's academic and arts programs will prepare you for the real world, now watch this if you let it. Most of the time we determine an evaluation based upon what someone or something can do for us, when ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/18/09

The band classes that I have seen and heard are awesome. The new band director works very hard. It's hard to replace Mr. Quick, but Mr. Malabed came in and rolled with what he had. Mr. Malabed in district MSBOA festivals received both superior ratings for both groups at the district and state level. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/08

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Test scores for Detroit School Of Arts

MME* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Detroit School Of Arts
Detroit City School District
* In 2011-2012 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Detroit schools — Detroit School Of Arts is located at 123 Selden St, Detroit MI 48201. 123 Selden St is in the 48201 ZIP code in Detroit, MI The school district for Detroit School Of Arts is the Detroit City School District. Detroit School Of Arts is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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