Important Detroit School Contacts
Detroit Public Schools Community District
Serving more than 50,000 students, DPSCD offers 100+ schools and programs, from neighborhood boundary schools to specialty application programs.
Click here to learn which program is right for you.
(313) 240-4DPS (4377)
Exceptional Student Education:
(313) 748-6499 • detroitk12.org
Charter School Authorizers
These institutions oversee charter contracts for 80 charter schools in Detroit. Contact individual schools or management companies with specific questions.
Detroit Public Schools Community District – Charter School Office
Lake Superior State University
Saginaw Valley State University
Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA)
Wayne RESA provides supports and services to 137 Wayne County charter schools and school districts and serves as a parent representative.
Autism Alliance of Michigan
A nonprofit offering programming, education, and direct advocacy work with MINavigator, its professional case management service.
A nonprofit providing proven programming and support year-round in high-need neighborhoods for families with children up to eight years old.
Provides various specialized clinical services for children who struggle with behavioral, emotional, educational, intellectual and developmental challenges or may have experienced trauma.
Detroit Parent Network
Offers parent groups and parenting workshops through DPN Academy, as well as special groups for dads, grandparents, and much more.
Detroit Voice for School Choice
Supports families in accessing educational opportunities by organizing and addressing systemic barriers to choice schools.
Michigan Alliance for Families
A statewide network that connects families of students with disabilities to resources to help improve their children’s education.
Student Advocacy Center
Nonprofit that provides advocacy, mentoring, dropout prevention, and family support to economically disadvantaged youth, youth in foster care or a homeless situation, students with mental illness, youth impacted by school discipline, and youth facing barriers to enrolling in or attending school.
A citywide education organizing network that works with neighborhood organizations, parents, and youth to ensure that all Detroit children have access to an excellent education, regardless of their race or socioeconomic status.