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Catherine C. Blackwell Institute

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Type of School : Public-District
School District : Detroit Public Schools Community District
Waitlist : No
Security Guard on Site : Yes
Uniforms Required : Yes
GOAL Line : No
Transportation : Yes
Application Required : No
Preschool : GSRP preschool available
Before Care : No
After Care : Yes; No additional cost

Points of Pride

“We cultivate a community of strong readers and literacy award winners. We offer culturally rich programming centered on African-American culture and history. We also pride ourselves on giving our students the individualized attention that each child deserves.”

Top Activities Offered

Afterschool Enrichment Program, Building Healthy Communities, Science, Literacy, and Math Night

School Safety

"DPSCD schools are guided by a student code of conduct, supported by deans of culture, attendance agents and school culture facilitators, who take a whole-child approach to school safety. The District has a law enforcement agency and employs sworn police officers."


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