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Marcus Garvey Academy

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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 : Yes
Application Type : Visit detroitk12.org/applicationschools for more information or call 313-873-6345
Preschool : GSRP preschool available
Before Care : No; Breakfast provided
After Care : Yes; No additional cost

Points of Pride

“Garvey builds students’ self-esteem, self-respect, and pride. Our partnership with The Heidelberg Project helps to expose children to visual arts, art expression, social activism, and community and cultural consciousness.”

Top Activities Offered

Academic Games, Visual Arts, Physical Education Classes, Basketball, African Dance/Drumming

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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