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Barton Elementary

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -5th
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Enrollment 165 Students
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Type Of School DPSCD
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Start/End Time 8:30 am - 3:40 pm
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Before/After Care No/No
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Uniform Yes
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Accepting New Students Yes arrow_downward See below
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Student/Teacher Ratio 25:1
Enrollment

Application Required

No
How to Apply

Points of pride

Barton has Junior Cadets, Academic Games, a School Store, Girls Scouts, Afterschool Tutoring, a Co-ed Basketball Team, Book Club and a "Battle of the Books" Reading Competition.

Leadership

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Mrs. Rosa Adams
Principal

Mrs. Rosa Adams is a product of Detroit Public Schools. She started her career as a classroom teacher, eventually serving as an assistant principal and now principal of Barton Elementary School. Mrs. Adams takes great pride in knowing that parents and students feel welcomed, appreciated and equipped to learn when they come into the school. She is a hands-on administrator who has built strong relationships with businesses, churches, and community groups that benefit families who live in the neighborhood.

Location & Contact

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Address
8530 Joy Road
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Detroit, MI
48204
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Phone Number +13138739952
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Bell Times

08:30 am - 03:40 pm

Transportation

Yes, Transportation is Provided

Provided for students who attend their neighborhood boundary school and live greater than 3/4 mile from the school. For more details please see detroitk12.org/transportation or call the school. Transportation provided for exceptional education students according to their IEP. For more details, please contact the Office of Exceptional Students Parents at Frederick Douglass Academy South Wing at 2001 W. Warren Suite 166, Detroit, MI 48208-2216 or call (313) 748-6499.

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Enrollment

Enrollment Details
Enrollment 165
Accepting New Students?

Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Application Required No
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

Academics & Activities

Curriculum

In Kindergarten through 8th grade, District students' learning experiences push them to think critically and have meaningful experiences with content or order to build knowledge for success within and across grade levels. Schools use the EL Education curriculum for English Language Arts/Literacy, Eureka Math for Mathematics, hands-on project-based learning and labs for Science, and various primary source texts and resources in Social Studies that best match the content and subjects taught in each grade.

Support Programs

Top Activities

Academic Games, Book Club, Junior Achievement, Co-ed Basketball, Afterschool Tutoring

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Sports
Academic Games/Competition

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Arts
Field Trips

Culture

Is there a parent advisory council?

Yes

School Safety Culture

Detroit Public Schools Community District is the only school District in the state with a fully functioning police department. In addition, to external patrols and security measures, the District has taken a whole child approach to student safety with a student code of conduct inclusive of restorative practices, a dean of culture, attendance agent and a school culture facilitator in each school and a districtwide approach to character development through our Expect Respect initiative. The Police Department's focus is based on a four-tiered strategy of crime prevention, intervention, student reintegration into the learning environment, and as a last option enforcement. The whole child commitment is supported by the methodologies of trauma informed practices.