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Gompers Elementary-Middle School

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 844 Students
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Type Of School DPSCD
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Start/End Time 7:30 am - 2:40 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 30:1
Enrollment

Application Required

No
How to Apply

Points of pride

Gompers Elementary-Middle School is a PreK-8 school where math, science, technology, and the arts are a priority. Located in the Brightmoor neighborhood, Gompers utilizes the Home-School-Community collaboration approach to ensure student success. By putting students first, we have created a safe haven where every child is given the opportunity to explore and develop their maximum potential. We invite parents to work with us as we achieve excellence in education and meet the needs of all children. Our curriculum is enhanced by 1 to 1 technology, DAPCEP Science Fair, Academic Games and an abundance of extra-curricular activities, including art, music, robotics and more!

Leadership

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Ms. Bobbie Posey Milner
Principal

Principal Bobbie Posey Milner is a lifelong Detroiter. She attended DPS schools and graduated from Cass Technical High School. She also attended Wayne State University, where she earned BS and MA degrees. She is recognized as one of the Detroit Public Schools Community District's Principals of the Year because of her belief in educating the whole child with the inclusion of the arts.

Location & Contact

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Address
14450 Burt Road
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Detroit, MI
48223
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Phone Number +13134947495
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Bell Times

07:30 am - 02:40 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 844
Accepting New Students?

Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Application Required No
Application Priorities N/A
Enrollment Instructions

To enroll, parents/guardians must submit completed enrollment forms and required documentation. Visit detroitk12.org/enroll or call 313-240-4377 for more information.

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

DAPCEP Program, Sprinx Violin, Basketball, Soccer, Cheer Team, Afterschool Tutoring, Science Club

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Sports
Music
Chorus/Vocal
Arts
Student Government
STEM/Robotics

Academic Offerings

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Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Arts
Computer lab
1:1 Technology
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.