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Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School

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Quick facts

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Grades Served Kindergarten -8th
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Enrollment 904 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/Yes
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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

Mackenzie is a thriving neighborhood school providing a rich offering of afterschool activities, athletic programs, and integrated partnerships including Junior Achievement, SEEK Engineering, Pretty Brown Girls and 5000 Role Models Male Mentoring programs. Mackenzie is a 1-to-1 technology school with continuous academic success.

Leadership

school leader
Mr. Jason A. Drain
Principal

A dedicated and diverse educational leader, Mr. Jason A. Drain has blazed trails in the educational sector. Mr. Drain has an earned master of arts in educational leadership and a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.

Location & Contact

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Address
10147 W. Chicago
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Detroit, MI
48204
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Phone Number +13134166400
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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 904
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

One-to-One Technology Program, Mentoring Programs, Afterschool Tutoring, Academic Games, Athletic Programs

Top Activities
Sports
Music
Chorus/Vocal
Leadership and Mentoring
Student Government
STEM/Robotics
Academic Games/Competition
Chess

Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings
Math interventionist
Reading interventionist
Homework help
Tutoring
Honors society
STEM
Arts
Foreign Languages
Computer lab
1:1 Technology

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.