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COVID-19 Response and Info: DCRHS continues to monitor updates from the Center for Disease Control and local public health agencies.  Our building is open, by appointment.  The 2020-21 school year will begin with 100% remote learning for all students.  This will continue to be assessed and we will return to on-site as soon as it is deemed safe to do so. We will keep you informed as plans change.     If you have any questions or concerns about Distance Learning please contact our Principal, Kevin Cumming, at     We will continue to provide a food service program for all students.  A hot lunch and cold breakfast can be picked up daily, M-F, from 11:30am-1pm.  Please contact Ms. Amber Powell, Food Service Manager, with any questions at  Prospective families - we are now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year! Please go to Admissions page "How-to-Apply" to learn about our admissions process.  Thank you for your patience and collaboration during these uncertain times. Stay safe and healthy!

How to Apply

 After learning more about our school we hope that you are ready to start our application process. Our application will go live online on October 1, 2020. Please see the steps below to apply:

          1. Start our ONLINE APPLICATION.
                a. We encourage families to upload necessary documentation directly to the application.
                b. We will also accept documentation in person if families prefer.
          2. Parent/guardian must complete a Financial Verification through our 3rd party provider FACTS
                a. Families must provide a 2019 Tax Return. If the family does not file taxes they will need to provide other proof of income.
          3. Schedule a Shadow Day (optional). COVID has impacted our ability to host students. The Admissions Office is working to find  alternative options. Stay tuned.
          4. After Admissions decisions are made, notifications will be mailed out with steps to complete enrollment.

Note: Applicants must be 14 years of age by September 1, 2021.


Click here to Apply                                         Click here to apply in Spanish


For more information, contact Ms. Leal at 313.843.2747, ext 127. or Ms. Kendrick at ext 130.

Please look at our Admissions Calendar to see the current application deadline. All of your paperwork must be submitted before we can make an admissions decision.