Detroit East Catholic High School

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East Catholic High School (Detroit)
5247 Sheridan St. Detroit, Michigan 48213
Type Private, Co-educational
Closed 2005[1]
Grades 912
Enrollment 124 (in 2005)[1]
Color(s) Green and White         [2]
Athletics conference Detroit Catholic High School League
Nickname Chargers[2]

Detroit East Catholic High School (short form: "East Catholic", or "EC") was a co-educational college preparatory school in Detroit, Michigan and belonged to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit.[3]

East Catholic was a member of the Michigan High School Athletic Association[4] (MHSAA) and competed athletically in the Catholic High School League[5] (CHSL).

Athletic accomplishments[edit]

The East Catholic Chargers won seven Michigan High School Athletic Association state championships in boys basketball.[6]


The school was closed in 2005 when Detroit East Catholic, along with St. Florian and Bishop Gallagher, formed Trinity Catholic High School as a collaborative.[7]


Coordinates: 42°22′34.0″N 83°01′06.3″W / 42.376111°N 83.018417°W / 42.376111; -83.018417