List of closed public schools in Detroit

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This is a list of schools closed by the Detroit Public Schools Community District.

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • Barbour Magnet Middle School - Closed in 2010.
  • Brooks Middle School - Reopened as Henderson Academy.
  • Burroughs Middle School - Merged to Crockett High School which operates from 1994 to 2012.
  • Butzel Junior High School - Reopened as Garvey Academy.
  • Cadillac Middle School - Closed in 2007.
  • Cerveny Middle School - Reopened in 2011 as John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy.
  • Elizabeth Cleveland Intermediate School - Closed in 2006, school partially now houses Frontier International Academy.
  • Columbus Middle School - Merged to Beulah Brewer Academy.
  • Condon Junior High School
  • Drew Middle School - Merged to Drew Transition Center in 2013.
  • Farwell Middle School - Closed in 2012. Renamed Mason Academy after moving to this site.
  • Foch Middle School - Closed in 2004.
  • Greusel Junior High School
  • Guest Middle School
  • Hally Magnet Middle School - Closed in 2012.
  • Hutchins Intermediate School - Closed in 2012.
  • Jackson Intermediate School
  • Jefferson Intermediate School - Occupied by Experiencia Preparatory Academy (K-11) which ran from 2013 to 2016.
  • William S. Knudsen Junior High School - Demolished in 2015, Football Field and Track were built on that site.
  • Lessenger Middle School - Became PK-8 School and renamed Dixon Educational Learning Academy after moving to this site.
  • Longfellow Middle School - Closed in 2008, renamed Detroit City High School which operated from 2008-2012.
  • Lyster Junior High School
  • Mettetal Junior High School
  • Sidney D. Miller Middle School - Became University Prep Science & Math Elementary School after building renovated.
  • Pelham Middle School - Closed in 2007, Renamed Burton International Academy after moving to this site.
  • Post Middle School - Closed in 2007.
  • Roosevelt Middle School - Demolished in 2001, it was located between Central High School and Durfee Elementary/Middle School.
  • Ruddiman Middle School
  • Taft Middle School - Closed in 2012, Merged to Ludington Magnet Middle and Honors School.
  • Webber Junior High School - Merged to Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy after Sampson Moved to this location.

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Jane Adams Elementary School
  • Alger Elementary School
  • Amos Elementary School
  • Angell Elementary School - Closed in 2004.
  • Arthur Elementary School - Closed in 2016.
  • Edmund Atkison Elementary School - Closed in 2007.
  • Barstow Elementary School - Lafayette Central Park.
  • Barton Elementary School
  • Beard Elementary School (also known as Garfield Elementary School) - Closed in 2014.
  • Bell Elementary School
  • Bellefontaine Elementary School
  • Bellevue Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Berry Elementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • Bethune Academy - Closed in 2005.
  • Biddle Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Birdhurst Elementary School
  • Birney Elementary School - Closed in 2009.
  • Boynton Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2010, Renamed Mark Twain Elementary/Middle School after moving to this location.
  • Brady Elementary School - Closed in 2007.
  • Breitmeyer Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Burbank Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Burgess Elementary School
  • Burt Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Campau Elementary School
  • Campbell Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Capron Elementary School
  • Cary Elementary School
  • Chandler Elementary School - Closed in 2004.
  • Chaney Elementary School
  • Clinton Elementary School - Closed in 2010.
  • Clipper Elementary School
  • Wilford L. Coffey Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2010.
  • Columbian Elementary School
  • Coolidge Elementary School - Closed in 2010.
  • Jane Cooper Elementary School - Closed in 2009 due to decreasing enrollment figures, the school was demolished in 2010 to make way for the warehouse.
  • Courtis Elementary School
  • Courville Elementary School - Closed in 2007.
  • Craft Elementary School
  • Crary Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Custer Elementary School
  • Henry Doty Elementary School
  • Dow Elementary School - Closed in 2005, Merged to Madison Carver Academy.
  • Duffield Elementary/Middle School - Renamed Bunche in 2013 after moving to this site.
  • Huber Dwyer Elementary School
  • Edgewood Elementary School
  • Ellis Elementary School - Hope of Detroit Academy Middle/High School was built after this school was demolished.
  • Estabrook Elementary School - Detroit Police Training Academy built on this site.
  • Fairbanks Elementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • Farrand Elementary School
  • Ferry Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Fleming Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Flitzgerald Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • George Ford Elementary School - Closed in 2005.
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Closed in 2004.
  • French Road Elementary School - School was demolished in 1949 to make way for Arthur L. Fletcher Playfield.
  • Emma Fox Elementary School - Closed in 2006, Demolished in 2016.
  • Garfield Elementary School
  • George Elementary School
  • Gershom Elementary School
  • Gillies Elementary School
  • Glazer Elementary School - Closed in 2016, Became New Paradign Glazer-Loving Academy.
  • Goldberg Elementary School
  • Goodale Elementary School - Facility replaced by Edward 'Duke' Ellington Conservatory of Music & Art @ Beckham Academy in 2003.
  • Grant Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2007.
  • Graying Elementary School - Closed in 2005.
  • Greenfield Park Elementary School - Closed in 2007.
  • Guyton Elementary School
  • Hamilton Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2016.
  • Hancock Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Hanneman Elementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • Hanstein Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Harding Elementary School - Closed in 2012, school was replaced by Gompers Elementary/Middle School.
  • Harris Elementary School - Closed in 2005.
  • Herman Elementary School
  • Higginbotham Elementary School
  • Higgins Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Hillger Elementary School
  • Hosmer Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Holcomb Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Houghton Elementary School
  • Hubbard Elementary School
  • Hubert Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Hunter Elementary School
  • Irving Elementary School
  • Ives Elementary School
  • Jamieson Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Jeffries Elementary School
  • Mae C. Jemison Academy - (was Leslie Elementary School).
  • Joffe Elementary School
  • Jones Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2005.
  • Joyce Elementary School - Closed in 2010.
  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School
  • Keating Elementary School
  • Kennedy Elementary School
  • Kosciusko Elementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • Krolick Elementary School
  • Larned Elementary School - Closed in 2006, Now used as House of Help Community School.
  • Nellie Leland Elementary School - Closed in 1981, Became Lofts.
  • Liebold-Leonard Elementary School
  • Lillibridge Elementary School - Closed in 2007.
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Lingemann Elementary School
  • Lodge Elementary School - Closed in 2010.
  • Logan Elementary School - Closed in 2013.
  • Alexander Macomb Elementary School - Closed in 2010.
  • Joseph F. Majeske Elementary School
  • Marcy Elementary School
  • Marsh Elementary School - Closed in 2005.
  • Marshausen Elementary School
  • Marxhausen Elementary School
  • Mason Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Maybee Elementary School
  • McColl Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • McFarlane Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • McGraw Elementary School
  • McGregor Ekementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • McKenny Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • McKerrow Eleemntary School - In 2004, the school converted to John Deiter School, then renamed Detroit Transition Center West, Closed in 2011.
  • McKinley Elementary School
  • McKinstry Elementary School - became Clippert Multicultural Magnet Honors Academy.
  • McLean Elementary School - Merged to Westside Christian Academy.
  • McMillan Elementary School - Closed in 1960.
  • Monnier Elementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • Monteith Elementary School - Closed in 1980.
  • Moore Elementary School
  • Morley Elementary School
  • Newberry Elementary School - Closed in 2006, Merged to Southwest Detroit Community School.
  • Newton Elementary School
  • Norvell Elementary School
  • Oakman Elementary/Orthopedic School - Closed in 2014.
  • Owen Academy - Closed in 2012.
  • Palmer Elementary School
  • Parke Elementary School
  • George E. Parker Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Parkman Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Pattengrill Elementary School
  • Pestalouzzi Elementary School
  • Phoenix Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2017.
  • Pierce Elementary School
  • Pingree Elementary School
  • Pitcher Elementary School - Closed in 2007.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Elementary School - Closed in 2016.
  • Potter Elementary School
  • Pretson Elementary School
  • Ravenswood Elementary School
  • Richard Elementary School - Closed in 2017.
  • William Robinson Elementary/Middle School - Closed in 2012.
  • M. M. Rose Elementary School - Closed in 2006, This is the oldest standing school in Detroit.
  • Carl T. Rowan Community Elementary School
  • Russell Elementary School
  • Ruthruff Elementary School - Closed in 2006, In the 1980's and 90's the school was known as the Ruthruff Adult Education. In the late 1990's or early 2000's, the school became the new home of the Malcolm X Academy program, an African-centric school.
  • Sanders Elementary School - Closed in 2006
  • Scripps Elementary School - Closed in 2004.
  • Sherrard Elementary School - Closed in 2008.
  • Sherrill Elementary School
  • Aisha Shule/web Dubois Prep Academy School - Closed in 2016.
  • Sill Elementary School
  • Smith Elementary School
  • Stephens Elementary School
  • Von Steuben Elementary School - Closed in 2005.
  • Stratford Elementary School
  • Szczenia Elementary School
  • Tappan Elementary School
  • Emma Thomas Elementary School - Destroyed by fire twice in 2009 & 2012, Demolished in 2013.
  • Tilden Elementary School - Destroyed by fire.
  • Trowbridge Elementary School
  • Van Dyke Elementary School - Building Replaced by Butzel Junior High School which is now known as Garvey Academy.
  • Van Zile Elementary School - Closed in 2012.
  • Vandenburg Elementary School - Merged to Jalen Rose Leadership Academy.
  • Vetal Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School - Closed in 2008, This was the Largest Elementary School in Detroit with the population of 2,240 students when it opened.
  • Weatherby Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Webster Elementary School - Closed in 2006.
  • Wilkins Elementary School - Closed in 2013.
  • Williams Elementary School
  • Wilson Elementary School
  • Wingert Elementary School
  • Winship Elementary School
  • Winterhalter Ekementary School - Closed in 2010.
  • Yost Elementary School - Closed in 2006.

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