Top 10 Best Detroit Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 80 public preschools serving 32,308 students in Detroit, MI.
The top ranked public preschools in Detroit, MI are Keidan Special Education Center, Moses Field Center and Bates Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Detroit, MI public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Michigan public pre school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 40% statewide average). Pre schools in Detroit have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public preschool average of 38% (majority Black).

Best Public Preschools in Detroit, MI (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Keidan Special Education Center
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4441 Collingwood St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 873-9400
Grades: PK-8
| 100 students
Rank: #22.
Moses Field Center
Special Education School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1100 Sheridan St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-5790
Grades: PK-8
| 60 students
Rank: #33.
Bates Academy
(Math: 42% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19701 Wyoming St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 729 students
Rank: #44.
Chrysler Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1445 East Lafayette St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 494-8440
Grades: PK-5
| 123 students
Rank: #55.
Foreign Language Immersion And Cultural Studies
(Math: 14% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6501 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 651-2400
Grades: PK-8
| 611 students
Rank: #66.
Detroit Edison Public School Academy
Charter School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1903 Wilkins St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 833-1100
Grades: PK-8
| 847 students
Rank: #77.
Edmonson Montessori
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 W Canfield St
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 873-7441
Grades: PK-8
| 142 students
Rank: #88.
Oakland International K1
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6111 Miller St
Detroit, MI 48211
(313) 347-0249
Grades: PK-1
| 100 students
Rank: #99.
Charles Wright Of Arts And Science
(Math: 17% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
19299 Berg Rd
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 538-3024
Grades: PK-7
| 501 students
Rank: #1010.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15531 Linwood St
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 494-8820
Grades: PK-8
| 413 students
Rank: #1111.
Golightly Education Center
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5536 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 494-2538
Grades: PK-8
| 295 students
Rank: #1212.
Maybury Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4410 Porter St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-2014
Grades: PK-5
| 246 students
Rank: #1313.
Bennett Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2111 Mullane St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3585
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Bagley Elementary School Of Journalism And Technology
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8100 Curtis St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7175
Grades: PK-6
| 336 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Nichols Elementarymiddle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Burns St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 852-0800
Grades: PK-8
| 255 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Pasteur Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
19811 Stoepel St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7314
Grades: PK-6
| 285 students
Rank: #1717.
Burton International Academy
(Math: 8% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Martin Luther King Jr Blv
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 596-3800
Grades: PK-8
| 471 students
Rank: #1818.
David Ellis Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
18977 Schaefer Hwy
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 450-0642
Grades: PK-12
| 216 students
Rank: #1919.
Neinas Dual Language Learning Academy
(Math: 12% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6021 Mcmillan St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3701
Grades: PK-8
| 362 students
Rank: #2020.
Munger Elementarymiddle School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5525 Martin
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 873-0655
Grades: PK-8
| 884 students
Rank: #2121.
New Paradigm Loving Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Lynn St
Detroit, MI 48211
(313) 833-1100
Grades: PK-8
| 120 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Carstens Elementarymiddle School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13000 Essex Avenue
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 866-5500
Grades: PK-8
| 291 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Coleman A Young Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15771 Hubbell St
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 852-0725
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Garvey Academy
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 Van Dyke St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-7400
Grades: PK-8
| 311 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Hutchinson Elementarymiddle School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Garland
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-4169
Grades: PK-8
| 284 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Joy Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15055 Dexter Ave
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 340-0023
Grades: PK-12
| 213 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Mann Learning Community
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
19625 Elmira St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 866-9580
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
New Paradigm College Prep
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 29th St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 852-1500
Grades: PK-12
| 220 students
Rank: #2929.
Edison Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
17045 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 852-1066
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Carleton Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11724 Casino St
Detroit, MI 48224
(313) 866-8322
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Cooke Stem Academy
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
18800 Puritan St
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 494-7458
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Fisher Magnet Lower Academy
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15510 East State Fair St
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 642-4854
Grades: PK-4
| 466 students
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Gardner Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6528 Mansfield St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 581-4615
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Harms Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Central St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3492
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Mark Twain Elementarymiddle School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12800 Visger St
Detroit, MI 48217
(313) 386-5530
Grades: PK-8
| 185 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, Michigan Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
17101 Hubbell St
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 494-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 104 students
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 866-9200
Grades: 9-11
| 206 students
16418 West Mcnichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 272-5473
Grades: K-1
| n/a students
14213 Whitcomb St
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 272-8333
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
14213 Whitcomb Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 272-8333
Grades: 4-5
| n/a students
5680 Konkel St
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 596-7640
Grades: PK-8
| 860 students
13330 E Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 852-7500
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
21511 W. Mcnichols
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 494-2357
Grades: 2-12
| 21 students
20119 Wisconsin St
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 345-6050
Grades: 6-12
| 114 students
Allen Academy (Closed 2021)
Magnet School
Charter School
8666 Quincy St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 898-6444
Grades: PK-12
| 898 students
14595 Heyden
Detroit, MI 48223
(313) 541-1436
Grades: K-9
| 673 students
8100 West Davison
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 646-9053
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
8858 Petoskey Avenue
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 596-4900
Grades: PK-2
| 69 students
10215 King Richard
Detroit, MI 48224
Grades: K-8
| 379 students
2200 Ewald Circle
Detroit, MI 48238
(313) 866-0605
Grades: PK-6
| 169 students
4900 E. Hilldale Street
Detroit, MI 48234
(313) 866-7770
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
4209 Seneca Street
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 866-2300
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
7650 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 873-1288
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
1021 Clairpointe
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 821-0491
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
840 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3183
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
840 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3183
Grades: PK-K
| 40 students
19701 Wyoming Avenue
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7250
Grades: 7-10
| 550 students
9860 Park Dr
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 852-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
1501 Canton Street
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 866-7530
Grades: K-5
| 125 students
6600 Benson Street
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 852-9600
Grades: K-6
| 233 students
13001 Fenkell Street
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 873-0180
Grades: PK-5
| 22 students
4601 Seebaldt Street
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 494-2361
Grades: PK-2
| 183 students
4055 Richton St
Detroit, MI 48204
(313) 873-7240
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
17200 Rowe
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 10 students
5555 Conner St
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 92 students
609 East Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 15 students
1326 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 646-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 76 students
8333 Townsend St
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 895-2200
Grades: 5-12
| 8 students
2750 Selden
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 895-3000
Grades: 5-12
| 75 students
4707 St. Antoine Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 656-2600
Grades: 5-12
| 27 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public preschools in Detroit, MI?
The top ranked public preschools in Detroit, MI include Keidan Special Education Center, Moses Field Center and Bates Academy.
How many public preschools are located in Detroit, MI?
80 public preschools are located in Detroit, MI.
What is the racial composition of students in Detroit, MI?
Detroit, MI public preschools minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public preschools average of 38% (majority Black).

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