Apply to DCDS

Here at Detroit Country Day School, we honor the dignity of every human being and value the differences that exist and are expressed throughout our vibrant school. Members of our community are treated fairly and provided access to genuine opportunities to thrive. Our commitment is to nurture an inclusive environment where all students can participate fully and have a sense of belonging.

We seek kind, empathetic, and responsible students who are engaged and curious learners. Students should be willing to explore athletic and artistic challenges and be eager to become actively involved in our community. In return, our community will provide extensive academic preparation, athletic and artistic opportunities and nurture honorable, inquisitive, innovative, inclusive, balanced, and resilient individuals (Portrait of a Detroit Country Day Student)."

Admissions Applications for 2023-2024


We welcome you to inquire now to learn more about DCDS. You may also use this form to get information on the application process.

Early Admissions

Application due date: December 20, 2022

Notification date: Applicants will be notified on or before January 20, 2023

Regular Admissions

Application due date: January 31, 2023

Notification date: Applicants will be notified on or before March 10, 2023

Rolling Admissions after January

*Applications submitted after January 31, 2023 will be considered on a rolling basis until all spaces are filled.

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Roxana Han, General and Vocal Music, Elementary Level

"Teaching here is being part of a family. We're here with so many of our colleagues that are committed to every single student, and not only the student, but the families."