Education and schools in Dearborn

DbnSchools300Dearborn Public Schools

More than 19,000 students attend one of Dearborn’s 33 public schools, which are accredited by the North Central Commission on Accreditation. Dearborn Public Schools offer a variety of services for parents and students, from pre-school programs to career and technical training programs.

Visit the Dearborn Public Schools website for more information.

Private and Charter Schools

Additionally, Dearborn offers a number of private and charter schools for families to access.

Private schools

•    American Islamic Academy/Riverside Academy
•    The Dearborn Academy
    Divine Child Elementary
•    Divine Child High School
•    Emmanuel Lutheran
•    Guardian Lutheran
•    KinderCare Learning Center
•    Muslim American Youth Academy
•    Rainbow Rascals Learning Center
•    Sacred Heart School

Charter schools (public)

•    Academy for Business & Technology Elementary
•    Advanced Technology Academy
•    Henry Ford Academy
•    West Village Academy

Higher Education

Dearborn also is very much a “college” town with a number of satellite schools and two major institutions of higher education.

Since its founding in 1938 as Fordson Junior College, Henry Ford College has been the gateway to higher education for thousands of students who seek affordable, high-quality post-secondary education. HFCC is a comprehensive public community college that serves about 19,000 students and offers more than 100 associate degrees, university transfer and career programs.  

University of Michigan-Dearborn is a metropolitan university rooted in strong academics, innovative research and programming and civic engagement. The University has nearly 8,900 students pursuing more than 100 bachelor's, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees in liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business and education. Ranked 6th best master’s-level public university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report, the University has faculty devoted to teaching, and students committed to achievement.

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