Fast Facts

DCES Facts & Figures

  • Established in 1953
  • Enrollment of 545 students
  • Bernardine Sisters on staff
  • 18:1 Student to teacher ratio
  • Average class size = 21 students in Kindergarten; 21 – 24 students in grades 1 – 6; 30 students in grades 7 & 8
  • School hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Promethean/White boards in 4th – 8th Grade classrooms
  • Students reside in 29 different zip codes throughout the metro Detroit area
  • All classrooms equipped with closed circuit broadcasting capabilities
  • Online grades available for student/parent monitoring
  • Two computer labs with 30 computers each plus three laptop carts with 30 laptops each
  • Newly remodeled library/media center
  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Gymnasium with newly remodeled bleachers and locker rooms
  • New outdoor play area
  • Social worker on staff
  • Reading specialist works with students needing reading and language support
  • Counseling office
  • Music/band room
  • Science lab
  • Spanish offered to all students in grades 1 – 8
  • Advanced math classes available in grades 7 & 8.