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How to Apply


Thank you for your interest in Detroit Catholic Central High School.

To begin your application process, please follow the steps below.

Start dates for new students take place at the beginning of the year in August, and at the start of the second semester in January for transfer students.

Please note that the requirements listed below are general guidelines, and final application decisions are at the discretion of the Administration.

Application Process


Typical Candidate Snapshot...

No two Catholic Central students are alike, and that is part of the strength of our community. We consider each candidate as a unique individual, but there are some base guidelines that we expect of potential students.

Candidates should present the following:

  • A minimum of a 2.5 GPA
    • Candidates should not present any failing grades on their transcript
    • Candidates should present a C or better in all core subjects (English, mathematics, social studies, science, foreign language, and {if coming from a Catholic school}, theology)
    • Transfer candidates cannot be credit-deficient
  • A positive disciplinary record with positive conduct marks and teacher recommendations
    • Applicants may not have been expelled or be in the process of expulsion/dismissal from their present school
  • A positive attendance record
  • Standardized test scores at or above grade level