Divine Child High School

1001 N Silvery Lane,
Dearborn, MI, 48128-0481
Tel: (313)562-1990
Divine Child High School is a Catholic high school centered in Gospel values and Christian tradition.
Divine Child is the largest Catholic, co-ed high school in Michigan with 850 students in grades 9 - 12.
We are dedicated to excellenece spiritually, academically, athletically, socially and creatively.
We are dedicated to developing youth who pursue lives of responsibility, leadership and faith in action.
Our students live in 48 different zip codes throughout the Detroit metropolitan area, and attend 45 different Catholic parishes in addition to the Church of the Divine Child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Two learning strategists are on staff to assist students with mild to moderate learning disabilities.
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 853 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Divine Child High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government/Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, 
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,350
Tuition Notes Out of parish rate is $7650. Academic scholarships and need-based financial grants are available.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Acceptance Rate 83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Matthew Saxer
Admissions Associate Jude Ripley


Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Figure Skating, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFigure Skating,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Quiz Bowl, Anime Club, Art Club, Business Professionals of America, Chorus, Culinary Arts Club, Divine Child Television (DCTV), Fall Drama Production, Forensics Team, Games Club, Geneaology Club, German Club, In Stitches (Sewing Club), Interact Club (Rotary), Jazz Band, Latin & Greek Club, Medical Club, National Honor Society, Oline Journalism, Pet Therapy Club, Ping Pong Club, Pro-Life Club, Programming Club, Spanish Club, Spring Drama Production, Student Council, Technology/Robotics Club, Train & Rail Enthusiasts Club, Varsity Club, Yearbook Anime Club, Art Club, Chorus, Forensics Team, Games Club, German Club, Jazz Band, Medical Club, Ping Pong Club, Pro-Life Club, Spanish Club, Varsity Club, Yearbook, Academic Quiz Bowl,
Business Professionals of America,
Culinary Arts Club,
Divine Child Television (DCTV),
Fall Drama Production,
Geneaology Club,
In Stitches (Sewing Club),
Interact Club (Rotary),
Latin & Greek Club,
National Honor Society,
Oline Journalism,
Pet Therapy Club,
Programming Club,
Spring Drama Production,
Student Council,
Technology/Robotics Club,
Train & Rail Enthusiasts Club,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 08/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is United Christian School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Divine Child Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (1.1 miles away)
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  • Dearborn Divine Child Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    25001 Herbert Weier Dr
    Dearborn , MI , 48128
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  545  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Dearborn
    Guardian Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    24544 Cherry Hill St
    Dearborn , MI , 48124
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.5  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Dearborn Heights Christus Victor Child Care Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Other Lutheran)
    25535 Ford Road
    Dearborn Heights , MI , 48127
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Other Lutheran)
    0.6  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  NS-7
  • Dearborn Heights
    Dearborn Heights Montessori Center
    Montessori School
    466 N John Daly Rd
    Dearborn Heights , MI , 48127
    Montessori School
    1.1  mi  |  205  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Dearborn Heights
    St Linus Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    6466 N Evangeline St
    Dearborn Heights , MI , 48127
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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