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Dearborn Magnet High School
22586 Ann Arbor Trl, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Dearborn Magnet High School is the newest edition to Dearborn Public Schools. Opened in 2009, it was established toMore help teenagers who are at risk of dropping out of school. Enrollment is based on referrals, and all students go through an interview process to determine if the school is a good fit for them.

The school has graduated fewer than 20 students so far and focuses on students who have not succeeded in the "traditional" high school setting. Along with academic classes, students focus on learning life skills, employability and creating a positive attitude.

The Magnet High School is housed at the Michael Berry Career Center, which is also home to Henry Ford Early College and the Dearborn Center for Math, Science and Technology.

Long Elementary School
3100 Westwood St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Long is one of 19 elementary schools in the Dearborn Public Schools district, and is one of three to house aMore resource-room program for special education students with classes taught by a special-education teacher. Headed by Principal Veronica Jakubus, Long prides itself on parent involvement and well-rounded development of students.
Henry Ford Early College
22586 Ann Arbor Trl, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Henry Ford Early College is a partnership between Dearborn Public Schools and Henry Ford Community College thatMore allows high school students to complete its high school education while also earning an associate's or professional degree at the same time. Housed at the Michael Berry Career Center, this five-year program is begun by ninth or tenth grade students and has a different and rigorous curriculum.

Students enrolled in the Early College spend four days a week at the HFCC Dearborn Heights campus, with one day spent taking science classes at the Henry Ford Health Systems building near Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Students can elect to participate in the program, but will continue into their junior and senior year, taking classes at HFCC's main campus and at their home high school, only if their grades and test scores remain high. For students who remain in the program and complete it in five years, their associate's degree is fully funded. Students go into such programs as nursing, paramedics, biotechnician and radiology.

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