Resource: Renaissance High School (Detroit, MI)
Website: Renaissance High School (Detroit, MI)
URL: http://www.detroit.k12.mi.us/schools/school/574
Description: Renaissance High School is a public coeducational high school for grades 9-12, located in Detroit, MI. The challenging curriculum provides students with a liberal arts background and the opportunity to take advanced placement courses in English, American History, Calculus, Government, Psychology, Chemistry, European History and Biology. The primary goal of Renaissance High School is to enhance the development of the cognitive, emotional/aesthetic, physical and social skills of all our students. Emphasis is placed on the sciences and humanities as students are taught to work effectively with words, people, numbers and ideas. Students who come to Renaissance accept the challenge of a rigorous curriculum. They enroll in seven classes every semester for four years and complete a minimum of 200 work/service hours.

Comments: Contributed by: Educator on 3/10/2004
Rennaisance High has a long-standing reputation as a premiere high school in the Detroit system. The city's schools, however, are beset with many of the problems of urban schools everywhere, and Rennaisance High is also affected. It is a good resource for Detroit Public School students, in a rather bleak urban school system setting.

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