Relationships, Relevance, Respect, Responsibility, and Rigor

Bell Times

Start: 8:00 a.m.

End: 3:30 p.m.

Early Dismissal: 11:30 a.m.

At Denby High School, we incorporate our core values of relationships, relevance, respect, responsibility, and rigor in all facets of our school culture and community, all stakeholders are committed to supporting a learning environment that ensures students are provided a safe, high quality and inquiry based education that will lead them to a pathway of success in college, career, and technical training and allow them to be successful contributors to society.

Academic Offerings:

  • Academic Games
  • AP Statistics
  • Creative Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Honors Art with Lawrence Tech
  • Online Courses
  • Credit Recovery


  • Detroit Food Academy
  • Reaching Higher Leadership 
  • Boys & Girls Basketball
  • Baseball & Softball
  • Cross Country
  • Football & Volleyball
  • Track & Field
  • Tennis
  • Cheerleading
  • Denby Dance Team

Vibrant Student Life:

  • Glee Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Atlantic Impact
  • Robotics
  • Project Graduation
  • College Ambition Program

Group and Partnerships:

  • Parent Resource Room
  • Detroit Parent Network
  • St. John Health Clinic
  • Michigan Works!
  • Department of Health & Human Services


Dress Code:

·        Shorts, skirts, and dresses must be at or below the knee.

·        Transparent, revealing, or skintight leggings may only be worn as undergarments.

·        Pants must ride at or above the hip line and cover all undergarments.  Pajamas are not permitted.

·        Shoulders, mid-sections and cleavage of students must be covered at all times.  No tank tops, halter tops, or sleeveless shirts are permitted during regular school hours.

·        Baseball caps, hats, or hoodies may not be worn inside of the classrooms.

·        Bandanas or spiked jewelry are not allowed in school.

·        Clothing and accessories that promote sex, weapons, alcohol, drugs, violence, gang activity, RIP, profanity, or anything deemed inappropriate is prohibited.

·         All shoes worn by students must be closed-toe.  Open-toe shoes, house shoes, or slippers of any kind are prohibited. 

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