Who we are

Overview

Deutsche Schule Metro Detroit was formed in the fall of 2006 by parents with a commitment to international education and the goal to educate the children for tomorrow’s world. Our purpose is to provide an economical and affordable German language instruction for all ages while maintaining a high-quality German curriculum for native and non-native German children and adults.

 

Mission Statement

The Deutsche Schule Metro Detroit’s mission is to provide an outstanding educational experience based on cognitive, creative, and social learning skills. By using these skills our students will enhance and advance their ability to speak, read, understand, and write the German language at their individual skill levels in a German-speaking environment and gain a genuine understanding of the German culture and traditions in a friendly, safe, and open atmosphere.

 

Accreditations

Our school is part of the PASCH Initiative – “Schulen. Partner der Zukunft” (Schools, Partners for the Future. Our school administers the National German Exam, level 1 through 4 offered by the American Association for Teachers of German.
We also prepare our students for the Advanced Placement testing at the university level and we offer the “Zentrale Deutschprüfung A2/B1″- a German exam administered in cooperation with the Zentralstelle für das Auslandschulwesen (Center for German Programs Abroad).
Deutsche Schule Metro Detroit is an accredited testing location for the Europäische Fernhochschule Hamburg GmbH and the FernUniversität in Hagen and we proctor exams for students throughout the entire year.

 

The DSMD maintains memberships in the following organizations: