15 Catholic Schools To Close In Metro Detroit
Archdiocese Cites Declining Enrollment, Financial Problems
UPDATED: 10:12 am EST March 17, 2005
The Archdiocese of Detroit has announced the closure of more than a dozen Catholic schools in metro Detroit.Financial problems and declining enrollment are blamed for the closures, which will take effect at the end of the current school year. An official announcement was made Wednesday about the closing of seven high schools and eight elementary schools, according to the Archdiocese of Detroit.The Archdiocese released a list of the schools including the current enrollment (listed below in parenthesis). The schools will close at the end of the current school year.
- Bishop Borgess High School and Academy, Redford Township (103) Trinity Catholic High School, Harper Woods (163) East Catholic High School, Detroit (124) Holy Redeemer High School, Detroit (189) St. Martin de Porres High School, Detroit (224) Notre Dame High School, Harper Woods (295) St. Clement High School, Center Line (127) St. Benedict Elementary, Highland Park (135) St. Casimir Elementary, Detroit (127) St. Luke and St. Brigid Elementary, Detroit (143) St. Mel Elementary, Dearborn Heights (119) Transfiguration Elementary (100) Our Lady Queen of Angels Elementary, Detroit (87) St. Alphonsus Elementary, Dearborn St. Florian Elementary, Hamtramck
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